In-depth

Causes

Diabetic neuropathy

Diabetes can damage nerves throughout your body — a condition known as diabetic neuropathy. Nerve damage can cause pain, disability and other serious complications.

Risk factors

GERD

Frequent or severe heartburn may be GERD — a chronic condition in which food or liquid travels backward from the stomach to the esophagus.

Symptoms

Gas and gas pains

Intestinal gas can be embarrassing and sometimes painful. But a few simple measures can often provide relief.

Nausea and vomiting

Sick to your stomach? Nausea and vomiting usually pass quickly but sometimes result from long-term or serious conditions.

Unexplained weight loss

Unexplained weight loss: Symptom — Overview covers possible causes of unexplained weight loss.

Jan. 04, 2012