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Abdominal Pain
Abdominal pain can arise from organs of the digestive tract or other organs located in the… [Learn More]

Acid Reflux
Acid reflux refers to the backward flow of stomach acid and, sometimes, food particles from the… [Learn More]

Barrett’s Esophagus
Barrett’s esophagus is a condition that affects some people with long-term gastroesophageal reflux… [Learn More]

Blood in Stool
Blood in your stool may result from bleeding anywhere along the GI tract – from mouth to anus. [Learn More]

Celiac Disease
Celiac disease occurs when your body’s immune system reacts to a protein, called gluten, contained… [Learn More]

Colon Cancer
Colorectal cancer originates in the colon and rectum, the two organs that comprise the large intestine. [Learn More]

Colon Polyps
Colon polyps are small, often precancerous growths that arise from the interior lining of the bowel… [Learn More]

Generally speaking, a person is constipated when they have three or fewer bowel movements within… [Learn More]

Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis
Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are the two most common forms of inflammatory bowel disease… [Learn More]

Diarrhea refers to loose, frequent, watery stools and a feeling that you urgently need to make a bowel… [Learn More]

Difficulty Swallowing
If you have difficulty swallowing, you have a condition known as dysphagia. Dysphagia may be… [Learn More]

Diverticular Disease
As people get older, it is common for small pouches called diverticula (singular: diverticulum) to form… [Learn More]

Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE)
Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE) is an inflammatory, allergic condition that affects the esophagus (food… [Learn More]

Fructose Intolerance
Fructose intolerance results from the inability to digest fructose, a sugar molecule found naturally in… [Learn More]

Functional Dyspepsia
Functional dyspepsia is a disorder of the gut-brain interaction (DGBI) which you may experience early… [Learn More]

Gas and Bloat
Intestinal gas is a normal byproduct of digestion, and burping or passing gas is not usually cause for… [Learn More]

Normally, your stomach contracts in a coordinated and sequential motion to grind up the… [Learn More]

Gluten Intolerance
Some people show many of the symptoms of celiac disease when they eat gluten but don’t test… [Learn More]

Heartburn and GERD
Normally, after you swallow, the food goes down the esophagus into the stomach, where it mixes with… [Learn More]

Hiatal Hernia
The primary muscle of breathing, the respiratory diaphragm, separates the chest and the abdominal… [Learn More]

Hemorrhoids, sometimes called piles, are swollen veins that occur in the very lowest part of the rectum… [Learn More]

Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are chronic, common… [Learn More]

Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a highly prevalent intestinal disorder that can cause abdominal pain… [Learn More]

Lactose Intolerance
Lactose intolerance results from the inability to digest lactose, a sugar contained in dairy products… [Learn More]

Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO)
Some people develop an excess of bacteria in their small intestine, bacteria that are normally restricted… [Learn More]

Stomach and Intestine Ulcers
Peptic ulcers are sores or defects that develop in the lining of the lower esophagus, stomach, or… [Learn More]

Sucrose Intolerance
Sucrose intolerance results from the inability to digest sucrose, or ‘table sugar.’ Beyond its presence in… [Learn More]

Viral Hepatitis
Hepatitis is inflammation of the liver. It can often be caused by a viral infection of the liver. Depending… [Learn More]