Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a type of inflammatory bowel disease. Read all about the symptoms of UC, when to see your doctor and types of treatments.
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) describes 2 main conditions, Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, which both cause inflammation in the bowel.
Crohn's disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease. Find out what causes Crohn’s disease, and about the symptoms and treatment.
Irritable bowel syndrome infographic
Explore this infographic to learn about how to deal with the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and how you can prevent an attack of IBS.
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
In irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), abdominal pain and change in bowel habits can impact your quality of life. Learn how to manage your 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.
Bloating is when your tummy feels swollen. It‘s common, but if you feel bloated regularly, you should see your doctor. Learn more about bloating here.
Low FODMAP diets
A low FODMAP diet reduces certain types of sugar that are fermented in your gut to reduce tummy pain and discomfort. Learn more about FODMAPs here.
Get behind bowel cancer screening
Free bowel cancer screening test kits are being sent to Australians aged from 50 to 74. Bowel cancer is one of the most curable cancers – if detected early on.
C-reactive protein (CRP) blood test
The C-reactive protein (CRP) test is a blood test that checks for inflammation in the body. Find out when it may be done and what your results mean.