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When Does Constipation Require Medical Treatment?

If you’ve gone several days without a bowel movement and are feeling backed up, it may be time to see a doctor. Our gastroenterologists are prepared to discuss, evaluate, diagnose, and treat constipation.

Oct 6th, 2020
Celiac Disease vs a Wheat Allergy

Clearing up confusion between celiac disease and wheat allergy can help you better understand your diagnosis and help you move forward with dietary changes that will keep you healthy.

Sep 1st, 2020
Natural Methods to Alleviate Constipation

While bowel habits may seem embarrassing to discuss with your doctor, doing so can help you get answers and relief. Left untreated, chronic constipation can lead to more serious issues.

Aug 17th, 2020
5 Foods that Promote Colon Health

Smart food choices can help lower the chances of developing many cancers, including colon cancers. Cut your odds of chronic diseases by eating right, maintaining a healthy weight, and getting plenty of exercise.

Jul 21st, 2020
Knowing the Difference Between Types of Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids may seem uncomfortable to talk about, but they’re even more uncomfortable to live with. Diagnosis is fairly straightforward, and treatment can provide the relief you need to get back to life.

Jun 17th, 2020
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