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You’ve been told by your doctor that a capsule endoscopy is necessary for further evaluation of your medical condition. Capsule endoscopy will provide your doctor with pictures of your small intestine.
Hydrogen breath test
You’ve been told by your doctor that a hydrogen breath test is necessary for further evaluation of your medical condition. This noninvasive test measures the amount of hydrogen produced in the small intestine after a person has ingested a dose of a form of sugar.
Weight loss balloon procedure
When you are serious about losing weight and improving your health, the balloon procedure may be what you need to help you lose the weight and keep it off.
Inflammatory bowel diseases: crohn’s and ulcerative colitis
Here are the symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment and daily management of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
Esophageal cancer makes up about 1 percent of all cancers diagnosed in the United States. The sooner it’s caught, the better your changes for recovery.
4.5 reasons 45 year olds now need to be screened for colon cancer
The colonoscopy screening age was reduced from 50 to 45 due to new research showing that more young people are being diagnosed and dying because they were not getting tested until the onset of symptoms.
Preparation for colonoscopy
To have a successful colonoscopy, your bowel must be empty for your doctor to clearly view the colon. To do this, it is very important to read and follow all of the instructions.
What is an EGD (esophagogastroduodenoscopy) and why do I need one?
EGD may be helpful in the diagnosis of inflammation of the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum (esophagitis, gastritis, duodenitis), and to identify the site of upper gastrointestinal bleeding, detecting stomach and duodenal ulcers, and may detect early cancers too small to be seen by X-ray. EGD may also be needed for treatment.
Barrett esophagus is a condition in which the lining of the esophagus, the tube that carries food from your mouth to your stomach, is damaged by stomach acid. Learn more about the condition, diagnosis and treatments.
Esophageal cancer prevention - WATS3D technology makes it possible
Most people don’t associate chronic heartburn with esophageal cancer, and yet, if it goes unchecked, chronic heartburn can lead to Barrett's esophagus. Due to recent medical advances in detection, there’s a procedure that can help more accurately identify pre-cancer cells.
As if bifocals weren't awesome enough, it's colonoscopy time!
Sure, we make light of it, but getting screened really is important. It can save your life. Colorectal cancer is the fourth most common cancer and second leading cause of cancer related deaths in the United States.
Liver disease program
Liver disease is a condition in which you have inflammation and liver cell damage, as well as fat in your liver.
Bravo™ ambulatory pH study
An ambulatory pH study is a minimally invasive test that evaluates heartburn and related symptoms. It measures the frequency and duration of acid reflux.
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) is also called acid reflux. Learn the risks of untreated GERD and ways to treat your symptoms.
Back to Basics with Mindful Eating
Incorporating mindfulness into your nutrition plan focuses less on what you are eating and more on how you feel.
What do you know about Gluten?
Gluten free has become a frequent label on many grocery items and menu listings. A gluten-free diet is common for people with Celiac Disease, which is the only "cure" to the disease.
Gerd Relif: When Prilosec and Pepcid don't Resolve your Heartburn
Heartburn can come about at anytime during any event, ruining the good times you wanted to have. If frequent heartburn happens in your life it may be time to see your doctor.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Here are the symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment, and daily management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).
What is constipation?
Constipation means that a person has three or fewer bowel movements in a week. The stool can be hard and dry, and sometimes painful to pass. Read through this article to learn more about what constipation is, how to prevent constipation, and how constipation is diagnosed and treated.
What is fecal incontinence?
Fecal incontinence is the accidental passing of solid stool, liquid stool or mucus from the rectum. It can be upsetting and difficult to discuss. Know that fecal incontinence is often caused by a medical problem and treatment is available.
Here are the risk factors, symptoms, screening, diagnosis, and treatment of Colon Cancer.
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