Diarrhea – Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

When your stools are watery and loose, it means you have diarrhea. It is a common digestive disorder which is usually not serious. Most people have this condition once or twice a year and it lasts usually for 2 or 3 days. Over the counter medicines can treat this condition. It may also come as a symptom of other health conditions like the irritable bowel syndrome. Diarrhea Symptoms Some of the common diarrhea symptoms include the following: Loose and watery stools Cramps Nausea B...

Gastritis – Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Gastritis can be acute or chronic. It is an inflammation of the stomach lining. This condition can be cured with proper treatment plan. Causes of Gastritis Stress, excessive alcohol intake, chronic vomiting or taking certain medications can cause this condition. Medications may include over the counter drugs like aspirin or anti-inflammatory drugs. May also occur due to following causes of gastritis: Bacterial and viral infections Reflux of bile - a back flow of bile from bile duct to ...

Gallstones – Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Gallbladder is a small organ present in the liver that stores the bile juice secreted by the liver. Gallstones are not the real stones but small chunks of solid material that form in the gallbladder. You may not be aware of their presence in your body until these gallstones block a bile duct resulting in severe pain. Gallstones Types Mainly there are two kinds: Cholesterol Stones - 80% of the gallbladder stones are of this type and are usually yellow-green in color. Pigment Stones - Th...