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Digestive health overview

Common digestive conditions such as heartburn, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) causes discomfort for millions and can limit a person's quality of life.

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When to seek medical advice about digestive problems

Constipation, diarrhoea, heartburn and bloating are common digestive problems. In most cases, these get better on their own or with home care.



If symptoms keep coming back or are 'red flag' symptoms, medical advice should be sought.

You should seek medical advice for any of the following digestive symptoms:

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