For most of us, a visit to the doctor means going to your primary or general physician for a regular check-up. However, some medical conditions and … [Read more...] about Top Reasons to Visit a Gastrointestinal Specialist
Any type of surgery, no matter how small, comes with risk factors and side effects post-operation. Most patients with typical gallbladder operations … [Read more...] about Digestive Problems After Gallbladder Surgery
Everyone experiences gastrointestinal upset from time to time. Whether it’s the stomach flu, heartburn after eating a spicy meal or eating a food that … [Read more...] about Signs You Should See a Gastroenterologist
Acid reflux is a common condition that affects many people in the United States and throughout the world. The American College of Gastroenterology … [Read more...] about Acid Reflux Symptoms, Causes, & Relief
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If you’re experiencing disturbances in your gastrointestinal (GI) tract or your digestive system, your doctor may order an endoscopy, also called an … [Read more...] about What Diseases Can Be Detected by an Endoscopy?
It’s estimated that between 25 and 45 million people are affected by irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in the United States alone, with women more likely … [Read more...] about The Best & Worst Foods for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
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