How to tell if your stomach is not digesting food

Do you have a creeping suspicion that your stomach is not digesting your food normally? There...

Colon prep 101: Everything you need to know before your procedure

A colonoscopy is a procedure that is performed on a patient by a gastrointestinal specialist so...

Probiotics: What do they actually do for gut health?

Ever bought a pack of yogurts at the store that was marketed as being a great source of...

Probiotics: What do they actually do for gut health?

Ever bought a pack of yogurts at the store that was marketed as being a great source of probiotics? Probiotics are live microorganisms that can be found in cultured foods like yogurt, kefir, kombucha, sauerkraut, sourdough bread and many others. You may have heard...

What causes rectal bleeding and when to be concerned

Rectal bleeding is a symptom that can be attributed to a variety of conditions. It can be simply described as the occurrence of bleeding from the rectum or the presence of blood in the stool. Most often, the causes of rectal bleeding may be isolated and aren’t a major...

How long does it take for your food to digest?

How long does it take for your food to digest?

Digestion is an essential body function that is also interconnected with a large portion of the organs in your body. For digestion to occur, the parts of the gastrointestinal system must function together. When one of these parts becomes damaged or doesn’t function as...

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