Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, affects about 20% of the American population. This is a condition in which the stomach contents regularly move back up the food pipe. This regurgitation is usually long-term, and can result in uncomfortable symptoms, including heartburn and pain in the upper abdomen. The severity of the condition often relates to...
Constipation – why does it happen to me? Many things including your diet, underlying health issues, and medications can cause constipation. If you suffer from this digestive disorder, you’re not alone. Constipation is a common digestive problem and affects up to 42 million Americans.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome is a common but serious condition that inflicts up to 45 million people in the United States. To put that into perspective… that’s more people than the entire population of California. In fact, up to 10 percent of the world’s population may suffer from IBS, making it one of the most common digestive issues.
One of the biggest killers in the United States, colorectal cancer is the third most common type of non-skin cancer. Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States.
Stomach pains are common and often don’t require treatment or medical intervention. Over the counter medications, rest, and avoiding foods that could upset your stomach may provide relief.
Diagnosis rates, as well as mortality rates, are increasing significantly among people under 55, according to a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association, underscoring the need for early colonoscopies in Brooklyn, NY.
Hundreds of thousands of Americans suffer from IBS, a condition which is not curable but is manageable with some of the advanced Irritable Bowel Syndrome treatments available in Brooklyn, NY.
For about a decade, 45-year-old Ms. Chen skipped breakfast, ate mostly leftovers, and took her meals at odd hours. Shortly after she checked into Guangji Hospital in Hezhou with “unbearable” abdominal pain
Over 9,000 patients around the world have found permanent relief from gastroesophageal acid reflux disease with a small metal ring that’s about the size of a quarter.
Water exchange colonoscopies, which use H2O instead of air to inflate the colon, slightly improveddetection of proximal sessile serrated adenoma, so many doctors now offer both air and water colonoscopies.