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Medical News Today: How marital hostility can harm your gut

A new study shows that marital hostility, particularly when coupled with depression, raises the risk of a gut dysfunction called 'leaky gut syndrome.'
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Medical News Today: Ten ways to relieve stomach ulcers at home

Ulcers can occur in many places, including in the stomach. These are called stomach or peptic ulcers. People can try home remedies to relieve the symptoms of ulcers, speed up their healing time, and reduce bacteria that cause ulcers. Here, we talk about ten evidence-based ulcer remedies that you can try at home.
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Medical News Today: How do you treat an external hemorrhoid?

An external hemorrhoid is a hemorrhoid that occurs outside of the body in the veins around the anus. Caused by excess straining while passing stool, lifting heavy weights, and pregnancy, symptoms include bleeding, cracking, and itching. Treatments include warm baths, OTC medications, and surgery. Learn more here.
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Medical News Today: Could probiotics cause ‘brain fog’ and bloating?

A small study links probiotic use to brain fog, abdominal distension, bloating, and gas, likely due to too much D-lactic acid and small intestine bacteria.

Medical News Today: Targeting gut bacteria to reduce heart disease

By preventing gut bacteria from producing a particular chemical, it might be possible to reduce cardiovascular risk. A new study uses a novel approach.

Medical News Today: What is explosive diarrhea?

Explosive diarrhea is a forceful form of loose or liquid stool. This severe type of diarrhea can result from infection, food intolerance, or certain medications, among other causes. In this article, learn about the factors responsible for explosive diarrhea, how to treat it, and when to see a doctor.

Medical News Today: What are the best natural H. pylori treatments?

The bacteria H. pylori can cause a range of gastrointestinal issues, including gastritis. Infection may even lead to gastric cancer. Fortunately, there are many natural ways to help treat it, including honey, aloe vera, broccoli sprouts, and lemongrass oil. Learn about eight natural treatments for H. pylori here.

Medical News Today: What causes dizziness and vomiting?

Vomiting and dizziness are not pleasant but often go away on their own. However, it is vital to be aware of causes that warrant medical attention. Learn about possible causes of dizziness and vomiting, including anxiety, infections, inner ear problems, migraines, and cyclic vomiting syndrome.

Medical News Today: How your immune system promotes friendly gut bacteria

New research reveals that IgA antibodies released by the gut encourage friendly bacteria to grow and cooperate by altering their gene expression.

Medical News Today: What does it mean when your poop is stringy?

Poop changes, depending on what a person eats, and can sometimes look stringy. Both serious and mild conditions that affect the bowels can cause stringy poop. Medical treatment depends on the underlying cause while poop may change naturally once a person changes their diet. Learn more about stringy poop here.