This Is Why Getting Drunk Gives Some People Diarrhea

"I’d expelled about a half-cup of rusty water before my sphincter snapped shut, and I could hobble to the bathroom to finish what I‘d sharted."


People on the Keto Diet Have All Kinds of Problems Pooping

The high-fat, low-carb ketogenic diet can lead to constipation and diarrhea.


I Felt Sick All the Time and Then Realized It Was Actually Anxiety

In movies, the character who's having a panic attack clutches at his chest, gasps for air, and then breathes into a paper bag to calm himself. But that's never been my experience.


I’m Sad About Diarrhea Planet Breaking Up Because I Can Spell “Diarrhea” Without Looking It Up

Diarrhea. Diarrhea. Diarrhea. Diarrhea. Diarrhea. Diarrhea. This is sad news.


So Really, What Are the Benefits of Probiotics?

People take probiotics for digestion, immunity, depression, you name it. We looked into whether they're worth it.


Antibiotics Don’t Make Birth Control Less Effective

Your doctor may have told you to use condoms when he handed you an antibiotic prescription, but he's almost certainly wrong.


FDA Urges Smaller Boxes of Imodium so People Stop Using it to Get High

The active ingredient, loperamide, has been called “the poor man’s methadone."


The Stress of My Job Destroyed My Stomach

It took me two months to fix it.


Meditation Helped Me Poop Less

The link between mindful breathing and my IBS.


Soylent Blames Algae Product For Customers’ Violent Illnesses

The food startup is blaming “whole algal flour” for its recent outbreak of maladies.


Soylent Is ‘Getting to the Bottom’ of Its Diarrhea Problem

Soylent Bars have been recalled, and it's unclear if or when they'll return.


I Tried to Become a Better Person in Seven Days

My approach was simple: try one new mind-body challenge every day for a week. Like any worthy experiment it involved dumpsters, bleach, shame, swordfighting, and diarrhea.