During the holidays, reflux problems are magnified by big meals with trigger foods like chocolate and alcohol. But reflux sometimes doesn’t show up as heartburn. A gastroenterologist discusses reflux, how it may appear as asthma or hoarseness, and how it can be treated.
Experts discuss how far fiber can go to keep us healthy, and what happens when we ignore fiber in the diet.
Synopsis: Most people have little idea what goes on in the digestive system. A science writer explains everything she found during an exhaustive investigation. Host: Reed Pence. Guest: Mary Roach, author, Gulp: Adventures On the Alimentary Canal Links for more information: maryroach.net Alimentary Adventures Reed Pence: Science writer Mary Roach is accustomed to subjects that … Continue reading 15-17 Story 1: Navigating the Digestive System