gastrointestinal tract

Ulcerative colitis is one of the more common gastrointestinal disorders, but even though doctors aren't certain what causes it, the disease can be managed.
The human gut is a truly marvelous place, but did you know that your gut has its own nervous system, and your intestinal health affects your brain health, mood, immune system, bones, and muscles?
Alright, so you know why you need good bacteria in your guts, and maybe you've determined your guts need some help - now what? Here are the Four Rs of getting your guts back in working order.
Last week I talked about gut bacteria and obesity. Today we’re looking at some methods used to assess the balance of bacteria in the gut.
Did you know the biggest part of your immune system is your gastrointestinal tract? Your guts are the first line of defense against intruders. Here are 5 tips to bolster your immune system.