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  • When Do I Need a Colonoscopy?
    Find out when a colonoscopy is performed and how it can protect against colorectal cancer. Chances are you’ve heard about colonoscopies. After all, it’s a common procedure that is most Read more
  • What Keeps Your Digestive System Healthy
    An upset stomach can throw your whole day into a loop. Whether you’ve got heartburn, gas, constipation, or bloating, it’s an uncomfortable feeling. A good healthy stomach means you’ll experience Read more
  • Treatment Options For Frequent Heartburn
    When the natural stomach acid produced during digestion reaches your esophagus, it causes what is known as Heartburn or Acid Reflux. It feels like stomach or chest pain, or possibly Read more
  • What Are Hemorrhoids?
    If you are experiencing rectal pain or noticing specks of blood on your toilet paper you might be dealing with hemorrhoids. Hemorrhoids, also referred to as piles, are swollen veins Read more
  • Liver Disease
    While we may not think about the liver very often, this organ plays a vital role in your digestive health and is responsible for some extremely important functions within the Read more
  • Struggling with Hemorrhoids? When to see a Gastroenterologist
    Hemorrhoids are swollen veins located in the lower rectum and anus. Think of varicose veins but in a more uncomfortable location. They can be external and develop underneath the skin Read more
  • What is Dysphagia?
    If you are experiencing difficulty swallowing this a known as dysphagia, a symptom that often indicates that there is a problem within the esophagus or throat. While dysphagia is more Read more
  • Crohn's Disease: What You Should Know
    Crohn's disease is a chronic, long-term condition that affects digestion by causing inflammation and gradual weakening of the gastrointestinal tract. This disease also and prevents the proper absorption of essential Read more
  • Getting a Fibroscan
    Liver disease is more common than you might think. Unfortunately, many people don’t even know that they have liver disease until the disease has progressed into cirrhosis. For the most Read more
  • What is a Gastroenterologist?
    A gastroenterologist is a doctor that specializes in preventing, diagnosing and treating a variety of disorders, conditions and problems that affect the esophagus, gallbladder, intestines, liver, stomach, colon, and rectum. Read more
  • Causes of Rectal Bleeding
    Wiping and finding traces of blood can certainly be unnerving. While rectal bleeding can be caused by self-limiting problems that will go away on their own it’s also important to Read more
  • Signs That You May Have Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    If you experience heartburn or acid reflux symptoms at least twice a week, this is often a common sign that you may have Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). This condition can Read more
  • Understanding Hepatitis
    Most people who have hepatitis don’t even know that they have it. This is because it doesn’t often cause symptoms right away; however, untreated hepatitis can lead to serious health Read more
  • Causes of Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    If you are dealing with a digestive disorder or injury you may end up dealing with a bleed within the gastrointestinal tract. Symptoms may or may not be apparent, depending Read more
  • What is Crohn's Disease?
    If you know someone with Crohn’s disease, or you have it yourself, you know about the dramatic effect it can have on your life. It is a type of inflammatory Read more
  • Could You Be Dealing With Irritable Bowel Syndrome?
    If diarrhea, constipation, gas, abdominal pain, and other symptoms have become a constant part of your life, you may have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). The disorder affects 10 to 15 Read more

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