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  • Dealing With Lactose Intolerance
    When people experience frequent bouts of flatulence, abdominal bloating, cramps, and diarrhea, it's disconcerting and sometimes unpredictable. Your gastroenterologist may review your symptoms and do some in-office testing to determine Read more
  • Are You Struggling with Crohn's Disease?
    Crohn’s disease is a complex medical condition that results in inflammation of your digestive tract, often producing severe, painful symptoms. Luckily, the gastroenterologists at Digestive Medicine Associates offer a wide Read more
  • Dealing With Indigestion
    7 Tips for Dealing With Indigestion Suffering from indigestion? Most people have indigestion at some point in their lives. Indigestion, also called dyspepsia, is defined as a persistent or recurrent pain Read more
  • Colon Cancer Screening
    One of the most effective screening methods for detecting the earliest signs of colorectal cancer is through a colonoscopy. A colonoscopy allows a gastroenterologist to be able to examine the Read more
  • Diverticulitis: What Is it and How to Treat it
    Diverticulitis is a condition in which small pouches or sacs called diverticula form in the large intestine, or colon, and become inflamed. When the sacs are inflamed, they can bulge Read more
  • Dealing With Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    Irritable bowel syndrome, also known as IBS, is a condition affecting the large intestine or colon. It is associated with a variety of symptoms, including abdominal discomfort and diarrhea. The exact cause Read more
  • What Are Polyps?
    A polyp: you may have heard of this condition, but remain unsure on what exactly it is. Most commonly developed in the colon, polyps are small clumps of cells that Read more
  • The Benefits of an Endoscopy
    Do you need an endoscopy? If you're suffering from a digestive problem, your gastroenterologist may recommend an endoscopy. An endoscopy is a medical procedure used to examine a person's gastrointestinal Read more
  • What is a Flexible Sigmoidoscopy?
    What is a Flexible Sigmoidoscopy? A flexible sigmoidoscopy is a critical diagnostic tool to evaluate the health of your large intestine, or colon. An ultra-thin, flexible tube called a sigmoidoscope is Read more
  • What is Barrett's Esophagus?
    If you’ve been dealing with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and you have either been ignoring your symptoms or haven’t been able to get them under control then you could end Read more
  • Signs You May Have a Peptic Ulcer
    Peptic ulcers, or stomach ulcers, are breaks or holes in the lining of the stomach. An ulcer in the first part of the intestines is known as a duodenal ulcer. Read more
  • What is a Hiatal Hernia?
    Though many people never know they have one due to lack of symptoms, a hiatal hernia can cause complications which can affect your daily life. Knowing the signs and symptoms Read more
  • When is a Colonoscopy Needed?
    This simple diagnostic test could help us detect the early signs of colorectal cancer.   Colorectal cancer can happen to both men and women. In many cases, you won’t even experience symptoms Read more
  • Symptoms of Lactose Intolerance and Celiac Disease
    Tummy troubles? When some people are diagnosed with celiac disease, they also discover that they are lactose intolerant and have difficulty digesting milk and dairy products. Read on to learn Read more
  • Managing Your Chronic Heartburn
    Got heartburn? Heartburn, also known as acid indigestion, is a form of indigestion felt as a burning pain in the chest. It's caused when stomach acid flows up into your Read more
  • What is Diverticulitis?
    What is diverticulitis? Normally, we pay no attention to our large intestines, but if you have symptoms of diverticulitis, you're well aware of your bowel. Painful, inflamed bulges in the intestinal Read more

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