Advertisement

Why do artificial sweeteners cause diarrhea?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Artificial sweeteners are a common culprit behind diarrhea and loose stools. In this video, Dr. Oz explains why, and offers his favorite anti-diarrhea breakfast.



Continue Learning about Diarrhea

Coping with Traveler’s Diarrhea
Coping with Traveler’s Diarrhea
In 1984 Parker Bros. launched an Atari game that offered a new set of thrills: It was a treasure-hunting, puzzle-solving adventure called Montezuma's ...
Read More
What is traveler's diarrhea?
Judy CaplanJudy Caplan
This can be caused by a number of things. When you travel abroad there are different bacteria in the...
More Answers
What is chronic diarrhea?
Patsy CatsosPatsy Catsos
Chronic diarrhea is frequent, loose, watery stools lasting at least four weeks. Diarrhea that lasts ...
More Answers
Are There Side Effects to Having a Gallbladder Removed?
Are There Side Effects to Having a Gallbladder Removed?

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.