Gastrointestinal woes, whether it’s heartburn, diarrhea, constipation or gas, can wreak havoc on your daily routine and keep you from doing the things you enjoy. They’re also a leading reason why people take medication.
More than 60 million Americans experience heartburn at least once per month and more than 15 million people have heartburn daily.
Almost 36% of Americans have a condition called lactose intolerance,
About 15 million Americans experience abdominal pain, gas and diarrhea or constipation associated with irritable bowel syndrome.
3 million Clinics and hospitals visits each year are for Constipation
Just under 6% of U.S. adults have ulcers.
About 3.5 million Americans are living with hepatitis C, a viral liver infection.
An estimated 135,000 Americans are diagnosed each year with colorectal cancer.