Belching is a common but usually socially unacceptable fact of life. It may happen a dozen times throughout the day, and many have rotten egg burps as a result. This form of expelled gas from the stomach may have a pungent odor depending on the foo... Read More
White specks in stools can result from a great number of health factors. It could mean that you are lactose intolerant, or the white substance in stool could just be the by-product of a chemical in your medication.
Those white balls in poop could a... Read More
Do you suffer from constipation? It could turn into a more serious condition if you aren’t careful.
When it comes to health, I strongly believe in the saying, “You are what you eat.”
I’m sure you already know about the importance of a ... Read More
Hematochezia vs. melena. Both are medical conditions linked to blood in stool, but what are the differences? Is one simply pooping blood along with stools, while the other is caused by rectal bleeding? In this article, we will compare and contrast he... Read More
One of the more serious cases of dark stools is known as melena. What is melena? It is a medical condition resulting in black stools of blood or tarry stools. Passing black stool does not always indicate the presence of b... Read More
Ileocolitis is the most common type of Crohn’s disease that affects the small intestine in nearly half of Crohn’s disease sufferers. Its name comes from the fact that it affects the ileum and colon at the same time.
In ... Read More
Ischemic colitis (also known as ischemic bowel disease) is a condition that tends to affect older adults and seniors. It occurs when blood is restricted from flowing into the colon.
The results of this are typically uncomfortable, painful, and unple... Read More
Ischemic colitis, or ischemic bowel disease, is not a fun time, and you certainly don’t ever want to contract it. But it is seemingly one of those gastrointestinal issues that cannot be avoided. If it’s going to hit you, it’s going to hit you.... Read More