Eighteen ways to reduce bloating

Quick tips to get rid of bloating 1. Going for a walk 2. Trying yoga poses 3. Using peppermint capsules 4. Trying gas relief capsules 5. Trying abdominal massage 6. Using essential oils 7. Taking a warm bath, soaking, and relaxing Long-term solutions for bloating 8. Increasing fiber gradually 9. Replacing sodas with water 10. […]

What is hypochlorhydria?

Causes Symptoms Risk factors Diagnosis Treatment Antibiotics for H. pylori Reviewing medication use Digestive enzymes and HCL supplements Stress management Changing eating habits Addressing nutrient deficiencies Outlook Hypochlorhydria is the medical term for a low level of stomach acid. People with hypochlorhydria may experience digestive issues, nutritional deficiencies, and gastrointestinal infections, but prompt treatment can […]

How to deal with two-year molars

Symptoms Home remedies Medications to avoid When to see a doctor Takeaway Also known as second molars, 2-year molars are the set of teeth at the back of the mouth. These are wide, flat teeth that are perfect for grinding foods. According to the American Dental Association, 2-year molars typically come through when a child […]

What causes malabsorption?

Causes and types Cardiovascular disorders Drug-induced disorders Impaired digestion Inadequate absorptive surface Infection Intestinal mucosa abnormalities Lymphatic obstruction Reduced bile salt concentration What are the symptoms? When to see a doctor Diagnosis What are the treatment options? Complications Takeaway Malabsorption is a disorder that occurs when people are unable to absorb nutrients from their diets, […]

Researchers develop ingestible sensor to non-invasively monitor indicators of disease

NIBIB-funded researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have created an ingestible sensor to non-invasively monitor indicators of disease in the stomach and intestines. The capsule carries genetically engineered bacteria that sense specific substances in the gut. The other components built into the one-and-a-half-inch capsule include phototransistors, a custom integrated circuit, a small battery, […]

What to know about annular pancreas

What is an annular pancreas? Causes Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Surgery After surgery Complications Outlook An annular pancreas is when a ring of pancreas tissue grows around part of the small intestine, which can cause intestinal blockages. Annular means ring-shaped, and it refers to the ring of tissue around the segment of small intestine, which is […]