It’s a fact of life: As we get older, so do our digestive tracts. Certain digestive disorders are to be expected as we age.
“Many older adults fixate on their gastrointestinal problems,” says gastroenterologist Maged Rizk of the Cleveland Clinic, in an article published by the clinic. “The gastrointestinal tract ages with the rest of us. I tell patients not to get too upset by it.”