Bloating Causes And Prevention

Most of the people suffer from bloating, even when they have not had a large meal. In some severe cases, bloating may cause distension of the abdomen. What and how you eat is the main cause of bloating or gas. Hence making a few simple changes in your diet will help. Bloating Causes Below are the common causes of bloating and ways to avoid them: The most common cause is overeating. Hence eating smaller portions should ease the pain. Unlike protein and carbohydrates, fat takes longer ti...

Understanding Heartburn Symptoms

Heartburn symptoms
When stomach acid seeps from stomach up into the esophagus, it results in acid reflux causing heartburn. The triggers for heartburn varies from person to person. But most of the people experience similar heartburn symptoms. Heartburn Symptoms Symptoms of heartburn include the following: Feeling of burning sensation in the chest behind the breastbone which occurs after eating. It lasts from a few minutes to several hours. Difficulty in swallowing Burning feeling in the throat or expe...

Understanding Heartburn And Its Causes

Heartburn has got nothing to do with your heart. But some symptoms are similar to those of heart disease or heart attack. It is actually an irritation of the esophagus. Esophagus is the tube which joins your throat and stomach. The cause of heartburn is stomach acid. You will experience some kind of burning sensation in your upper belly or just below your breast bone. What Causes Heartburn? Symptoms of heartburn may be due to a problem with a muscular valve known as the lower esophageal sphinc...

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...