| Nov 30, 2009
Gastroesophageal refers to the stomach and the esophagus. Reflux refers to the back-flow of acidic stomach contents into the esophagus. There is no known single cause of GERD. It occurs when the esophageal defenses are overwhelmed by acidic gastric...
| Sep 5, 2009
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| Apr 8, 2009
| 1:08 PM
There's something about digestive difficulties that makes them hard to discuss in polite company--which leaves many of us suffering one problem or another in silence.
Yet fixes can be as simple as making informed lifestyle changes or taking over-the-...
| Mar 8, 2010
Bloating, cramping and abdominal pain aren't just associated with PMS. They're also symptoms of digestive disorders. Here's a snapshot of four such problems.
1. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Approximately 1 in 5 American adults, most of them women,...