A colonoscopy is a procedure performed by a doctor called a gastroenterologist, who uses a colonoscope to look inside the colon and check for diseases like cancer or colitis.
Also called the non-diet approach, this approach focuses on finding alternatives besides restrictive diets to help with GI symptoms.
A low-FODMAP diet is low in a group of five sugars found in certain foods, which cause some people to experience bloating, stomach swelling, stomach pain, nausea, diarrhea, and constipation.
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is one of the common disorders of the large intestine. IBS symptoms can include stomach pain, diarrhea, stomach bloating, constipation and cramping.
Diarrhea happens when you have watery, loose stools three or more times a day.
Constipation is when you have infrequent or hard-to-pass bowel movements, have hard stools, or feel like your bowel movements are incomplete.