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."
Grant Stoddard
butt stuff

People on the Keto Diet Have All Kinds of Problems Pooping

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

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.
Sarah Watts
You're Smarter Than That

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.
Elizabeth Brown

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.
Jessica Migala

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."
Jesse Hicks
Living With It

The Stress of My Job Destroyed My Stomach

It took me two months to fix it.
Nick Keppler
survival guide

Meditation Helped Me Poop Less

The link between mindful breathing and my IBS.
Wendy Wisner
What I'm Freaking Out About

Norovirus Could Turn the RNC into a Sea of Diarrhea and Vomit

Twelve staffers from California have reportedly been quarantined to stop the spread of the contagious virus that causes unfortunate bouts of diarrhea, vomiting, and stomach pains.
VICE Staff