By: Joe Graedon August 13, 2015 15 Comments
    Could Floating Poop Be A Sign of Celiac Disease?

    Several years ago we heard from a concerned reader that his bowel movements floated. At first he worried it might be something really serious, like pancreatic cancer. But then he realized he would hav…

    By: Joe Graedon August 28, 2014 12 Comments
    Curing Stomach Ulcers May Keep Bad Breath and Sm…

    Q. I have an awful problem with gas. The odor is so terrible no one would want to be around. I talked to my doctor about it, but he said there was nothing he could give me for it because I have ulcers…

    By: Terry Graedon November 15, 2012 11 Comments
    Bad Breath from Bugs in the Belly

    Q. I have taken a variety of drugs for acid reflux. If I try to stop, the heartburn comes roaring back and the pain is unbearable. I also have terrible bad breath even though I brush my teeth three ti…

    By: Joe Graedon September 1, 2011 38 Comments
    Bad Breath Cured With Antibiotics

    Q. I want to thank you because your article on a potential cause of bad breath has solved a long-standing problem of mine. No doctor was able to tell me why I had halitosis and standard tests were not…

    By: Terry Graedon February 10, 2010 11 Comments
    Looking for Cause of Gas

    Q. I have been troubled with "sour stomach" throughout my life. Even the tiniest burp smells like sulfurous rotten eggs and can be smelled across large rooms. I also pass huge amounts of foul-smelling…

    By: Joe Graedon October 22, 2007 63 Comments
    Bad Breath And Bugs In The Belly

    Q. I have a problem with bad breath though I brush my teeth three times a day and use mouthwash. My dentist said, "It's not your mouth, which is very clean." I have read that a stomach infection with …

    By: Joe Graedon May 7, 2007 5 Comments
    H. Pylori as Cause for Stomach Ulcers

    Q. I suffered for years with stomach ulcers. On three occasions I had to be hospitalized because they turned into bleeding ulcers. Once I was diagnosed with a Helicobacter pylori infection, I was trea…

    By: Joe Graedon October 17, 2005 0 Comments
    Infectious Ulcers Win Nobel Prize

    For decades medical students were taught a simple rule: "no acid, no ulcer." It was an article of faith that stress and an executive life style contributed to acid-induced stomach ulcers. Millions of …