Digestive Health

Your digestive health is an important part of your overall well-being. These helpful articles and tips will point you in the right direction for good digestion.

Your digestive tract is an interesting place. It is a very long passageway from your mouth to your anus, totaling 30 feet in length. There’s a lot of movement that happens along the way: chomping of teeth to tear and grind your food; the stomach churning and squishing and the intestines, absorbing nutrients and water f…

You may not look down into the toilet bowl very often, although, if you have a baby or toddler, you can’t help but notice and wonder what is happening ‘down there.’ If you do hazard a glance, particularly on a regular basis, there can be a wealth of important information that you can use to understand your state of hea…

First things first: any severe abdominal pain that keeps recurring or is persistent should mean a trip to your primary care doctor for evaluation. Your doctor will rule out things like appendicitis, gall bladder or kidney stones, ulcers, and other serious illnesses. However, perhaps the most common chronic digestive il…