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When to Consider Hemorrhoid Surgery

About 75% of Americans have hemorrhoids, but not everyone with hemorrhoids requires surgical intervention. Here’s a look at different hemorrhoid therapies and the signs it’s time to consider surgical treatment.
Dec 7th, 2022

How a Low-FODMAP Diet May Help Your IBS

Millions of Americans struggle with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), a chronic digestive disorder that triggers troubling symptoms. A low-FODMAP diet improves these symptoms in up to 86% of people with IBS. Here’s what you need to know.
Nov 3rd, 2022

What You Should Know About Hepatitis A

Since 2016, the number of hepatitis A cases have been on the rise across the United States. Take a moment to learn about this viral disease, how it spreads, and what you can do if you suspect you have it.
Oct 1st, 2022

Here's Why You Shouldn't Ignore Heartburn

Do you get frequent heartburn that proved to be difficult to control on your own? This could be a sign of a serious underlying condition. Keep reading to learn why you shouldn’t ignore heartburn and how we can help.
Sep 1st, 2022

Myths and Facts About Celiac Disease

Even if you don’t have it, chances are you’ve read or heard something about celiac disease. But while awareness of this condition has increased in recent years, so have the myths and misconceptions surrounding it. Keep reading to get the facts.
Jul 29th, 2022

5 Common Signs of GERD

Having heartburn once in a while probably isn’t cause for concern. But getting acid reflux two or more times a week may mean you have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Here’s a look at the common signs of this condition.
Jun 1st, 2022

IBS vs. Fibroids: Understanding the Difference

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and fibroids both can cause abdominal discomfort and problems in your digestive system. While they share some symptoms, these conditions need different treatment. Keep reading to learn what you need to know.
May 1st, 2022

4 Ways to Manage Diverticulitis

If you’ve been diagnosed with diverticulitis, you know the pain, discomfort, and other unpleasant symptoms this condition can cause. The good news is you can take steps to keep diverticulitis under control. Here’s what you need to know.
Apr 1st, 2022

Does a Plant-Based Diet Prevent Colon Cancer?

If you’re worried about colon cancer, you might be curious if a plant-based diet can help reduce your risk. Take a moment to learn what you need to know about diet, colon cancer, and other steps to take to prevent this common disease.
Mar 1st, 2022

How Is Fatty Liver Disease Treated?

The occurrence of fatty liver disease is on the rise, affecting at least 100 million American adults. Here’s a closer look at this common liver condition and the treatment strategies available to help.
Jan 1st, 2022

7 Common Signs of Hepatitis

Your liver plays a key role in your overall health. When you have hepatitis, or inflammation of the liver, this important organ can’t function the way it should. Learn about this serious disease and seven signs you may have it.
Dec 1st, 2021

How to Manage Your GERD

If you’re one of the millions of Americans living with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), you know how the pain and discomfort it causes can make your life unpleasant. Take a moment to learn our top tips on managing your condition.
Oct 5th, 2021

What to Expect at a Colon Cancer Screening

If you’re scheduled for a colon cancer screening, it’s normal to be nervous about what to expect. Learning about what’s involved can help ease your fears and show you that this life-saving screening is less scary than you think.
Sep 1st, 2021

Can Colon Cancer Be Prevented?

More than 100,000 Americans are diagnosed with colon cancer each year. Learn whether this common cancer is preventable, what factors increase your risk of getting colon cancer, and what you can do to stay healthy.
Jul 13th, 2021

5 Causes of Abdominal Pain

Struggling with recurrent abdominal pain and don’t know why? Chances are, you’re worried. Learn five common causes of abdominal pain here.
May 11th, 2021

Are You At Risk for Hemorrhoids?

While they can be embarrassing to discuss, if you have hemorrhoids you’re in good company. In fact, about three-quarters of American adults experience hemorrhoids at some point in their lives. Learn if you’re at risk for this uncomfortable condition.
Apr 8th, 2021

Why You Shouldn't Ignore GERD

Everyone has acid reflux now and then, but if you suffer from it at least twice a week, you may have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Learn why GERD is something you shouldn’t ignore.
Jan 12th, 2021

Are You at Risk for Colon Cancer?

Did you know colon cancer, the second leading cause of cancer-related death in the US, is preventable and highly treatable with early detection? Learn the factors that increase the chances of getting colon cancer and see whether you’re at risk.
Dec 6th, 2020

Here's How You Can Manage Your IBS

If you have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), you know this digestive problem can be hard to live with. If you’re looking for ways to stop IBS from hijacking your life, read on for tips and helpful information.
Nov 1st, 2020

5 Foods that Promote Colon Health

The types of food you eat can have a strong influence over the health of your colon and may offer protection against colon cancer. See which foods you should include in your diet to promote colon health.
Oct 9th, 2020

Dos and Don’ts of Gluten-Free Eating

Many people follow a gluten-free diet to help with weight loss or boost their energy, but the diet is also the primary treatment for people with celiac disease. Here are some of the dos and don’ts of gluten-free eating.
Sep 18th, 2020

5 Tips to Control Acid Reflux Symptoms

Do you regularly experience acid reflux symptoms? Does your heartburn affect your daily routine or your sleep? Click here for some helpful tips on how to control your acid reflux symptoms so they don't control you.
Aug 20th, 2020

When Do Hemorrhoids Require Medical Intervention?

You’re not alone if you find your hemorrhoids an embarrassing topic to discuss, even with your doctor. Though you may be able to treat your hemorrhoids at home, sometimes you need medical intervention. Click here to learn when.
Jul 30th, 2020