Bowel Health

Constipation is common in children and may be related to any of the causes noted in the previous section. In a small number of children, constipation may be the result of physical problems. Children with such defects as the absence of normal nerve endings in portions of the bowel, abnormalities of the spinal cord, thyroid [...]


Laxatives come in different forms and compounds. With so many types of laxatives to choose from, it can be a tough decision to know which one is right and safe for your needs. Even though laxatives are common in aiding constipation, one still must be careful in his or her choice. Take the time to learn about the differences and the side effects of laxatives. H.I.C. writer Joy Seeman explores every facet of laxatives in this H.I.C. digestive health article.


Constipation, at one time or another everyone gets it. Constipation might be a symptom of a more serious medical disease. It is very important to understand that constipation is not a disease but a symptom. Suffering from constipation is not a cause for serious alarm as it is often caused by a poor diet or [...]


Flatulence is a normal process by which the body expels gases from the lower intestinal tract. A source of embarrassment in polite society, passing gas is often considered abnormal and a sign of ill health by many people. Yet the average healthy adult produces one to four pints a day, and passes gases about fourteen [...]


Diarrhea is a condition affecting millions daily and is an extremely bothersome, often chronic condition that not only weakens the entire body, but carries with it psychological and sociological issues and understandably a source of embarrassment when out of control. There are dozens of prescription and over-the-counter medications which can help alleviate diarrhea, but if [...]


Can fiber help when you are already stricken with a bad case of hemorrhoids? Read on to find out more info.


Constipation and hemorrhoid issues are strictly related to what you eat and how you live. In order to rid yourself of these health conditions you must eat foods high in fiber, drink a lot of water, and try to limit the amount of fat in your diet. Another essential part in relieving yourself from constipation and hemorrhoids is to get some form of exercise daily. In this H.I.C. article, author Joy Seeman goes in-depth on ways to overcome constipation and hemorrhoids. If you are like millions of other people around the world, suffering from these conditions, read on and learn how to relieve yourself mentally and physically.


Symptoms of Piles are the result of swollen veins in the lower rectum and anal region. They are also called hemorrhoids in many parts of the world. If piles protrude outside the anus, these veins which are enlarged and inflamed have the appearance of little balls. In the middle ages, people began to refer to [...]


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