What You Want to Know about Travel Constipation and Diarrhea but Won’t Ask

 You may love traveling, but your gut doesn’t always share the sentiment. From constipation to diarrhea to gas, gastrointestinal issues are common vacation woes.

Does that mean GI distress in an inevitable side effect of traveling? Not necessarily, says Seth Cohen, M.D., clinic chief of Northwest Hospital’s Infectious Disease and Travel Medicine Clinics. If you’d rather spend your vacation comfortably hanging out on a beach, exploring a new city, or adventuring in nature sans bloating or running to the bathroom every five minutes, we’ve got some answers for you.

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