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Articles by "gastroenterology"

Gastroenterology How Colon Cancer Is Detected and Your Treatment Options Detecting colon cancer early is critical to successful treatment and recovery. Here's what you need to know about detection and colon cancer treatment options. Gastroenterology What a Pain: The Truth about Diverticulitis Your gut health is complex and can affect a wide range of bodily functions including mood, sleep and the immune system. So, when you are experiencing stomach issues, it's important you get the answers you need. But with all the possible stomach issues and conditions, how can you tell when your upset stomach and abdominal pain is being caused by something more serious? Gastroenterology When Can an Upper Endoscopy Help For many GI issues, an upper endoscopy can help identify the cause and determine the best course of treatment. Here's what you need to know about endoscopies and when they are most helpful. Gastroenterology Coordinated Care for IBD Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) and can be debilitating conditions that make daily life difficult, but there are ways to manage symptoms so you can live the life you deserve. Gastroenterology Colonoscopy Screening Guidelines Receiving regular screening colonoscopies is an important part of colon cancer prevention and maintaining your best health. Here's what you need to know about how often you should schedule colonoscopies and what to expect when you do. Gastroenterology What Is IBS & How Is It Treated? Irritable bowel syndrome is a chronic gastrointestinal condition that affects millions of Americans. Your doctor can help you find relief. Gastroenterology IBD & Food: What to Eat to Manage Your Disease Certain foods make IBD symptoms worse. Crafting an anti-inflammatory diet unique to your condition can help you reduce flares. Gastroenterology What It Means to Have Inflammatory Bowel Disease This commonly confused bowel condition has greater health consequences if left untreated. Gastroenterology A Gut Doctor Answers Your Crohn's Disease Questions Stomach problems can lead you to a self-diagnosis of Crohn's disease. An expert weighs in on this complex condition. Internal Medicine Gluten-Free Diets: Facts of the Fad Despite food marketers' attempts to convince you otherwise, a gluten-free diet is only a healthier option for three groups of people. Gastroenterology The Pros and Cons of Your Colorectal Cancer Screening Options When you weigh all the costs and considerations, you can't go wrong with any of these effective screenings for colon cancer. Gastroenterology Celiac Disease: Why Some People Really Have to Avoid Gluten One percent of people go gluten-free, not for some diet fad, but because they have to for their health.
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