Latest Digestive Health Shows

Eating After Surgery

Sep 25, 2018

One of the first steps to recovery following abdominal surgery is to get your digestive tract working again. But sometimes that presents a challenge. Surgeon Dr. Jeffery Campsen explains the steps to take for moving your digestive tract out of hibernation and back to healthy function....

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How Sugar Converts to Fat

Aug 22, 2018

What happens to all that sugar when you drink a 64-ounce soda? Liver specialist Dr. Juan Gallegos tracks the consumption, absorption, and storage of sugar in our bodies. He talks about how our modern eating habits have become accustomed to the relative ease of food availability as our evolutionary ...

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How Long Until Food Poisoning Takes Effect?

Aug 17, 2018

Sometimes we eat something we wish we hadn't. Emergency room physician Dr. Troy Madsen says food poisoning generally takes about six hours to take effect, but most people get through it all right. Learn about the symptoms of food poisoning and things you can do to help yourself get through it....

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The Poop on Poop: Constipation in Kids

Jul 9, 2018

A lot of parents worry about their child’s bowel movements: Is it normal? Is it not normal? Is the stool too hard or too soft? How many days can a child go between bowel movements? Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner tells you the difference between regular and irregular bowel movements in ...

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ER or Not: Severe Stomach Pain

Jun 28, 2018

You wake up in the morning with stomach pain so severe that you can’t stand up straight. Emergency physician Dr. Scott Youngquist tells you if that’s a reason to go to the ER....

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When Should I Go to the ER for Diarrhea?

May 30, 2018

Diarrhea is a not-so-pleasant condition we have all experienced at one point or another. But what should you do if it lasts longer than a day? Emergency room physician Dr. Troy Madsen talks about how to treat the problem of diarrhea and what symptoms mean you should seek your doctor’s help....

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When to Take a Vomiting Child to the Doctor

May 3, 2018

Many parents of vomiting children get concerned if it doesn’t stop after a day. Pediatrician Cindy Gellner, MD, says that doesn’t necessarily mean your child needs to see the doctor. She goes over the signs and symptoms of the stomach bug versus the flu, food poisoning and other illnesses. She ...

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