• Living With Diverticulitis
    One common gastrointestinal problem that affects adults as they age is diverticulosis. This is when pouches develop within the lining of the colon, or large intestines. These pouches are known Read more
  • Dealing With GERD
    Whenever you eat spicy foods do you know that you’ll be suffering for it shortly after? Do you find that heartburn keeps you up at night or makes it impossible Read more
  • When to Get a Colonoscopy
    A colonoscopy can be a great diagnostic tool for figuring out certain intestinal issues.   As a medical news report or general doctor may have already told you, a colonoscopy is a Read more
  • What Is Causing My Constant Constipation?
    Being constipated means your bowel movements happen less often than normal. Everyone goes through it at some point. Fortunately, there are many treatments that can provide relief. Treatment for constipation Read more
  • How Chewing Gum Can Affect Your GI Tract
    If you ever chewed gum as a kid then you probably remember an adult telling you not to swallow that gum or else it would get stuck in your intestines. Read more
  • Dealing With Acute Pancreatitis
    Acute pancreatitis strikes suddenly, causing severe pain and vomiting. More than 300,000 people are admitted to U.S. hospitals every year due to acute pancreatitis, according to The National Pancreas Foundation. What Read more
  • Dealing With Hepatitis B
    Dealing With Hepatitis B Have you been diagnosed with Hepatitis B? Hepatitis B is an infection of the liver that is caused by the hepatitis B virus. The virus is passed Read more
  • Dealing with a Hiatal Hernia
    A hiatal hernia is when the stomach bulges through an opening in the diaphragm. Some people don’t even now that they have a hiatal hernia because it doesn’t always produce Read more
  • Treating Hemorrhoids
    While an embarrassing condition, hemorrhoids are rather common and will happen to the majority of us at some point during our lifetime. This condition occurs when the veins around the Read more
  • What is Pancreatitis?
    The pancreas is an organ that we don’t often give much thought to and yet it’s quite important. After all, it is responsible for releasing digestive enzymes into the small Read more
  • 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
  • Living With Crohn's Disease
    If you are someone with Crohn’s disease, we don’t need to tell you how impactful this chronic condition can be. Frequent bowel movements, intense abdominal cramps, chronic fatigue, and disposition 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
  • 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