Gut bacteria live alongside billions of viruses. A new study investigates how specific foods impact these viruses and, therefore, gut bacteria.

A doctor may recommend a full liquid diet for a short time for people with certain medical conditions. Learn more about what to eat and avoid on the full liquid diet here.

Gastroenterologists are medical professionals who specialize in the digestive system. Learn about what they do and the conditions they may treat here.

Some research suggests that certain dietary changes could help some people with diverticulitis. Find out what foods to eat and avoid.

Proctitis is the inflammation of the lining of the rectum. Here, learn about the causes and treatment of proctitis, as well as the difference between proctitis and colitis.

Lazy bowel is a term for slowed digestion. Here, learn about the causes and treatment of a lazy bowel and the other symptoms that may accompany it.

Epiploic appendagitis occurs when something cuts off the blood supply to small pouches in the digestive system. Learn more about the symptoms, causes, and treatment options in this article.

While increasing fiber intake and taking over-the-counter laxatives are commonplace constipation treatments, vitamins may also work for some people. Learn more in this article.

Constipation is infrequent bowel movements consisting of hard, dry stools. It can also lead to other symptoms, such as nausea, depending on the cause. Learn about nausea and constipation, the causes, and ways to treat it here.

Abdominal bloating and shortness of breath can sometimes occur together. In this article, learn more about the link between these two symptoms.