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Gastrointestinal Services: Getting Inflammatory Bowel Disease Under Control

November 24, 2017

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) can be quite painful, and individuals who suffer from this condition often find that it disrupts their ability to work, travel and participate in their favorite hobbies. Unfortunately, because of the nature of the symptoms, many find it difficult to talk about. Their discomfort with sharing details about their experience prevents  … Read more

Most Common Digestive Problems

October 26, 2017

For many of us, there is something awkward and uncomfortable when talking about our digestive problems. Why are stomachs so embarrassing for so many people to discuss? Because of this, many people go day to day suffering in silence. In fact, digestive disorders are placing a “growing burden” on Americans. More and more people are  … Read more

All About Acid Reflux Disease

October 17, 2017

  If you’ve ever experienced heartburn, it may have been due to acid reflux. When you feel a burning pain around the chest or throat area, it is likely to be heartburn. You are experiencing this because the stomach acid is going back up into the food pipe – when it shouldn’t. Experts believe that  … Read more

Understanding Colon Cancer and its Symptoms

September 21, 2017

Let’s face it, cancer is frightening. Most people know someone who has or had cancer, and the results are understandably scary. According to the National Cancer Institute, 38.5 percent of Americans will be diagnosed with cancer at some point during their lifetime. However, thanks to advancements in medical technology and screening techniques, our ability to  … Read more

What Causes Liver Disease?

September 19, 2017

Have you ever held a football? It’s pretty big, right? Well, that football is about as big as your liver, the largest organ inside the human body. The liver helps your body digest food, fight off illnesses, store energy, and remove toxic substances. The liver is in the upper right side of the abdomen, beneath  … Read more