Dietary Fiber for Constipation
For safe and effective relief from chronic constipation, look for fiber on your grocer's shelves. Find out more.
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.
What Is Esophageal Manometry?
WebMD looks at how swallowing problems can be detected through a test called esophageal manometry.
WebMD looks at the causes and treatments of esophagitis, an inflammation of the esophagus.
Read about the three types of diverticular disease, including diverticulosis, diverticulitis, and diverticular bleeding.
The Digestive System and Gas
WebMD looks at gas, an embarrassing -- and sometimes painful -- fact of life.
When to Call a Doctor About Digestive Problems
Learn about digestive disease symptoms that warrant a call to your health care provider from experts at WebMD.
WebMD explains traveler's diarrhea and how you can avoid it.
Indigestion is often a symptom of another problem. Learn the facts about indigestion from experts at WebMD.
Prescription Drugs to Treat Constipation
If diet, water, fiber, and the occasional drugstore laxative don’t help your chronic constipation, it may be time to ask your doctor about one of these three prescription drugs.