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Digestive Disorders

Information about natural treatment options for digestive disorders, including home remedies, herbs, supplement, diet, and alternative therapies.

Remedies for Diarrhea
Find out about herbs and supplements that may help with diarrhea.


To ease the bloating, burning, and pain of indigestion, look to natural solutions that should help keep your belly happy.

Intestinal Permeability / Leaky Gut Syndrome
Leaky gut syndrome is a condition where the digestive lining becomes permeable, allowing unwanted substances to enter the body. It's believed to be involved in arthritis and other chronic conditions.

Natural Treatments for Bacterial Overgrowth
Bacterial overgrowth is a condition that causes bloating and indigestion, especially after eating carbohydrates. Learn more about this condition.

Ulcerative Colitis - Natural Treatments
Find out about natural remedies for ulcerative colitis, including diet, herbs and supplements, and mind/body medicine.

5 Ways to Improve Your Digestion
Do you inhale your food? Are you so busy that even chewing seems like a luxury? Poor digestion is often at the root of many chronic ailments, such as low energy, pain, inflammation, arthritis, and allergies. Not chewing properly is one common culprit, but there are others.

Probiotics and Digestion
Probiotics, the supplement form of beneficial digestive bacteria, have been used for many years to increase the proportion of friendly bacteria in the gut and prevent and treat health conditions. Learn more about probiotics

Low Stomach Acid Levels and Digestive Disorders
Although we hear more about high levels of stomach acid, many holistic practitioners believe stomach acid may be too low, which can lead to chronic health problems.

Constipation
Learn about the causes and natural remedies for constipation.

The Specific Carbohydrate Diet
The Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD) is a strict grain-free, lactose-free, and sucrose-free dietary regimen intended for those suffering from Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, celiac disease, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

Natural Remedies for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Learn about natural remedies for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) including diet, herbs, supplements, home remedies, and more.

Bowel Movements: What's Normal and What's Not
What does a normal bowel movement look like? Learn about the causes of green stools, pale stools, yellow stools, blood in stools, mucus in stools, pencil thin stools, infrequent stools, and more.

Yellow Dock Fact Sheet
Yellow dock specifically helps the digestive tract, liver, and skin. One of its primary uses is for skin conditions caused by poor digestion, poor liver function, or toxic accumulations.

What is Green Stool?
Learn about conditions, foods, supplements, and medications that can result in green stools or green diarrhea and find out what to do.

Mucus in the Stool
Whitish mucus in the stools often indicates there is inflammation of the intestines. Mucus in the stools can occur with either constipation or diarrhea...

Natural Treatment for Pancreatitis Pain
Herbs, supplements, and natural therapies may help you cope with pancreatitis, a painful inflammation of the pancreas.

Caraway
Get the facts on caraway, a natural remedy said to fight belly bloat.

Fighting Fatty Liver
Most widespread among the overweight and middle-aged, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease could lead to serious liver damage and even leave you more vulnerable to heart disease. Here's how to protect yourself from this increasingly common health threat.

Natural Remedies for Gallstones
Find out about natural remedies that may help with gallstones.

Fennel for Colic
Said to soothe the gastrointestinal tract, fennel may help ease colic symptoms in infants.

Heartburn, Acid, Ulcers
"My son who is 31 years old is suffering severly with acid and heartburn and vomits several times a day and night after eating..."

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