Home / Digestive System (page 10)

Digestive System

Food Poisoning While Pregnant

Pregnancy doesn’t necessarily mean “eating for two,” but you do need to eat a variety of foods to provide you and your growing baby with the proper nutrients. A pregnancy diet is usually the same as you normally eat when not pregnant, but there are a few foods to avoid …

Read More »

Can You Live Without a Pancreas?

Located between the stomach and other organs, including the liver, spleen, and small intestine, the pancreas is an abdominal organ of about 6 inches in length that helps regulate blood sugar and improve digestion. Diabetes, pancreatic cancer, and pancreatitis are three diseases associated with the pancreas that may require its …

Read More »

How to Prevent Appendicitis

The appendix is an organ connected to the small intestine on the right side. This small organ typically won’t cause any issues, but it can sometimes become inflamed or infected or occasionally get blocked by feces. The inflammation is a medical emergency known as appendicitis. Because of the severity of …

Read More »

Constipation Before Period

Everyone’s bowel movements occur at different times. When it takes longer to have a bowel movement than normal, you may become constipated. Some people have a bowel movement at least once a day while others may have a bowel movement three times a day. The longer you go without having …

Read More »

Can’t Stop Burping

Burping every once in a while after drinking alcohol or after eating a large meal is completely normal. But what if you can’t stop it? Too much burping can become annoying and not just for the person who can’t stop it, also for those around. However, even when people tell …

Read More »

Can’t Stop Farting

People typically pass gas about 20 times a day, and flatulence is an ordinary occurrence. However, for some people who keep farting, it’s a severe problem that can be socially and painfully embarrassing. Flatulence is a normal byproduct of the foods we eat. When our digestive system breaks our food …

Read More »

I Can’t Taste Anything, Why?

People often take their senses of smell and taste for granted. It is only when they are not able to smell or taste something properly that they realize how important their senses are. Not being able to smell is a condition known as anosmia. Normally, this is a temporary condition …

Read More »

I Can’t Taste Anything, Why?

People often take their senses of smell and taste for granted. It is only when they are not able to smell or taste something properly that they realize how important their senses are. Not being able to smell is a condition known as anosmia. Normally, this is a temporary condition …

Read More »

Can’t Stop Burping

Burping every once in a while after drinking alcohol or after eating a large meal is completely normal. But what if you can’t stop it? Too much burping can become annoying and not just for the person who can’t stop it, also for those around. However, even when people tell …

Read More »

Can’t Stop Farting

People typically pass gas about 20 times a day, and flatulence is an ordinary occurrence. However, for some people who keep farting, it’s a severe problem that can be socially and painfully embarrassing. Flatulence is a normal byproduct of the foods we eat. When our digestive system breaks our food …

Read More »