The Basics of Colonoscopy
A colonoscopy is used to screen for colon cancer and diagnose other problems. Learn more.
Imaging Tests for Digestive Diseases
Imaging tests can help determine the cause of digestive problems. WebMD helps you understand which tests are available.
Dietary Fiber for Constipation
For safe and effective relief from chronic constipation, look for fiber on your grocer's shelves. Find out more.
Safely Using Laxatives for Constipation
Laxatives can solve constipation but they need to be used properly. Find out about the different types of laxatives and how to use them safely.
The Digestive System and Gas
WebMD looks at gas, an embarrassing -- and sometimes painful -- fact of life.
WebMD looks at the causes and treatments of esophagitis, an inflammation of the esophagus.
Digestive Problems and Upper Endoscopy
An upper endoscopy is a procedure in which a thin scope with a light and camera at its tip is used to examine the inside of the upper digestive tract. Learn why this procedure is used and how to prepare for it.
Frequently Asked Questions About Digestive Diseases
Get answers to your questions on digestive problems from the experts at WebMD.
The BRAT Diet
The BRAT diet was once a staple of most pediatricians' recommendations for children with an upset stomach. Now experts say the BRAT diet may not be the best option. Learn why at WebMD.
What Is Esophageal Manometry?
WebMD looks at how swallowing problems can be detected through a test called esophageal manometry.