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Why Do I Need To Get A Colonoscopy?

If you are approaching the age of 45, you may be wondering, why do I need to get a colonoscopy? For starters, it could save your life. If that doesn’t move you to set one up, we will give you several additional reasons.  » Read more about: Why Do I Need To Get A Colonoscopy?  »


How To Keep Your Colon Healthy

The colon cancer rates have been increasing in younger adults, so it is vital to keep our colon healthy, clean, and cancer free. How to keep your colon healthy involves some fairly easy steps.  » Read more about: How To Keep Your Colon Healthy  »


How Does Heartburn/GERD Affect The Rest Of The Body?

If you experience heartburn more than you would like, this article is for you. You may think that chewing a few pink pills or drinking the pink liquid is all you need to do. Well, think again. This type of frequent heartburn can be dangerous. How does heartburn/GERD affect the rest of the body?  » Read more about: How Does Heartburn/GERD Affect The Rest Of The Body?  »


7 Ways You Can Lower Your Risk Of Colon Cancer

As with all cancers, catching the disease early in its development is all-important in preventing a polyp or tumor from becoming cancerous. Right now finding colon cancer before it becomes malignant has never been easier. Let’s find out some details about that, as well as 7 ways you can lower your risk of colon cancer.  » Read more about: 7 Ways You Can Lower Your Risk Of Colon Cancer  »


When Is It Time For Inflammatory Bowel Disease Surgery?

If you are one of the three million Americans who lives with inflammatory bowel disease, you have your good days and bad days. Sometimes a good day can turn into a bad one without warning. Yes, IBD can be managed with medications, but once they stop working as efficiently as they once did, what’s the answer? When is it time for inflammatory bowel disease surgery?  » Read more about: When Is It Time For Inflammatory Bowel Disease Surgery?  »


When To Be Concerned About Constipation

Should we be moving our bowels every single day? Should we do it at the same time every day? What if we don’t go to the bathroom for two days in a row, is that worrisome? The truth is, what’s normal for one person may not be for another. Let’s define what is normal and when to be concerned about constipation.  » Read more about: When To Be Concerned About Constipation  »


Are Probiotics Good For My GI Health?

You have probably heard a lot lately about keeping a balance in your life. Specifically, we mean working too much vs. relaxation. Your gut needs that balance too. We’re talking about good bacteria versus bad bacteria, which leads us to the question: are probiotics good for my GI health?  » Read more about: Are Probiotics Good For My GI Health?  »


Don’t Ignore Chronic Heartburn: The Risks of Untreated GERD

Don’t ignore chronic heartburn: the risks of untreated GERD are serious and can lead to multiple complications.  » Read more about: Don’t Ignore Chronic Heartburn: The Risks of Untreated GERD  »


The Link Between Stress And GI Issues

Chances are, everyone reading this has had some stress in their lives either short or long term. There are deadlines at work, traffic jams, family crises, and let’s not forget about the past year with financial stress and health worries due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
If you have been experiencing gastrointestinal conditions lately, you might already suspect the link between stress and GI issues is real and can become chronic.  » Read more about: The Link Between Stress And GI Issues  »


Causes And Risk Factors For Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer is also known as colon cancer, bowel cancer, or rectal cancer. It is the second leading cause of cancer death in women and third for men. The good news is that due to improvements in both screening and treatments, and although the death rate is falling, it is still important for everyone to be knowledgeable about the causes and risk factors for colorectal cancer.  » Read more about: Causes And Risk Factors For Colorectal Cancer  »