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Perimenopause Digestive Disorders

There are many different types of digestive disorders that may affect women during perimenopause. Some of these can include constipation, diarrhea, bloating, indigestion, and difficulty swallowing. In addition, some women may experience more heartburn, irritable bowel syndrome, gerd, and Laryngopha...More...

Approaches to Diagnosing IBS

How can symptoms, biomarkers, and/or psycholocial markers help clinicians to accurately and effectively diagnose IBS?...More...

Colitis

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of colitis, including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more....More...

Define Hydronephrosis

Hydronephrosis is a dilation and distention of the kidney. It's usually the result of an obstruction that blocks the flow of urine, such as a kidney stone. Hydronephrosis can eventually cause the affected kidney to atrophy....More...

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Relief

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a functional gastrointestinal disease. There are three subsets of IBS: diarrhea-dominant; constipation-dominant; or a mix of both. There are many ways to alleviate IBS symptoms....More...

Diet for Ulcer Patients

Stomach ulcers are a painful and persistent condition brought on by excess acidity in the stomach. Ulcers are a fairly common medical condition, affecting several million individuals in the United States alone. While ulcers can certainly be treated with medicine, symptoms resulting from an ulcer can...More...

What to Do About Acid Reflux?

Acid reflux is an uncomfortable condition. In most cases, reflux is an occasional problem that rarely leads to serious complications. On the other hand, if reflux becomes a daily problem, you may have a more serious form of the illness. And if left untreated, this condition increases your risk of es...More...

What Diet Helps Lymphocytic Colitis?

Lymphocyctic colitis is a type of inflammatory bowel disorder that can cause all kinds of stresses, ranging from the physical stress of the symptoms to the psychological stress of not knowing whether your next meal will result in embarrassing digestive disturbances. While lymphocytic colitis can be...More...

Treatment for Helicobacter Pylori Peptic Ulcer

What is colorectal cancer? The purpose of the treatment that your doctor recommends in case you have a peptic ulcer caused by H. Pylori is to destroy the bacteria, to lower the quantity of acid from your stomach and duodenum and to preserve...More...

Bowel Disease: Changing Your Diet

Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are types of inflammatory bowel disease. They cause inflammation and sores (ulcers) in the digestive tract. This can lead to symptoms such as diarrhea,belly pain,loss of appetite,fever,bloody stools,and weight loss. Often symptoms are worse after eating. If you...More...