Digestive Conditions

This topic covers common and rare digestive problems, such as intestinal obstructions, persistent vomiting and digestive diseases.

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  • Can the Foods You Eat Cause Vertigo?
    Vertigo is a symptom of many conditions ranging from inner ear infections to migraines and from multiple sclerosis to brain tumor. The food causes of vertigo include consumption of salt, sugar, fat, and tyramine rich foods, alcohol consumption, and inadequate consumption of alkaline foods.
  • Common Causes of Blood in the Stools
    Common causes of blood in the stools range from mild problems to serious disorders that require medical treatment. Blood can take on different forms in the stools depending on the underlying cause.
  • Difficulty Swallowing: Achalasia - Diagnosis and Managment of Esophageal Dysmotility
    Lump in your throat? Difficulty swallowing is a very common complaint related to digestive disorders. Though patients are often concerned about the possibility of cancer as the cause, this article discusses achalasia, a condition that may explain worrisome symptoms of esophageal dysmotility.
  • Signs and Symptoms of Intestinal Parasites
    Most of the symptoms of intestinal parasites in humans manifest as disorders related to the stomach, skin, and central nervous system.
  • List of Respiratory System Diseases and Their Signs, Symptoms and Complications
    Dealing with coughing, wheezing or difficulty breathing? This list of respiratory diseases will help you understand what could be causing your symptoms. Consult your doctor to find out more about each disease.
  • What Causes Rectal Bleeding?
    Rectal bleeding can be an alarming condition. What causes rectal bleeding may be a relatively mild condition, such as constipation. Or it could be a serious illness, such as anal cancer. Evaluate your symptoms and arm yourself with the knowledge of the possible causes of rectal bleeding.
  • Antro-duodenal Motility Study Guide
    Are you preparing to have an antro-duodenal motility study? If so, read on to learn about this test and everything you need to know.
  • Is Mucus in the Stool a Sign of Serious Health Problems?
    While a little mucus in the stool is not uncommon, an increased level can be caused by several medical conditions. Learn about all causes of mucus in stool to understand the significance.
  • Overview of the Small Intestinal Blockage Complication
    When your small intestine is congested, it might lead to the small intestinal blockage complication. Read this article to learn more about the condition, and reasons why it might occur.
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