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How to make yourself fart

How to make yourself fart

Farting is a natural process and often occurs without help, but sometimes a buildup of gas in the body can cause pain and bloating. In these cases, it may help to use one or more poses or other techniques to help the body fart. Certain foods or eating too quickly can be the cause of […]

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How to get rid of trapped gas

How to get rid of trapped gas

Gas trapped in the intestines can be incredibly uncomfortable. It may cause sharp pain, cramping, swelling, tightness, and even bloating. Most people pass gas between 13 and 21 times a day. When gas is blocked from escaping, diarrhea or constipation may be responsible. Gas pain can be so intense that doctors mistake the root cause […]

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What causes a volvulus?

What causes a volvulus?

A volvulus refers to abnormal twisting of a part of the large or small intestine. This twisting may lead to a bowel obstruction, which can cause severe complications. A volvulus is a medical emergency that requires prompt diagnosis and treatment. In this article, we look at the signs and symptoms in children and adults. What […]

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Six reasons your breath might smell like poop

Six reasons your breath might smell like poop

While bad breath is usually just a bothersome side effect of the day’s lunch, breath that smells like poop can indicate a serious underlying condition. From a bowel obstruction to an abscessed tooth, there are several potential causes of a feces-like odor on the breath. In this article, we provide detailed descriptions of the six […]

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What could be the cause of morning diarrhea?

What could be the cause of morning diarrhea?

Morning diarrhea is when a person passes a loose, watery stool first thing in the morning. The need to go to the bathroom may wake someone with morning diarrhea up. They may also feel they need to go urgently when they first get up. Most people experience morning diarrhea at some point. Occasional morning diarrhea […]

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What causes foamy bowel movements?

What causes foamy bowel movements?

While normal stool is usually solid and brown, there can be many variations. Foamy or frothy stool is typically diarrhea-like and may appear to have bubbles in it. It may also seem oily or contain mucus. Foamy stool is often caused by a reaction to certain foods. If this is the case, it will be […]

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Why do I have red diarrhea? Six causes

Why do I have red diarrhea? Six causes

A healthy stool is usually solid, soft, and brown. While diarrhea is unpleasant, it is not usually a sign of something serious. Red or bloody diarrhea, however, may be a sign of an underlying health problem. Diarrhea occurs when digested food material and water pass through the intestines too quickly. Instead of having time to […]

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What causes white specks in my poop?

What causes white specks in my poop?

White specks in stool are usually caused by food, medication, or a parasite. Fortunately, treatment is often straightforward, and adjustments to diet are easy to make. Changes in the appearance of stool can signal a health problem. However, these changes most often reflect adjustments to diet or bowel habits. If this is the case, stool […]

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Natural remedies for gastritis

Natural remedies for gastritis

Gastritis is a condition that affects a person’s stomach lining, causing it to become inflamed. Some cases of gastritis can be treated at home with simple remedies. There are many factors that can cause a gastritis flare-up. These include: excessive alcohol consumption using pain medication for an extended period Helicobacter pylori (H.pylori) bacteria infections stress […]

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How do you stop smelly farts?

How do you stop smelly farts?

Passing gas, especially very smelly gas, can be an embarrassing problem. Fortunately for anyone who experiences smelly gas, there are steps that can be taken to reduce the problem. In most cases, it is natural and healthy for a person to experience intestinal gas. An average person will pass gas multiple times per day. It […]