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A reader asks about the consequences of chronic stimulant laxative use for constipation.
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Small, open craters or sores that develop in the lining of the stomach or small intestine are commonly referred to as ulcers. (Less often, ulcers form in the esophagus, especially in the lower portion that may be exposed to stomach acids.) Technically, however, those that develop in the stomach are
Acid reflux, or gastroesophageal reflux disease, is one of the most wide spread dangers of the modern diet. From your coffee to your spinach, you may be causing damage to your esophagus from that burning sensation in your throat. Read on for ways to prevent acid reflux.
Complementary and alternative medicine is increasingly being used by patients with inflammatory bowel disease. How effective is it?
New safer regimens for the treatment of hepatitis C are increasingly becoming available.
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), or Acid Reflux, is the reflux of gastric acid to the esophagus. It can be treated using lifestyle and diet modification, medications, and surgery.
Sometimes when you are suffering from acid reflux, you experience symptoms that at first appear to be simply a cold or flu. You might develop a cough, your throat may feel sore, and you may lose your voice completely. When you have a cold, these symptoms generally last for only a few days before dis
If you have ever received dextrose through an IV, you have received partial parenteral nutrition. Total parenteral nutrition (TPN), on the other hand, is a balanced formula of nutrients that meets a patient's daily requirement of calories, amino acids, essential fatty acids, vitamins and minerals. H
Is it more effective to treat ulcerative colitis with an anti-TNF/immunosuppressant combination or with just an anti-TNF on its own? This new study explores the latest data.
Rectal bleeding is often ignored, sometimes because people pass it off as a hemorrhoid, and sometimes because they are afraid to find out what is causing it. You may think that you know why you are seeing blood, but the truth is that until you get it checked out by your doctor, you really don't know
A lot of people are often experiencing heartburn and they are seriously finding ways on how they will be able to remedy this situation without having to spend for something expensive. What many people are not aware of is the fact that there are some natural methods that they can do at home; furtherm
According to Medscape's 2012 Physician Compensation Report, gastroenterology has a lot to offer its practitioners and continues to stack up well against incomes in other physician specialties.
School-age children who suffer from acid reflux have many options for effective treatment. Parents can work closely with their child's teacher and school nurse to ensure that their child receives correct medication during the school day as well as an encouraging environment, preventing acid reflux f