Curious if waist trainers really provide the weight-loss solution that many claim? Here’s what you should know about the risks of wearing these compressing undergarments — and why they might not work as well as you think.
Is Kombucha Good for You?
Is kombucha as healthy as advertised? We look at the claims with a pair of registered dietitians to see whether the drink should be added to your diet.
How Long Does It Take Your Liver to Detox From Alcohol?
Wondering if you need an alcohol detox? Learn how to detox your liver from alcohol use, and how long it could take.
Laxative Effect: Using Milk of Magnesia for Constipation
Milk of magnesia has been offering relief from constipation since the 1800s. Learn why it’s still a go-to remedy after all these years.
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Yes, Anxiety Poops Are Totally a Thing — Here’s How To Find Relief
Wondering why you poop when you’re nervous? A gastroenterologist explains why it makes more sense than you might think.
Apple Cider Vinegar for Acid Reflux: Does It Work?
Apple cider vinegar is a popular home remedy for multiple health concerns. Could it be the key to aiding your digestion and taming your heartburn? We spoke to a gastroenterologist to find out.
Constipation Relief: Can Prune Juice Make You Poop?
Researchers have called prunes a “first-line therapy” for constipation. Learn how the fruit juice can help you poop.
Why You Should Avoid Colon Cleansing
Colon cleansing, sometimes called a colonic or colonic hydrotherapy, is often touted as a treatment for digestive issues. But doctors don’t recommend them. Here’s why.
Abdominal Adhesions: 5 Things To Know
Scars on the inside after surgery are known as abdominal adhesions. And they’re common. Here are five things to know about this scar tissue.
The Daily Grind: Why Coffee Makes You Poop
Coffee really can get you going in the morning — and we’re not talking about an energy boost. A hot cup of joe can increase your urge to poop. A gastroenterologist explains why.