What is Diarrhea?
Learn about the symptoms, causes and more.
What’s weird, what’s normal, what’s healthy, and what’s not—your bowel movements can say a lot about your overall digestion and health.
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a disorder that affects the large intestine. It is also one of the most common causes of chronic diarrhea.
Monitoring all the symptoms of diarrhea can help you determine what may be the underlying cause, whether it’s a short bout of food poisoning or a sign of a more chronic condition such as irritable bowel syndrome or ulcerative colitis.
Learn about the foods you should stick to when you’re having diarrhea, and what you should avoid.
You should notify your doctor about severe diarrhea, particularly if it is accompanied by other symptoms. They indicate something more serious could be going on.
Children cannot recognize the life threatening symptoms of Diarrhea. Learn about what to do when your child has Diarrhea.
Learn tips on how to fight Diarrhea.
The BRAT diet has nothing to do with behavior, crooners, or 1980s movie stars. Rather, the term refers to a strict diet comprising a small list of foods that you should eat until your symptoms subside.
Making bowel movements is, for most people, a regular occurrence that we don’t think about too much … until something is different. And, if two things are different, it definitely gets our attention.
The stomach flu, a stomach bug, or a stomach virus. No matter what term we use, we are referring to gastroenteritis, which actually is not a type of flu at all. Gastroenteritis is an inflammation of the lining of the intestines caused by a virus, bacteria, or parasites.
Diarrhea can be caused by a parasite in your body. Giardiasis is the #1 parasitic cause of diarrhea, and we’re going to give you the low-down.
Did you know that one of the worst symptoms of diarrhea is dehydration?
Unfortunately, diarrhea is common during pregnancy, and you should expect it to happen more than once. We’re here to help.