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Five Habits that Can Alleviate Acid Reflux

Experiencing acid reflux from time to time usually isn’t a cause for concern. But you likely have gastroesophageal reflux disease if heartburn sneaks up more than twice a week. Fortunately, you can take steps to get relief.

May 12th, 2020
Common Mistakes That Can Make Ulcerative Colitis Worse

Ulcerative colitis is tricky to manage because it doesn’t affect everyone exactly the same way. With the help of a specialist, you can reduce the risk of flare-ups, keep symptoms at bay, and get back to your life.

Apr 16th, 2020
Do Hernias Always Require Surgery?

Hernia surgery isn’t always urgent, but in most cases putting it off is merely delaying the inevitable. Unlike other bodily issues, hernias don’t heal on their own, so you’ll usually need surgery eventually.

Mar 2nd, 2020
Who Is at Risk for IBS?

Whether it’s anxiety over eating away from home or the stress of making sure to locate bathrooms before you attend a social outing, IBS can have a major impact on your daily life.

Feb 1st, 2020
Why Celiac Disease Is Underdiagnosed

Despite nearly 3 million Americans being diagnosed with celiac disease, many more have the condition and remain completely unaware of it. Proper diagnosis and treatment starts with seeing an experienced gastroenterologist.

Jan 22nd, 2020
Recognizing When Constipation Is an Emergency

Constipation -- the difficult, infrequent bowel movements affect millions of people. While most of the causes of constipation are harmless, some are more serious and require medical treatment to get relief.

Dec 3rd, 2019