The most common mechanism for reflux in most people is transient relaxation of the lower esophageal sphincter, but anatomical factors like a hiatus hernia can also play a role in the development of GERD.
More and more evidence is emerging on how COVID-19 can interact with your gut.
Did you know that food contents move up from your small intestine into your stomach during vomiting?
Have you ever wondered what happens inside your body after eating a delicious meal? The digestion process, from food to poo, is fascinating! Check out the full animation by The Gut Docto
The most important process for gas production in the gut comes from the fermentation of foods in the colon by bacteria. Join Dr. Vincent Ho in full animation on bloating.
Did you know that food contents move up from your small intestine into your stomach during vomiting? Join Dr. Vincent Ho in full 3D explainer on vomiting.
Ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease are the two main types of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), resulting in chronic inflammation in the digestive tract. Learn about the symptoms, causes, and treatment options available for IBD in this detailed 3D animation with Dr. Vincent Ho.
Virtually everyone has experienced diarrhea at some point in their lives. Diarrhea can be classified into three main types, and each type has its own unique characteristics. Join Dr. Vincent Ho in this detailed 3D animation to learn about the different forms of diarrhea, and how they come about.
Celiac disease is an autoimmune condition that occurs in genetically predisposed people, where gluten triggers damage to the small intestine. Join Dr. Vincent Ho in this detailed 3D animation to find out what happens with this condition at the molecular level!
Did you know that lifestyle factors such as stress, poor diet, and a lack of physical activity can contribute to constipation? Join gastroenterologist Dr. Vincent Ho to learn all about constipation in this fascinating 3D animation.
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