Gas And Bloating

What causes gas? — Causes of gas include: ●Swallowing air, often while eating, drinking, or smoking. Swallowed air usually comes back out as a burp. ●Eating certain foods, such as beans, broccoli, fruit, wheat, potatoes, corn, and noodles. Bacteria in the intestines digest parts of these foods and spit out gas. ●Trouble digesting certain foods, such as… » Read More

Microscopic Colitis

What is microscopic colitis? — Microscopic colitis is a condition that causes watery diarrhea. It involves the colon, which is another name for the large intestine. There are 2 types of microscopic colitis: lymphocytic colitis and collagenous colitis. Both types cause the same symptoms and are treated the same way. Microscopic colitis happens when the colon gets… » Read More