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stomach,intestine & Digestive disease : Health & Medical

Stress and Acid Reflux - It's Time to Change Your Life!

Stress has already been well documented to have such a negative impact on your life by way of sleeping patterns, relationships and many other things. Did you know, however that stress and acid reflux can go hand in hand? So perhaps it is time to re-evaluate your life to check whether or not stress i...More...

How to Supplement Stomach Acid

Digestive problems can be frustrating and confusing. We often hear about taking antacids to combat excessive stomach acid, but we rarely, if ever, hear about treating low stomach acid. We need a sufficient amount of acid in our stomachs to digest our food correctly and to utilize as much of our food...More...

Foods to Stop Acid Reflux in Toddlers

Though not as common or as severe as adult acid reflux, toddler acid reflux is still prevalent and can be a sign of an underlying danger to the child's health or even a preexisting condition. Luckily, medicine is not always needed to stop the reflux. Sometimes, simply watching a child's diet is all ...More...

Colitis Cures

Colitis (also known as ulcerative colitis) causes ulcers, or inflamed sores, in the lining of the colon and rectum. These sores can bleed and cause pain for colitis patients. Colitis symptoms include bloody stools, constipation and frequent diarrhea. Colitis is a common disease, but medicine and pr...More...

How to Run a Feeding Tube With an Infusion Pump

A person who is unable to eat on his or her own may be fed through a tube to maintain optimal nutritional status. Tube feedings may be short or long term, and the feeding tube may be introduced into the body via the nostrils or abdominal area. A person being tube fed may get intermittent, bolus or c...More...

Acid Reflux Natural Cure - 7 Effective Remedies For Acid Reflux

Acid reflux disease is a common condition that causes damage to the esophagus. The effects of the disease (also referred to as GERD) have great potential to be painful and ongoing. Although most healthcare professionals initially prescribe drugs to slow down the progression of the effects, acid refl...More...

Common Types of Hernias-Health Tools

Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems. Umbilical Hernia: Should I Have Surgery? Umbilical Hernia: Should My Child Have Surgery?...More...

What Causes a Stomach Flu?

VirusesThe stomach flu, or gastroenteritis, is caused by a number of different viruses that may enter the body. The most common classes of viruses are sapoviruses, noroviruses, rotaviruses, astroviruses and Type 40 or 41 of the adenoviruses. These viruses typically enter the body through......More...