Health in Southaven, MS

Your body makes hormones that control hunger and regulate digestion. Learn more about these hormones, what they do, and what causes them to fluctuate.

Casey Kennedy began dreaming of a military career when she was a child. In fact, she still has a piece of paper from grade school outlining her plans to join the Navy. Kennedy ended up committing to the Nebraska Army National Guard and served for five years. Within the National Guard, Kennedy chose to honor her late great grandfather’s legacy and protect fellow service members as a member of the military police force.

Nutrient absorption is an important function of the digestive system. Most nutrient absorption occurs in the upper portion of the small intestines.

WebMD answers questions about gluten-free living and gluten-free foods.

The digestive system processes the foods we eat to provide nutrients for the body. Discover more about food digestion and nutrient absorption.

When you have new symptoms, you may wonder when to see a gastroenterologist. Find out if you need a gastroenterologist for your stomach symptoms.

The AAP calls for an immediate recall of the Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play Sleeper, which has been tied to 32 sleep-related infant deaths.

Methodist associates may not win any Oscars for their "day in the life" scenario acting, but it will prepare them for working at the new Shorb Tower.

4/4/74: On Opening Day, Hank Aaron hits his 714th Major League home run, tying Babe Ruth for most home runs in Major League history Check out

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The dreaded cleansing process before a colonoscopy can be less awful thanks to a focus on improving the prep liquid that patients must drink.

Here's what you need to know about the diarrhea dos and don'ts. Try these steps to help stop diarrhea: Do avoid dairy products. If you have lactose intolerance, then dairy products can be a major cause of diarrhea and should be avoided in general.

Researchers have discovered a protective mechanism which is used by the body to protect intestinal stem cells from turning cancerous. The body's innate immune system was found to play a pivotal role in this regard. The researchers were able to demonstrate that, rather than having a purely defensive role, the immune system is crucial in maintaining a healthy body.

In 1992 at Riviera Country Club, a young Tiger Woods made his first PGA TOUR start as an amateur. The great Sam Snead was there to watch Tiger play.

Practically all of us will suffer from the telltale burning at some point, but the causes of heartburn go far beyond that extra-spicy chili you just ate

The largest gastroenterology practice in Memphis, Gastro One uses experienced doctors and advanced technology to treat digestive disorders at seven locations.

Most people agree that a low fibre diet is a main cause of constipation. However, here are seven causes of constipation you might not be aware of.

Wired2Fish connected with Ott DeFoe during the prespawn on famed Sam Rayburn Reservoir to learn how he incorporates jerkbaits into his bass fishing season. Years of success has bred confidence in this lure category, and taught Ott to 1) don't overthink jerkbait fishing (cadence) and 2) it's not just a prespawn lure, rather a consistent producer of all bass species throughout the season
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Do you know if you are experiencing indigestion, heartburn, or GERD? Learn why they are different, causes, and ways to get relief from indigestion.

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Crohn's tends to affect everyone differently, and your needs may change over time. That's why having a positive and effective relationship with your health care team is critical to ensuring that you receive the best possible care and can live well with Crohn's disease.

Feel like your hemorrhoid burst? We’ll go over what happens when a hemorrhoid bursts and how long you can expect the bleeding to last. Learn what you should do when a hemorrhoid bursts and when it might be time to call a doctor.

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A colonoscopy is a lifesaving procedure and a necessity for nearly everyone at some point in life. Yet people aren't lining the halls of the hospital, eagerly awaiting their turn. For many, it sounds painful and embarrassing.

Eleven children and a college student have died from complications related to adenovirus. Here’s what to know about the illness.

For decades now, dudes have loved gathering in college basements, suburban garages, and parking lots to throw ping pong balls at Solo cups.

As our adolescents navigate their way from childhood to adolescence, they will wobble, fall and rise many times. They’ve done this before – as tinies when they were discovering their walking legs. We stayed close, held them up, and let go when we needed to. We knew they wouldn’t learn to walk if we didn’t... Read more »

Research-backed facts about whether foam rolling impacts athletic performance, how it can improve flexibility and how and when to foam roll to aid DOMS.

Bennett Bedford from BetQL breaks down Week 9 NFL odds and betting trends from four key games. Get gambling advice on which underdogs and favorites are worth your dollars, go inside the numbers on line movement, over/unders, against the spread records, and more.

Upper abdomen pain is usually harmless and is the result of either a muscle strain or something you’ve eaten. However, if you’re concerned about more serious causes, such as gallstones, hiatal hernia, an enlarged spleen, or an ulcer, we’ll tell you what to look for. We’ll also tell you what it might mean in pregnancy.