Gastrointestinal illnesses are very common. Some may last for only a day or two; others are long term. Learn here about their causes, symptoms and treatments.
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Infections of the bowel
An infection of the bowel can affect anyone at any time. Learn about the symptoms of a bowel infection and how you can treat it and prevent it.
Gastroenteritis (gastro) is an infection of the gut that can cause diarrhoea and vomiting. Learn here about the symptoms and how to treat them.
Living with coeliac disease
Coeliac disease is a lifelong condition but it can be controlled with a gluten-free diet. Find out more about living with coeliac disease.
Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease that causes painful swelling and redness inside the digestive tract.
What causes coeliac disease?
It’s not yet known why people develop coeliac disease, but a number of factors are associated with an increased risk of developing this disease. Find out about coeliac disease risk factors.
Coeliac disease symptoms
Coeliac disease symptoms can vary from many to none at all. Find out about coeliac disease symptoms.
Coeliac disease diagnosis
Coeliac disease is a serious medical condition that must be managed for the rest of your life. Find out how coeliac disease is diagnosed.
Complications of coeliac disease
There are a number of medical conditions associated with coeliac disease. Find out about complications of coeliac disease.