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  • Understanding Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    Irritable bowel syndrome can cause chronic abdominal discomfort, constipation, diarrhea, and other symptoms. Also referred to as IBS, this condition affects the large intestine, which is commonly known as the Read more
  • What Is C. Diff?
    Did you know that the gut houses about 100 trillion bacteria? Of course, these microbes can affect everything from your intestinal health to your immune system if something throws your Read more
  • Types of Irritable Bowel Disorders
    Could your stomach problems be caused by IBD?   Dealing with stomach cramps, bloating, and other digestive issues that keep coming and going? If so, you may be wondering if you’re suffering Read more
  • Finding Ways To Prevent Hemorrhoids
    Prone to hemorrhoids? Here are some ways to prevent flare-ups.   Hemorrhoids are serious (and literal) pain in the butt. Of course, certain factors can predispose people to have hemorrhoids. If you’ve Read more
  • Finding the Right Crohns Disease Diet
    Being diagnosed with Crohn’s disease will necessitate certain diet adjustments since certain foods could aggravate your symptoms. According to the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation, Crohn’s disease could likewise interfere with Read more
  • Seeing a Gastroenterologist for Chronic Diarrhea
    Everyone has an occasional bout of diarrhea. It could be stress or something you ate; however, what if your diarrhea doesn’t go away? If you are experiencing diarrhea consistently for Read more
  • What Is an Anal Fissure?
    Do you notice spots of bright red blood when you wipe? Do you experience anal itching? If so, these could be signs of an anal fissure. The lining of the Read more
  • Reasons You May Need an Endoscopy
    Endoscopy is a type of medical procedure that is used to visually examine the insides of your body. It utilizes an endoscope, which is a flexible tube with a small Read more
  • Signs of a Stomach Ulcer
    Are you dealing with a burning pain in your stomach that is accompanied by bloating, lack of appetite, and heartburn? If so, you could be dealing with a peptic ulcer. Read more
  • Foods That Help Combat Heartburn
    Most of us have dealt with a bout of heartburn before; however, there are many Americans that deal with frequent heartburn that makes it difficult to enjoy mealtimes. Whether your Read more
  • When Should You Seek Care For Abdominal Pain
    Everyone experiences stomach upset from time to time; however, when abdominal pain sets in we know just how uncomfortable it can be. It’s important to know when you’re just dealing Read more
  • Starting a Gluten-Friendly Diet
    Whether you’ve actually been diagnosed with Celiac disease or you just suspect that you may be dealing with gluten intolerance, there are many reasons why someone may switch to a Read more
  • Symptoms of a Gallbladder Attack
    Chances are good that you probably never think about your gallbladder. This small organ that lies under the liver is responsible for producing and storing bile to help the liver Read more
  • Reasons You May Need a Colonoscopy
    Perhaps you’ve heard the news reports saying that everyone should get a colonoscopy after a certain age. Maybe you even remember when Katie Couric of the Today Show got a Read more
  • What Is Celiac Disease?
    Nowadays, hearing the term “celiac disease” seems rather commonplace. Perhaps you even know someone who has it; however, many people assume celiac disease and gluten intolerance are the same things, Read more
  • Dealing With Constipation
    Constipation is the source of plenty of jokes. However, if you deal with it--even occasionally--constipation isn't funny; you just want it resolved. Your gastroenterologist helps many patients with constipation, uncovering Read more

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