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Lactose intolerance: Why some people cannot digest milk products

Lactose intolerance is a digestive problem that is characterized by the inability to digest lactose, a type of natural sugar commonly found in dairy products such as milk and yogurt.

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Endoscopy & Colonoscopy: How often should you get one done?

Both endoscopy and colonoscopy are non-surgical procedures to diagnose as well as treat conditions affecting the digestive tract.

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Differences: Irritable bowel syndrome and inflammatory bowel disease

IBS and IBD are two chronic conditions that affect the gastrointestinal tract or the digestive tract that runs from the mouth to the anus.

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Crohn’s disease: A lifelong form of inflammatory bowel disease

A person experiencing abdominal pain, cramps, diarrhoea, weight loss, and rectal bleeding over prolonged periods could be affected by Crohn’s disease.

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The difference between wheat allergy, celiac disease, and gluten intolerance

These three major disorders are known to trigger unpleasant symptoms following intake of foods made using wheat.

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Are probiotics safe and effective for treating dyspepsia?

A new study indicates that spore-forming probiotics are safe and effective for treating functional dyspepsia, also known as indigestion.

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Digestive Health

Hidden health benefits in a bowl of salad

The nutrients in a salad bowl can help in boosting the immune system, fighting various diseases, and enhance the body’s overall wellbeing.

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Understanding the digestive problems caused by COVID-19

The declining second wave of COVID-19 has coincided with an increase in the number of patients, including children, reporting digestive or gastrointestinal (GI) problems.

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Could local immune reaction in the gut be a cause of IBS pain?

Recent research suggests that the pain caused by infection-induced IBS may be because of a local immune reaction to food in the intestine.

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Gastritis: Common home remedies

Certain foods are known to produce more acids and irritate the inflamed stomach lining, while some others reduce inflammation, soothe the lining, and heal the stomach naturally.