Gastroenterology Blog

Ulcerative Colitis: Understanding the Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

09/15/2023

Ulcerative colitis is a condition involving the colon and rectum. Find out more about this chronic condition and how it may impact your health.

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How Do Acid Reflux and GERD Differ?

08/01/2023

Acid reflux and GERD can seem like very similar GI problems. However, there is a clear difference between these conditions. Read on to discover more.

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What Is FibroScanĀ® Used For? How Does It Work?

07/06/2023

FibroScan is a state-of-the-art ultrasound exam used to detect liver scarring and stiffness. It also aids in monitoring a variety of liver conditions.

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What Are the Causes of IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)? Who Is at Risk?

06/01/2023

IBS may cause gas, diarrhea, abdominal pain, and additional gastrointestinal issues. Read on to learn more information about this digestive disease.

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What Should I Understand About Celiac Disease?

05/05/2023

Celiac disease can impact your gastrointestinal tract in several ways. Learn more about this condition and how to safeguard your digestive wellness.

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Learn the Signs of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

04/07/2023

IBD can lead to lasting gastrointestinal symptoms, such as diarrhea, abdominal pain, and more. Does having this disease mean lifelong discomfort?

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Why 45 Is the New 50: Explore Updates to Colonoscopy Recommendations

03/01/2023

Previously, 50 was the recommended age for an initial colonoscopy. However, GI doctors and the CDC now advise colon cancer screenings at age 45.

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When to Get Screened for Colon and Rectal Cancer

02/16/2023

Scheduling a colon cancer screening can help safeguard your colon health and prevent colorectal cancer before the disease begins or advances.

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