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.
Alternative Treatments for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
WebMD provides an overview of alternative treatments used for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
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) .
Hemorrhoids - Home Treatment
Home treatment, which mainly involves establishing healthy bowel habits, may keep your hemorrhoids from getting worse.
The BRAT Diet
WebMD explains why the BRAT diet is no longer recommended for children with an upset stomach.
Safely Using Laxatives for Constipation
Laxatives are typically prescribed for constipation. WebMD explains their different types and how to use them safely.
The Digestive System and Gas
Burping and farting. They are caused by gas, and gas is caused by a number of factors, some within our control. WebMD explains.
WebMD explains traveler's diarrhea and how you can avoid it.
What Is Esophageal Manometry?
WebMD explains a test called esophageal manometry, which is used to detect swallowing problems, heartburn, and chest pain.
Frequently Asked Questions About Digestive Diseases
Get answers to your questions about digestive problems - from hemorrhoids to reflux to celiac sprue -- from the experts at WebMD.