Blog Articles

Common Triggers for Acid Reflux

If you experience acid reflux often, you may be able to control it by avoiding things that trigger your symptoms. Knowing what causes your reflux is a major step in preventing episodes of this painful, uncomfortable condition.

Dec 1st, 2019
Prepping for Your First Colonoscopy

A colonoscopy is a routine screening for colon cancer, but it’s a procedure that can loom large due to the uncomfortable preparation involved. Don’t avoid the procedure because of fear. Know what to expect and how to get yourself ready.

Nov 1st, 2019
Myths and Facts About Celiac Disease

Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder, not a food allergy, that can cause damage to your small intestine. This condition is often misunderstood, so read on to dispel some common myths and learn the facts about celiac disease.

Oct 1st, 2019
How Do I Know if I Have Hemorrhoids?

No one really talks about them, but hemorrhoids are incredibly common. The symptoms can sometimes feel quite serious, but hemorrhoids aren’t life-threatening and often go away on their own. Learn if your symptoms are hemorrhoid related.

Sep 4th, 2019
Understanding the Different Types of Hepatitis

Hepatitis is a set of diseases that affect your liver. The variety of types have similar symptoms, but different treatments. Understand each disease so you can move forward with appropriate care.

Aug 2nd, 2019
What's the Difference Between Crohn's Disease and IBS?

IBS and Crohn’s are not the same. Irritable bowel syndrome is uncomfortable and life-altering, but it’s not life threatening. On the other hand, Crohn’s disease causes inflammation and ulcerations in the bowel that can lead to serious complications.

Jul 3rd, 2019
The Latest Treatments for Celiac Disease

When you have celiac disease, wheat and other gluten-containing products are off limits because they trigger an immune response that attacks your small intestine. New treatments can help alleviate the burden of living with this autoimmune condition.

Jan 9th, 2019
Holiday Travel Tips for Patients with IBS

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) can interfere with a lot of activities. Don’t let it control your holiday travel. Read on to learn how to manage potential triggers and digestive distress this season.

Dec 6th, 2018
How to Enjoy Thanksgiving When You Have Acid Reflux

Thanksgiving can be a tough day for people with acid reflux. If you’re prone to this digestive discomfort, take a few small precautions to enjoy your day and your meal without suffering the consequences later.

Nov 21st, 2018