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Facts About Probiotic Supplements

Probiotics are live bacteria that are good for your digestive system. The most common forms of bacteria that are present in the gastrointestinal tract, L. acidophilus and Bifidobacteria bifidum, can cause digestion issues, headaches and irritability if there are not enough present.

To properly balance bacteria, you can consume foods and supplements that include “good bacteria”.

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Hepatitis C Treatment in Chicago, IL

We are happy to report, Digestive Health Services, along with University of Chicago and Northwestern, have completed one of several clinical studies that has lead to FDA approval for the latest treatment for Hepatitis C infected patients.  The new drug, Harvoni,  a combination of Sofosbuvir and Ledipasvir, provides an amazing 90-100% cure rate of HCV infections, with minimal adverse events.  There are many additional new therapies and advancements in the treatment of HCV, that will be approved soon.

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Dr. Yapp Recognized as a Vitals Top 10 Doctor

“Every year, hundreds of thousands of patients provide online feedback about their doctor visits on vitals.com. Patients write about their experience and rate their doctor on several components of care, including bedside manner, doctor-patient face time, and degree of follow-up. Patients also provide an overall rating. Vitals has analyzed these patient-provided ratings to identify those physicians within a certain specialty and location who are rated the highest by their patients and stand out for their extraordinary care.”

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Digestive Health Services, SC is a gastroenterology practice with four board certified and highly trained physicians.