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Indigestion

Dealing With Indigestion 7 Tips for Dealing With Indigestion Suffering from indigestion? Most people have indigestion at some point in their lives. Indigestion, also called dyspepsia, is defined as persistent or recurrent pain or discomfort in the upper abdomen. The symptoms of indigestion can include abdominal pain, gas, belching, nausea, vomiting, or burning in the …

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Crohn’s Disease

Living With Crohn’s Disease If you are someone with Crohn’s disease, we don’t need to tell you how impactful this chronic condition can be. Frequent bowel movements, intense abdominal cramps, chronic fatigue, and disposition to a number of different bodily maladies are just some of the ways that this type of inflammatory bowel disease can …

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Lactose Intolerance

Dealing With Lactose Intolerance When people experience frequent bouts of flatulence, abdominal bloating, cramps, and diarrhea, it’s disconcerting and sometimes unpredictable. Your gastroenterologist may review your symptoms and do some in-office testing to determine if you have lactose intolerance. It’s a common GI condition in which the body produces the lactase enzyme in insufficient amounts. …

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What is Pancreatitis

Pancreatitis The pancreas is an organ that we don’t often give much thought to and yet it’s quite important. After all, it is responsible for releasing digestive enzymes into the small intestines to help with digestion. It is also instrumental in releasing both insulin and glucagon into the blood, which influences metabolism and determines how …

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Treating Hemorrhoids

Treating Hemorrhoids While an embarrassing condition, hemorrhoids are rather common and will happen to the majority of us at some point during our lifetime. This condition occurs when the veins around the rectum or anus swell. Even though this problem is harmless it can be painful. There are many reasons why someone may deal with …

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