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Digestive Health


How to Deal With Gastritis With Simple Lifestyle Changes

You know that feeling when you wake up in the morning and your tummy is aching? You feel nauseous, and eating breakfast is the furthest thing from your mind. This may be a sign of gastritis.


Irritable Bowel Syndrome vs. Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Irritable bowel syndrome and inflammatory bowel disease both affect the digestive system. While both can be quite distressing and even debilitating, they are quite different entities.


Diverticulitis and Diverticular Disease

An examination of diverticulitis and diverticular disease. Learn about diagnosis, incidence, and complications such as ruptures or perforation of the bowel with the formation of a fistula.


Foods You Can or Can't Eat When You Have Diverticulitis

A common misconception is that certain foods like nuts and seeds can cause diverticulitis. However, there is no scientific evidence for this. Here is a general guideline for what foods you can and can't eat when you have diverticulitis.

Recovering after Surgery for a Bowel Obstruction usually takes up to two to four weeks and it can be very painful depending on the nature of the surgery.

How to Know If You Have a Bowel Obstruction

I have had several bowel obstructions, so I've learned a lot about how to recognize the signs and symptoms. I hope to help others tell whether they might be suffering from this painful condition.