By: Terry Graedon October 26, 2020 2 Comments
    How Can You Take Control of Your Digestive Healt…

    The conventional view of the digestive system was that it took care of digestion and wasn’t involved very much with the rest of the body’s systems. Now, though, science has shown that the gut and …

    By: Joe Graedon December 1, 2014 3 Comments
    Celiac Disease Leads To Smelly Poop and Gas

    Q. People who have very smelly poop or gas that could knock a train off the tracks may have celiac disease. That was my problem, and a totally gluten-free diet cured the stinky poo/gas as well as many…

    By: Joe Graedon August 21, 2014 8 Comments
    Healthy Foods Foster Flatulence: How To Prevent …

    Q. I am trying to eat healthier by eating less meat and more vegetables, but I am not yet a vegetarian. I have noticed that on the days I have a meatless meal, for example eggplant, zucchini and brocc…

    By: Joe Graedon July 2, 2014 14 Comments
    Peppermint Oil for Digestive Woes (IBS) vs. Side…

    Q. I've heard that taking enteric-coated peppermint oil can help IBS. My worst symptoms are stomach cramps and flatulence, but I'm reluctant to eat out or travel. Some of my friendships have suffered.…

    By: Terry Graedon April 6, 2014 6 Comments
    Papaya Enzyme for Better Digestion Cools Hot Fla…

    Q. My wife and I have found that papaya enzyme is a quick solution for heartburn and upset stomach and calms the effects of niacin. I have been in a heart study for the past 13 years. I started with f…

    By: Terry Graedon January 20, 2014 0 Comments
    Ambien Can Trigger Bad Heartburn Along with Slee…

    Q. Doctors believe Ambien is a relatively benign sleeping pill, but it wreaked havoc with my stomach. The bloating was the worst, followed closely by the acid reflux and extreme eructation (burping be…

    By: Terry Graedon September 30, 2013 6 Comments
    How to Enjoy Yogurt Despite Lactose Intolerance

    Q. Actually this is not a question but an answer. On your radio show a caller with lactose intolerance asked about eating yogurt. I am also lactose intolerant and have come up with a very good solutio…

    By: Terry Graedon May 6, 2013 11 Comments
    Floating Poop Poses Diagnostic Puzzle

    Q. As far back as I can remember, my stool has floated. I never worried about it until I saw something on the web about pancreatic cancer and floating poop. I did some research and found that if you h…

    By: Terry Graedon August 26, 2012 7 Comments
    Lactose in Pills Caused Distress

    Q. I have had stomach pain and diarrhea for years, but over the last few months it reached a crisis. The pain was so bad I couldn't get comfortable sitting or even lying down. My stomach swelled up li…

    By: Terry Graedon May 7, 2012 2 Comments
    High-Fiber Bar Leads to Flatulence

    Q. If it hadn't happened to me I wouldn't have believed it. Recently several of my friends have reported bouts of extreme stomach cramps, severe bloating and uncontrollable gas. The common culprit in …