Gastroenterology Blog

Which Screening Method Is Better for Colon Health: Stool Test or Colonoscopy?

05/13/2024

Alternatives like at-home stool testing are convenient, but is a full colonoscopy better for your colon health? Discover the benefits of each.

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Be Informed About Crohn's Disease

12/01/2023

Crohn's disease can affect your wellness and well-being; however, with the right information, you can reduce symptoms and live with less discomfort.

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When is it time to visit a doctor for hemorrhoids?

11/01/2023

Hemorrhoids, a widespread GI issue, can significantly impact your daily life. Learn the different kinds of hemorrhiods and when to consult a doctor.

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What Are Common Signs and Symptoms of Fatty Liver Disease?

10/11/2023

Understand the signs, diagnosis, and treatment of fatty liver disease. Prompt care of the condition may increase your life and liver health.

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Living With Ulcerative Colitis: Learn Its Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

09/15/2023

Ulcerative colitis is a disease affecting the colon and rectum. Discover more about this long-term issue and how it can affect your health.

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How Do GERD vs. Acid Reflux Differ?

08/01/2023

GERD and acid reflux might seem to be the same; yet, there is a clear difference between the two conditions. Find our how our GI team can help.

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What Is the FibroScanĀ® test Used for and How Does It Help?

07/06/2023

FibroScan is a cutting-edge ultrasound exam used to assess the health of the liver by uncovering liver scarring or stiffness in the liver.

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What Causes IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) and Are You at Risk?

06/01/2023

Irritable bowel syndrome may cause diarrhea, gas, abdominal pain, and other concerning GI issues. Learn more information on this condition.

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What Should I Understand About Celiac Disease?

05/05/2023

Celiac disease can affect your GI system in many aspects. Learn more about celiac disease and how you can protect your gut health.

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Understand the Signs of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

04/07/2023

IBD can include ongoing symptoms, such as upset stomach, abdominal pain, and other issues. Does this mean you must live uncomfortably forever?

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45 Is the New 50: Explore Changes in Colonoscopy Guidelines

03/01/2023

You may have heard that 50 was the magic number; however, GI specialists and the CDC now suggest getting colon cancer screenings starting at age 45.

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Get Screened for Colon and Rectal Cancer

02/16/2023

Scheduling a colon cancer test can help protect your colon health and ward off colorectal cancer before it starts or progresses to advanced stages.

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Begin This Year Focused on GI Health: Get Your Colonoscopy Now

01/20/2023

Schedule a colonoscopy to start the New Year off right and gain control of your gut health. Preventive screenings can help to safeguard your wellness.

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How to Keep Your Gut Healthy All Summer Long

06/24/2022

Summer brings several unique challenges to conserving digestive health, including irregular eating habits, exhaustion, and dehydration.

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3-2-1 Weight Loss Testimonial

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Clostridium Difficile (C Diff)

If you have suffered from diarrhea with a crampy abdominal pain and have been on antibiotics, then you may have experienced this infection.

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May 19th is National Hepatitis Testing Day

Hepatitis C (Hep C) is a blood-borne virus that often goes undetected due to its lack of noticeable symptoms.

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Peptic Ulcers

Peptic ulcers are open sores in the upper part of the digestive tract.

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Acid Reflux

Acid reflux is the backward flow of stomach acid into the esophagus.

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