Our Gastroenterology Blog

  • The Benefits of Early Detection: How Colon Cancer Screening Can Save Lives
    Colon cancer screening is an important diagnostic tool that can save your life. It’s a simple test that can help diagnose colorectal cancer in its early stages when it is Read more
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD): Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment
    Occasional feelings of heartburn are normal, but if you suffer from heartburn frequently, your heartburn could actually be a sign of gastroesophageal reflux disease, commonly known as GERD. Your gastroenterologist Read more
  • What Is Ulcerative Colitis?
    Ulcerative colitis, also known as inflammatory bowel disease or IBD, is a painful medical condition which affects your colon. It’s caused by abnormal functioning of your immune system. Ulcerative colitis Read more
  • What Is an Endoscopy?
    Have you been told you need an endoscopy procedure? Wondering what this is and why it is done? We at Digestive Medicine Associates are here to explain. We’re the leaders Read more
  • FAQs About Crohn's Disease
    Crohn’s disease is a chronic bowel disease associated with inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. Some patients with the condition experience multiple symptoms, including abdominal pain and cramping, diarrhea, and fatigue. Read more
  • Understanding Liver Disease
    Liver disease can be a scary diagnosis. Unfortunately, it’s also a common medical condition. Seeing the right specialist can make all the difference in how you manage liver disease. A Read more
  • Are You Dealing With Loss of Appetite?
    You need to eat nutritious foods to stay healthy. Nutrients, vitamins, proteins, fats, and carbohydrates fuel your body, providing you with the energy you need to live. If you’ve ever Read more
  • Healthy Lifestyle With IBS
    Do you suffer from chronic stomach or abdominal pain? If so, you could have a treatable condition known as irritable bowel syndrome or IBS. Your gastroenterologist is an expert at Read more
  • Reasons You May Need an Endoscopy
    An endoscopy is a vital diagnostic procedure gastroenterologists use to diagnose and treat a wide variety of conditions affecting your upper digestive system. An endoscopy allows your gastroenterologist to view Read more
  • Are You Struggling With Crohn’s Disease?
    Crohn’s disease can dramatically impact your life. When you are in fear of eating the wrong foods or having a painful attack, it can make you want to stay home Read more
  • Why Is a Colonoscopy Recommended?
    Is it time for me to schedule a colonoscopy? According to the American Cancer Society, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the US. While we have seen a Read more
  • Benefits of Having a Gastroenterologist
    Your digestive system is important. It handles the food you eat, breaking down the food into energy for your body to use. Your digestive system also gets rid of the Read more
  • Common Causes of Heartburn
    Heartburn is a common problem, especially if you love spicy or acidic foods. It is estimated over 60 million people in this country suffer from heartburn at least once a Read more
  • What Are 5 Symptoms of Crohn’s Disease?
    How your gastroenterologists in Hialeah, Coral Gables, Kendall, and Pembroke Pines, FL, can help when you have Crohn’s disease If you have Crohn’s disease, you already know how much it can Read more
  • How Your Diet Affects Your Stomach Health
    When it comes to your diet—it’s important to trust your gut. Your gut microbiome is incredibly diverse, containing 50 trillion or more bacteria crucial for proper digestion. Not surprisingly, the rest Read more
  • Are You Struggling With Hemorrhoids?
    Find out what you can do to treat your hemorrhoids. Seeing bright red blood when you wipe may have you panicking. However, before you rush to the hospital, you should know Read more

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