Types of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
There are three types of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), each with slightly different symptoms. Learn more about them here.
Will Avoiding Carbs Called "FODMAPs" Ease IBS?
If you have IBS, limiting FODMAPs may alleviate abdominal pain, gas, bloating, and more. Learn how FODMAPs work in the gut.
Why Take a Sitz Bath?
A sitz bath, or warm-water bath covering the hips and buttocks, can help heal hemorrhoids, bowel issues, and infections.
The Basics of Colonoscopy
WebMD explains colonoscopy, a procedure used to screen for colon cancer and in some cases, to treat other intestinal conditions.
Imaging Tests for Digestive Diseases
WebMD explains some of the imaging tests used to diagnose digestive problems.
What Is Gastritis?
WebMD explains the causes, symptoms, and treatment of gastritis, a common condition in which the lining of the stomach becomes inflamed and irritated.
Caregiving and Digestive Diseases
Caring for someone with digestive problems can be difficult. WebMD offers tips for caregivers.
Cirrhosis of the Liver
WebMD offers a comprehensive overview of cirrhosis of the liver, including types, causes, diagnosis, symptoms, and treatment.
Diarrhea and Lactose Intolerance: When Dairy Is the Problem
Are your stomach cramps and diarrhea caused by lactose intolerance? WebMD explains how to control symptoms --and which nondairy foods will give you the calcium and vitamin D your body needs.
Good Foods for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) With Constipation
Learn ways to get fiber in your diet, plus three delicious recipes to help you manage your irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) .