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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]What Causes Gas? Everyone experiences gas, in fact, the average person passes gas more than 10 times a day. While completely normal, passing gas or belching can be embarrassing. A wide variety of factors contribute to gas including...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]What Is Irritable Bowel Syndrome? Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS is a disorder the intestines and stomach resulting in various forms of stomach pain and discomfort. Individuals suffering with IBS might also have problems with their intestinal muscle movement...

What is Esophagitis? Esophagitis is the inflammation or irritation of the esophagus. Often caused by gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), this condition is painful and makes it difficult to swallow. Esophagitis causes symptoms including heartburn, painful swallowing, chest pain, coughing, fever, nausea, and belly pain. What Causes Esophagitis? Esophagitis...

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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]What Causes Abdominal Bloating? A wide variety of factors contribute to abdominal bloating from the food you eat to digestive disorders. In fact, abdominal bloating is a symptom of most digestive disorders including IBS, celiac disease, and ulcerative...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]What Is Fatty Liver Disease? While all livers contain a certain percentage of fat by weight, a patient is categorized as having fatty liver if fat constitutes more than 5-10% of the organ. Alcohol abuse is known as...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]What Causes Rectal Bleeding? A variety of conditions, some more serious than others, can cause rectal bleeding. Rectal bleeding could be caused by an anal fissure or by straining to pass solid waste due to chronic constipation, sometimes...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]What Causes Diarrhea? Diarrhea is a very common gastrointestinal complaint characterized by loose and watery stools. Most people have diarrhea once or twice a year, lasting for a couple of days and it is usually not serious. A...

What is Crohn’s Disease? Crohn’s disease is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that causes swelling, inflammation, and irritation in the digestive tract. Symptoms commonly include pain and cramping in the abdomen, frequent need for bowel movements, diarrhea, rectal bleeding, weight loss, fatigue, fever, night sweats,...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]What Is Constipation? Constipation occurs when you struggle to have a bowel movement or are unable to pass stool. While constipation isn’t usually serious, it can be uncomfortable. Everyone has their own normal schedule for bowel movements, some...