People ask me all the time about the risk of ulcers with the use of over-the-counter pain medications. Read More ..
Your GI Appointment – you’ve been waiting months, now your upcoming appointment with a specialist can bring with it a lot of mixed feelings. How to Prep!
We define IBS as a variety of symptoms, ranging from abdominal pain, alternating bowel habits, diarrhea, constipation, bloating, cramping, and more.
Celiac Disease and Gluten – Celiac disease is a genetic, autoimmune condition characterized by inflammation of the small intestines. Gluten may play a role.
So what is GERD? GERD stands for gastro-esophageal reflux disease. It’s basically heartburn, that burning up and down your chest and the back of your throat
Are You at Risk for Colon Cancer? Take this quiz and find out! Are you over the age of 50? Has anyone in your immediate family had colon cancer?
Dyspareunia – Painful sex is common, yet rarely talked about. Sadly, a sense of shame shrouds this condition and keeps women from reaching out for help.
The esophagus is the food pipe that connects the mouth to the stomach. The lower esophageal sphincter (LES) consists of muscles at the end of the esophagus that prevents acid from going into the esophagus.
Gallstones – 5-10% of people have them and don’t even know. Most people are told they have them after they are discovered incidentally. Talia Zenlea
Toward the end of the Second World War, researchers at the University of Minnesota began a legendary experiment on the psychology and physiology of human starvation — and, thus, on hunger.