Things to Keep in Your Medicine Cabinet
American families keep a wide range of prescription and non-prescription items in their medicine cabinets, but what is really necessary?
Balancing Symptoms in Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Irritable bowel syndrome affects more than one in 10 people, and a small subset have diarrhea associated with it. Living with the fear of unexpected, painful diarrhea can be debilitating.
Common Side Effects of Antidepressants
Some of the most widely prescribed antidepressant medications are selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). Here’s a list of side effects associated with SSRIs.
Good Bacteria for Healthy Guts
Companies selling foods like yogurt and kombucha use advertisements boasting about their products' live probiotics and cultures, but do these products have any real health benefits?
New IBS Rx for Diarrhea Relief
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) can be a literal pain in the gut. IBS symptoms such as diarrhea, tummy aches and cramps can negatively impact quality of life.
Do Probiotics Work for Diarrhea in the Hospital?
Several probiotic foods and beverages on the market claim to help with gut health. But do they really work for everyone?
Dodging Diarrhea with Zinc
Diarrhea is one of the most common illnesses to occur in babies and young children. For babies who get it a lot, there may be an option to help reduce or prevent diarrhea.
The Good, the Bad, and the 'Difficile'
There is such a thing as good bacteria. And they can be helpful when upset stomachs call for constant bathroom trips.
Splash Into Clean Water
The summertime heat sends many of us looking for a place to take a nice, cool dip. As you prepare to swim in pools, lakes and oceans, be mindful of what's in the water and how people can contaminate these places.
From Ulcer to Diarrhea
Next time that ulcer acts up, be wary of taking certain medicines while in the hospital. Though stomach antihistamines can reduce the acid, other problems could result.