diarrhea

Always Bring Stomach Medicine When You Travel 

Always Bring Stomach Medicine When You Travel 

We still don’t know what got us sick in Tokyo. But when four Lifehacker staffers travelled there together this month, three of us caught different bugs at different points. For me, that meant an upset stomach and diarrhoea that sent me to bed at 6 every night and made fine…

Why Do Sick Bodies Turn Poop Into Diarrhoea?

Why Do Sick Bodies Turn Poop Into Diarrhoea?

Despite thousands of years of pant-crapping history, there’s a surprising amount we don’t know about diarrhoea. There’s a couple of ways we’ve figured out how to treat the symptom. But a lot of scientists’ understanding of diarrhoea — from illnesses such as traveller’s diarrhoea — is more based on intuition…