There are many factors that affect the digestive system. Ranging from poor feeding habits to environmental hazards, infections as well as the use of certain medications, there is no shortage of factors that threaten to disrupt the proper functioning of the digestive system.
A bloated belly refers to a condition where the stomach tightens uncomfortably due to the accumulation of gas from the ileum and small intestine.
Flatulence, or passing gas as it is normally known, is a normal occurrence as it is part of the normal functioning of Improper chewing of food is also a major cause of gas and flatulence.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome, abbreviated IBS, is a common chronic condition that affects the health of the digestive system causing irritation and discomfort.
Indigestion is a condition that refers to discomfort that occurs in the abdominal region, particularly just before meals and after meals. It is often accompanied by a burning sensation in the area just above the navel region.
Nausea is a medical term used to define stomach discomfort that often precedes vomiting.