Results for "Gastroenterología"
Get Screened: Blacks and African Americans at Greater Risk for Colorectal Cancer
Many of us are still mourning the loss of actor Chadwick Boseman, who lost his battle with colon cancer in August 2020, at age 43. His untimely death has...
Sep 12
Are My Hiccups Chronic?
All a minor inconvenience needs to become major is time. That rock in your shoe is bothersome at first. But after 5 miles, you’ll be walking with a limp....
Aug 20
Do I Have IBS or Is It All in My Head?
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is one of the most common gastrointestinal conditions in the U.S., yet it can be a taboo topic to talk about with others....
Jul 25
Why Am I Having Trouble Swallowing?
Have you ever heard the saying, “it went down the wrong pipe,” after someone has taken a sip or bite of food? Eating and drinking are an important part...
Jul 20
Heartburn Drugs: Do the Benefits Outweigh the Risks?
At some time or another, we’ve all been there. Whether one too many coffees, grandma’s homemade marinara sauce or a really indulgent holiday meal, now...
Jul 14
What is SIBO (Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth)?
Our guts, or intestinal systems, are filled with billions of bacteria known as gut flora. When they play well together, they can help us to digest food...
Jul 07
Getting to the Bottom of Hemorrhoids
Ah, hemorrhoids. Even if you didn’t know how to spell the word correctly, you have certainly heard a joke or two about them. But for those who’ve ever...
Jun 05
What You Should Know About Gallbladder Cancer
Your gallbladder is located just under your liver and helps digest food. Unless you’ve been diagnosed with gallbladder disease, many people give little...
May 17
So, Your Doctor Prescribed an Endoscopy
Medicine has come a long way. Depending on what symptoms you exhibit, a doctor may be able to use a narrow, bendy tube with a light and tiny camera on...
May 09
Is Your Stomach Pain A Gallbladder Attack?
At one time or another, we have all experienced an upset stomach or tummy ache, whether it’s the stomach bug or overindulging on rich foods. Often, it’s...
Jan 07