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When Do Hemorrhoids Require Medical Intervention?

If you’re one of the 75% of Americans with hemorrhoids, you might wonder if this uncomfortable condition requires a trip to the doctor’s office. Keep reading to learn what you need to know about hemorrhoids and when it’s time to seek medical help.

Sep 9th, 2022
The Dangers of Putting Off That Colonoscopy

Are you up-to-date on your colonoscopy screening? Research shows 33% of adults over the age of 50 in the United States are not. Learn the benefits of getting this procedure sooner rather than later.

Aug 23rd, 2022
World Digestive Health Day

World Digestive Health Day is globally celebrated every year on May 29th to raise awareness of various digestive diseases and conditions and the importance of caring for your digestive health every day.  

May 4th, 2022
What is Celiac Disease?

Celiac disease is a chronic digestive and autoimmune disorder causing the immune system to attack the small intestine when reacting to the protein found in wheat, barley, and rye.

May 4th, 2022
April is IBS Awareness Month

While everyone poops, most people are uncomfortable talking about their bowel functions. However, it's vital for your health to notice your bowel movements and be aware when something isn't right.

Apr 12th, 2022
Symptoms & Causes of Gallstones

Gallstones are hardened pieces of digestive fluid, either cholesterol or bilirubin in the bile, that can form in the gallbladder, the small, pear-shaped organ located beneath your liver on the right side of the abdomen.

Apr 11th, 2022
Which Foods Can Trigger Heartburn?

Feeling heartburn every once in a while isn't abnormal, but for some, it's a regular occurrence that can have them feeling discomfort after almost every meal.

Mar 10th, 2022
7 Tips For Colorectal Cancer Prevention

This National Colorectal Cancer Month, all of us at Digestive Disease Care want to highlight the importance of colorectal health and educate others on how simple lifestyle changes can help lessen your risk for developing colorectal cancer.

Mar 10th, 2022
Gluten Is Not the Enemy

You can forget about the anti-gluten crusade that you've been hearing lately and sink your teeth into a chewy baguette. Gluten may not be the bad guy you thought it was.

Apr 20th, 2019
Deal with Irritable Bowel Syndrome through Hypnosis

A new study suggests that hypnosis can help people with their irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Since the 1980s, some people resort to hypnosis as a means of relief where standard treatment for IBS has failed.

Jan 5th, 2019
Red Meat Linked with Stomach and Throat Cancers

Red meat lovers may want to cut down on steaks and hamburgers. Research shows that red meat is linked with throat and stomach cancers, according to lead author Dr. Amanda J. Cross of the U.S. National Cancer Institute.

Nov 5th, 2018
How to Deal with Constipation

Constipation is an awful feeling in the abdomen that is brought about by the weird knotting and increased pressure.

Aug 6th, 2018
High brown rice intake lowers diabetes risk

A study in the US showed that eating brown rice lessens the chance of developing type 2 diabetes. With the increased consumption of white rice among Americans in the past decades, about 18 million have the developed the disease.

May 3rd, 2018
Osteoporosis in men

Osteoporosis, a thinning and weakening of the bones, is frequently linked to women citing the female hormone as the predisposing factor for its development. 

Apr 5th, 2018