• Feeling queasy? Looking for nausea relief? You can usually treat your nausea at home using products from your local pharmacy, such as Pepto-Bismol®* (bismuth subsalicylate) or medications containing the ingredient dimenhydrinate. When trying a non-prescription product, be sure the product is right for you.

  • Noroviruses can play havoc with your stomach. Find out what they are.

  • Many of us prepare and store food on a daily basis - and manage to steer clear of foodborne illness (also known as food poisoning). But are you avoiding trouble by skill or by chance? Brush up on the following tips and rule out some hazards in the kitchen. Storing goods Keep pantry items (such as packages of cereal or pasta) in sealed containers on a clean, dry shelf at a temperature of no more than 38ºC (100ºF).

  • What is indigestion? Indigestion is a common digestive problem that affects many people from time to time. Symptoms include: feeling uncomfortably full during or after a meal burning or pain between the chest bone and belly button nausea and bloating (less frequent) What causes indigestion? Indigestion is often caused by overeating; eating too fast; drinking too much alcohol; or eating fatty, spicy, or greasy food.

  • Why is my stomach upset? Wondering why your stomach is churning? There are many possible causes for your upset stomach. Here are the main culprits: Food and drink If your stomach is upset, it may be something you ate or drank. This may be due to: food poisoning: When food becomes contaminated with viruses, bacteria, or parasites, it can cause upset stomach, nausea, vomiting, or fever.

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