The latest news on digestive disorders
The surest way to manage gallstones is surgical removal of the gallbladder.
Irritable bowel syndrome is very common, affecting as many as 1 in 5 people.
Managing the symptoms of IBS is the key to reducing pain and discomfort.
The treatments for IBS include medications, stress relief, diet, and alternative therapies.
IBS is typically diagnosed after ruling out serious diseases like ulcerative colitis or colon cancer.
The main symptom of IBS is abdominal pain or discomfort, along with a change in bowel habits.
IBS is characterized by abdominal pain, gassiness, bloating, and constipation or diarrhea.
Most peptic ulcers heal if gastric acid production is suppressed when the infection is eradicated.
Tests can identify underlying causes, which allows more targeted treatment.
Peptic ulcer is a disorder of the upper gastrointestinal tract.