Digestive Disorders Slideshows
A Guide to Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH)
- Elimination Diet for Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Find out how cutting out certain foods from your diet can help manage your EoE.
- Symptoms of Liver Problems
By the time a liver disease shows symptoms, it could already be advanced. Here are the signs to look for so you can stop the condition before it leads to liver failure.
- Why Do I Have Blood in My Stool?
Do you have blood in your stool? Find out about possible causes and what steps you should take.
- Surprising Reasons Why You’re Gassy
Everyone has some gas. But you might have more than usual because of these things. See what the culprits are.
- Best and Worst Foods for Gut Health
Want to improve your gut health? Find out which prebiotic and probiotic rich foods to include in your diet and which indulgences should be avoided.
- GI Symptoms Never to Ignore
Could your stomach symptoms be a sign of something serious? These pains and pangs are worth a second look.
- Gallbladder Surgery: What to Expect
Gallbladder surgery generally means the removal of your gallbladder. Find out why you might need this surgery and what to expect if you have it.
- Guide to Appendicitis
Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatment of appendicitis, and get tips for recovery from surgery.
- Is It Heartburn or Something Else?
Do you get a burning in your throat or chest after you eat? It could be heartburn -- or over a dozen other conditions.
- Am I Having a Gallbladder Attack?
Could your belly pain be a gallbladder attack? Find out what causes gallbladder attacks, and whether you could be at risk.
- Tips to Ease Stomach Pain From Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency
Get some easy-to-follow suggestions to feel more comfortable.
- What You Should Know About Tapeworms
How much do you know about tapeworms? Find out more about what they are, how they get into your body, and how you can treat and prevent them.
- How to Stop Gas Pain
When gas gets stuck in your digestive system, you may feel pain or bloating. If changes in your diet or other habits don’t fix it, you might need your doctor’s help.
- Tips To Reduce Bloating
Are you feeling bloated around the belly? It could be that you just ate a bit too much for lunch. But there may be other reasons. Learn how to reduce bloating.
- All About Your Microbiome
Trillions of bacteria and other tiny organisms make up your microbiome. Learn about its links to your health and ways you can boost it.
- How to Keep Your Gallbladder Happy
It’s a small organ, but the gallbladder is a big player in your digestive system. Here are easy moves you can make throughout your day to keep it humming -- and to keep away gallstones.
- Best and Worst Foods for Stomach Ulcers
Food can’t cause an ulcer. But if you already have one, what you eat and drink could either make it more painful or help you heal faster.
- Visual Guide to Stomach Ulcers
Learn about the causes and symptoms of stomach ulcers, and find out which kinds of treatment can help.
- Your Liver: Your Coolest Organ
It’s one of your body’s most amazing organs. It does hundreds of jobs in your body, and it can even rebuild itself. Here are some other wonders of the human liver.
- Celebrities With Crohn’s Disease
More than half a million people in the United States have Crohn's disease. Here are 15 of them you've probably heard of.
- Food Swaps for Crohn’s Disease
Switch this for that. Learn how some simple food swaps could make life with Crohn’s easier.
- Foods That Help or Hurt Tummy Cramps
What you eat can affect your cramps -- for better or for worse. Here are the best and worst foods and drinks for when you’re in pain.
- What’s Making You Burp?
It might not have been that bean dip. Some of the reasons why burps keep happening might surprise you.
- Visual Guide to Fatty Liver Disease
It could be the most common disease you've never heard of. Learn what causes it, what trouble it can lead to, and how you can control -- or cure -- it.
- Causes of Anal Itching
Anal itch is, well, a bummer. Triggers can range from bad bathroom habits to certain health conditions. Find out more about what could be to blame for that itch.
- How Your Gut Health Affects Your Whole Body
The bacteria found in your gut can be good for your whole body. Find out how.
- What to Eat (or Not) When Your Stomach Hurts
We all get an upset stomach from time to time. Knowing what to eat -- and when -- can help keep you from feeling worse.
- Why Am I Constipated?
If you haven’t been able to go in a while, there are a few possible reasons for that. Find out more about why you might be constipated.
- Tips for Day-to-Day Diarrhea Relief
When the need to go takes over your life, try these things to help you regain control and peace of mind.
- Your Guide to Your Gallbladder
Find out what this small organ does for you and how you can help prevent problems with it.
- Why Am I Bloated?
You know the feeling: Your pants feel a bit tight, your belly feels a little too full -- your face might even be a bit puffy. You’re bloated. Find out why it happens and what you can do about it.
- Stomach Flu: What You Need to Know
It can take you by surprise and leave you drained and exhausted. The “stomach flu” usually goes away on its own, but it can cause dehydration and other health problems.
- Guide to Hernias
Hernias often don’t cause many symptoms, but they can lead to some serious problems. Learn about what to look for and how they’re treated.
- Reasons You’re Not Hungry
Don’t feel like eating? Find out what may be behind your lack of appetite.
- What People With IBS Wish You Knew
Do you know someone with irritable bowel syndrome? There are some things they’d like you to know.
- Reasons Your Stomach Hurts
A belly ache can be a sign of so many things -- some serious, some not-so-serious. Check out a few possibilities.
- Can't Go? These 14 Foods Can Help
When you gotta go, you gotta go -- unless of course you can’t. If you can’t always go when you want to, you can turn to a few things that might help.
- Worst Foods for Constipation
Find out what foods are worst for your constipation in this WebMD slideshow.
- 15 Surprising Foods That Cause Gas
Watch out for these 15 foods that are known to cause bloating and gas.
- What Your Poop Type and Color Mean
The different shapes and colors of your stool can tell you something about your health.
- What Are Hemorrhoids?
Hemorrhoids, or piles, happen when you get swollen veins around your anus. Learn more about what causes hemorrhoids, their symptoms, and treatments.
- Slideshow: Easing Constipation on Vacation
Don't worry about bathroom problems when you travel. See how to prevent and treat constipation when you're on vacation.
- Diarrhea Myths and Facts
No one wants to get diarrhea -- but if you do get it, learn how to get better, fast. This slideshow separates fact from fiction.
- Lactose Intolerance: 14 Ways to Still Love Dairy
See how certain cheeses, lactose-free milk, probiotics, and more can help keep dairy in your diet.
- 19 Constipation Myths and Facts
Constipated? See why you may be having problems with your bowel movements and whether fiber, water, and exercise can help with constipation.
- Top Foods With Probiotics
See which foods deliver a hefty dose of probiotics, and could be the key to taming your digestive problems.
- Super Steps to Boost Digestive Health
Treat your body right with these simple tips for the best digestive health. See how to deal with diarrhea, gas, reflux, and more.
- Lactose Intolerant? Here's How to Get the Nutrients You Need
See how to eat right when dairy gives you stomach problems. Learn how to get calcium and vitamin D from lactose-free milk, calcium-rich foods, and the sun.
- Diverticulitis Slideshow: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments
See images of what goes on in the colon to cause the telltale pouches of diverticulosis that lead to the inflammation of diverticulitis. Learn about the symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of diverticular disease.