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  • Is a Low-FODMAP Diet Right for You?

    If you have digestive problems like IBS, bloating, gas, belly pain, diarrhea, or constipation, a low-FODMAP diet could help ease your symptoms. So, what exactly are FODMAPs? They’re a type of carb that draw water into your digestive tract, which could make you bloated. And if you eat too much of them, they can hang around in your gut and ferment. Here’s what you need to know about a low-FODMAP diet and whether or not it could be good for you:
  • 1 day ago

    Does anyone have answers?

    I have this pain on my leftside of my lower back area that has travel to my hip to my abdominal area down to my left leg with a hot burning feeling my stomach has been making loud noises I feel like a washing machine going in my stomach very painful....
  • 3 days ago

    Nausea and Vomiting

    Since October, I have been having severe acid reflux and vomiting 10-15 times a day. I had an ultrasound, blood tests, and breath tests which showed no abnormalities, and an endoscopy, which showed inflamation but no other issues. If there is any pressure on my stomach, I immediately get nauseous and vomit. If I take Prilosec and Zantac daily, symptoms are tolerable. Sugar and greasy foods (even in extremely small quantities) cause severe nausea, vomiting, and acid reflux. Potentially related, but....
  • 2 days ago

    High Alt and Ast

    Last week I went to the doctor. I got my test results and I had elevated Alt and Ast levels both were 85 (all other blood work was fine). I've been a heavy beer drinker for 6 years. I'm 27.. How worried should I be I'm kind of freaking out a bit. Any insight is appreciated. Also I quit drinking when I got the results.
  • 2 days ago

    Ulcer diet questions

    I was recently diagnosed with a bleeding ulcer and am finding conflicting dietary guidelines. For instance, should I eat raw vegetables? Should I drink milk? What type of snacks should I graze on? Please help!
  • 3 days ago

    Chronic burping, nausea, muscle weakness and facial flushing - what is this?

    What is wrong with me?!? I am a 36-year-old female who has been burping constantly. I wake up extremely nauseous almost every morning. After eating the nausea is worse and the burping is worse. Doesn't matter what I eat... I've also been feeling generalized weakness in my whole body, especially my arms. I think this is related to the indigestion but I'm not sure. I started taking Omniprazole (20mg 2x/day) and it seemed to work for a couple weeks but now my symptoms are getting severe....
  • Rectal Soreness. Can someone please give me answer

    About 3 months ago, I started taking green tea pills with a very high amount of caffeine. About 2 weeks later, I began to develop hemorrhoid-like symptoms. I had an occasionally itchy anus, a bit of blood on the toilet paper, and some mild rectal pain. That eventually went away after a few weeks. However, the mild rectal pain has persisted. It like a dull soreness approximately 4 inches inside my anus. It is not a constant pain. Laying down or prolonged sitting seems to make it occur more, while....
  • 5 days ago

    Ruling out something serious

    Hi I am trying to determine the cause of my digestive issues. Male, 57 yrs old, no history of major illnesses. Moderately overweight and enjoy my wine at dinner time. History and symptoms: * change in bowel habits over 6 month period; more urgency/frequency, change in form, generally softer and thinner * some discomfort in lower left quadrant, sometimes spasms * Generally OK during the night * cannot associate with foods and diet *symptoms were more variable recently (had some good uneventful days....
  • 5 days ago

    Nissen Fundoplication

    Can you have the procedure listed above if you had a gastric sleeve?
  • 6 days ago

    stomach pains

    I'm around 16 years old, and I have sort of a long history. It may or may not all be connected, but here it is: Ever since my period started, it was unstable, so my mom thought I should try Chinese medicine. About a year after consuming it almost daily, I got what the doctors told me was just a stomach flu. But it didn't feel like all the other stomach flues I've had. After the first week, where I normally would I have been better, I still had no appetite. The doctors I've visited....