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Ulcerative Colitis: Is Remission Possible?

If you suffer from ulcerative colitis, you know how debilitating the symptoms can be. But what you might not know is that those symptoms may go into remission as long as you take the right steps to manage the underlying disease.
Feb 8th, 2024
5 Bothersome Signs of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

5 Bothersome Signs of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a serious digestive disorder that responds best to early treatment. Recognizing the common symptoms of IBD can help you seek medical care as soon as possible. Here are five symptoms you need to know.
Jan 2nd, 2024
Title How to Eat More Fiber for Less Hemorrhoid Pain

How to Eat More Fiber for Less Hemorrhoid Pain

If you suffer from hemorrhoids, you know how painful they can be. Fortunately, medical treatments can help, and so can a few simple changes in your diet. Learn how adding more fiber-rich foods could help you feel better.
Dec 11th, 2023
Why is H Pylori so Common Around the World?

Why is H Pylori so Common Around the World?

H. Pylori is a germ that infects about half the world’s population, causing stomach pain and increasing the risk for certain cancers. Here’s why this infection is so prevalent and what we can do to treat it.
Nov 2nd, 2023

5 Types of Hepatitis: Signs and Treatments

Most of us have heard of the liver disease called hepatitis, but many of us are unaware that hepatitis occurs in several forms. Here, learn about the five main types of hepatitis, including the symptoms and treatments.
Oct 2nd, 2023
What Increases the Risk for Barrett's Esophagus?

What Increases the Risk for Barrett's Esophagus?

Barrett’s esophagus is an uncommon condition that increases your risk of developing esophageal cancer. Knowing your risk factors for Barrett’s esophagus is important for seeking medical care early. Here are the risk factors you need to know about.
Sep 2nd, 2023
Prevention Tips for Hepatitis Infection

Prevention Tips for Hepatitis Infection

Hepatitis can cause serious liver problems, some of which can be life-threatening. Learning how to prevent hepatitis infections is an important way to keep your liver healthy and avoid potential complications. Here’s what to do.
Jul 5th, 2023

Early Warning Signs of Crohn’s Disease

Crohn’s disease is a chronic medical problem that causes inflammation in your digestive tract. Early management is essential for avoiding serious complications. Here are the warning signs you should know about.
Jun 1st, 2023
6 Signs You May Have H Pylori

6 Signs You May Have H Pylori

Helicobacter pylori is a bacteria that causes an array of stomach problems, including peptic ulcers. In this post, you’ll learn what symptoms to look for, so you can seek treatment before the infection causes more serious complications.
May 4th, 2023

Here’s How to Prepare at Home for Your Colonoscopy

Colonoscopy is the gold standard for detecting colorectal cancer in its earliest stages. But before you have a colonoscopy, you need to completely clean out your colon. If you have an upcoming colonoscopy, here’s what your at-home prep will involve.
Apr 3rd, 2023
Why You Can Live Without Your Gallbladder

Why You Can Live Without Your Gallbladder

Your gallbladder plays an important role in digestion, storing bile and other digestive juices until they’re needed. Still, you can live without your gallbladder. If you’ve had yours removed, here’s what you need to do to stay healthy.
Mar 7th, 2023
Who’s a Candidate for ERCP?

Who’s a Candidate for ERCP?

Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is a long name for an important procedure that's used to diagnose problems with your biliary system, which is a network of ducts that aids in digestion. Here’s when ERCP is used and how it works.
Feb 24th, 2023
Crohn’s Disease

Helping a Loved One With Crohn’s Disease

Crohn’s disease can have devastating effects on a person’s physical and emotional health. Having supportive loved ones in your corner can be an immeasurable help. Here’s what you can do to support your loved one with Crohn’s disease.
Dec 1st, 2022
The Worst Foods for Your Gastrointestinal System

The Worst Foods for Your Gastrointestinal System

Millions of Americans suffer from digestive disorders and the symptoms they cause. The good news is you may be able to reduce your symptoms by avoiding a few foods. Read on to learn what some of those foods are.
Nov 1st, 2022
5 Types of Hepatitis and How They are Treated

5 Types of Hepatitis and How They are Treated

Hepatitis affects millions of Americans, and in some cases, it causes permanent liver damage. The problem is many people don’t know they’re infected. Here’s what you should know about the five major types of hepatitis infections.
Oct 1st, 2022
Is H. Pylori a Serious Problem?

Is H. Pylori a Serious Problem?

H. pylori infections are a common cause of stomach ulcers, but that’s not the only way they can affect your health. Learn how these infections spread, what symptoms to look for, and why treating an infection now matters for your future health, too.
Sep 1st, 2022
Is Ulcerative Colitis Curable?

Is Ulcerative Colitis Curable?

Ulcerative colitis (UC) can take a big toll on your life. Although the disease affects about 1 million Americans, many people don’t understand what UC is or why it occurs. Read on to learn what it is and whether or not it can be cured.
Aug 1st, 2022
7 Telltale Symptoms of GERD

7 Telltale Symptoms of GERD

A lot of people think gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and heartburn are the same. But while heartburn is certainly a symptom of GERD, GERD is much more complex — and much more serious. Here’s how to tell if you might have GERD.
Jul 1st, 2022
3 Important Facts About Colitis You Need to Know

3 Important Facts About Colitis You Need to Know

Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory disease that can cause some very unpleasant symptoms. Fortunately, with treatment, you can manage those symptoms and even improve your bowel health. If you have colitis, here are three things you should know.
Jun 1st, 2022
Living With Hepatitis

Living With Hepatitis

Hepatitis affects millions of people, and without medical care, it can cause serious — even life-threatening — complications. Fortunately, there are things you can do to improve your health and reduce your risks for complications.
May 1st, 2022
Common Diet Recommendations For Those Living With Crohn's Disease

Common Diet Recommendations For Those Living With Crohn's Disease

The symptoms of Crohn’s disease can be debilitating, but the good news is, most patients can reduce those symptoms by paying attention to what they eat and drink. If you’re suffering from Crohn’s disease, here’s how modifying your diet could help.
Apr 12th, 2022
The Dangers of Putting Off That Colonoscopy

The Dangers of Putting Off That Colonoscopy

Deaths due to colorectal cancers have been steadily declining over the past few decades, in large part due to cancer screening through a colonoscopy. This potentially life-saving test is not as bad as you might think.
Mar 2nd, 2022