Archive | May, 2014

What is flatulence?

Flatulence is the term used for the release of gas from the digestive system via the anus. It is commonly called as having gas or farting. This occurs once the gas accumulates within the digestive system. Always bear in mind that gas collects in two ways. Initially, when the individual swallows air when drinking or […]

Abdominal pain

Abdominal pain is best described as the pain that occurs between the chest and pelvic regions. The pain tends to vary from one individual to another and can range from a cramp, dull or sharp pain. Certain diseases that can affect the organs in the gastrointestinal tract can cause pain. Bacterial or viral infections that […]

Bruised ribs

In the human body, there are 24 ribs that are responsible for protecting the internal organs as well as facilitate the breathing process. Any direct blow to the chest can break, bruise or even separate the ribs from the breastbone. Even though bruised ribs can cause a lot of pain, they can heal completely. There […]