Bloating – feeling that you have a swollen tummy – is common, but if you feel bloated regularly, you should see your doctor. Learn more about the causes here.
Premenstrual syndrome (PMS)
Premenstrual syndrome refers to symptoms that occur around the time of your period. There are ways to help manage your premenstrual symptoms.
Flatulence is the passing of air or gas from the intestine and through the anus, often accompanied by a sound and smell. Read more about flatulence.
Diverticular disease - diverticulitis and diverticulosis
Diverticular disease, including diverticulitis, is linked to a low-fibre diet and more common as people age. Here's how to treat the symptoms.
Gastroparesis is a condition in which the muscles around your stomach don’t work properly. Although gastroparesis cannot be cured, the symptoms can be relieved.
Menstruation happens about once a month. Learn more about the menstrual cycle, what causes your period and health problems related to periods.
If you think you or someone in your care may have a hernia, it’s important to see a doctor to discuss treatment options. Here are common hernia symptoms to look out for if you’re at risk.
During a colonoscopy, a tube is inserted into the anus to view the inside of the large bowel. It helps in diagnosing or treating some medical conditions.
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) affects the colon and while it’s not dangerous, the symptoms can be uncomfortable. Learn how to manage the symptoms here.
A bowel obstruction will cause you serious health problems and people with bowel obstruction usually need to be treated in hospital. Find out more here.