Gastroenterology Medical Associates is excited to bring you a variety of blogs highlighting common conditions and diseases and relief tips while deepening your understanding of important gastroenterology topics.


Relieving Constipation with Diet and Exercise

Battling constipation doesn’t have to be a struggle. Simple lifestyle adjustments, such as integrating fiber-rich foods into your diet and engaging in regular exercise, can significantly improve your digestive health. From brisk walking to yoga, and from whole grains to probiotics, learn how to create a regimen that eases constipation and enhances your overall wellbeing. Remember, your journey to relief is unique—our tips are just the starting point. If challenges persist, it’s important to consult your doctor for a personalized approach to your digestive health.


How Long Does IBS Last?

Struggling with constipation can be frustrating, but with the right dietary choices and a dose of daily exercise, you can keep your digestive system humming along. Dive into our guide for a comprehensive look at combating constipation through a fiber-rich diet, proper hydration, and a tailored exercise routine. Find out how small changes can make a big difference in promoting regular bowel movements and overall gut health, and when it’s time to consult with your doctor for persistent issues.


Liver Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment Options

The liver, our body’s detoxifier, is prone to a range of diseases from hepatitis to cirrhosis. Early detection is key to managing liver disease effectively. This post sheds light on the subtle first signs that shouldn’t be ignored, the critical diagnosis steps every patient should know about, and the various treatments available, from dietary changes to transplantation. Find out if the liver can heal itself and when to seek medical advice for the best possible prognosis in your liver disease journey.


What is GERD? Common Symptoms and Treatments

Experience persistent heartburn or a sour taste in your mouth? You might be dealing with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), a chronic digestive condition. This comprehensive guide explores the common yet often overlooked symptoms of GERD, from chronic coughing to difficulty swallowing, and delves into the serious health risks if left unaddressed. Learn about lifestyle modifications and medical treatments that can help tame the flames of GERD, enhance your digestive wellness, and bring the harmony back to your body’s symphony.

Doctor making ultrasound of liver to patient in clinic closeup. Diagnosis and treatment of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
Digestive Disorders

What is a FibroScan?

Get insights on FibroScan: a crucial, non-invasive test for assessing liver health, detecting fibrosis early, and steering clear of severe liver conditions.


How is IBS Diagnosed?

Diagnosing IBS: Understand the tests and treatments for Irritable Bowel Syndrome and how to manage symptoms for a better quality of life.

Senior male doctor is showing ENT model and explaining to elderly man patient in hospital
Digestive Disorders

Digestive Issues Caused by Alcohol

Delve into how excessive alcohol intake wreaks havoc on the digestive system, causing disorders like gastritis, pancreatitis, and even liver disease.