Colonoscopy is the most widespread colon cancer screening procedure in existence.
It has been shown to detect early-stage adenomas and colorectal cancers at a curable stage.
Let’s get more in depth about the Colonoscopy procedure and when to consider getting it done.
In this article you will learn all about IBS or irritable bowel syndrome. A disorder that affects the bowel and is characterized by pain in the abdomen causing gas, constipation, diarrhea, nausea, and tiredness.
Colorectal cancer is typically marked by the growth of abnormal cells in the lining of the colon or rectum.
In this article, we explore the basics of colorectal cancer and how to diagnose this disease through a testing process.
What is GERD?
Gastro-oesophageal reflux or commonly known as GERD is a chronic condition that occurs when the acidic contents of the stomach flow back into the oesophagus causing damage to oesophageal tissue. Read more on GERD and the treatment thereof.
Gastroscopy is a procedure that takes a very close look at your digestive system, mainly your stomach. Gastroscopy is considered a minimally invasive procedure, and is performed via a small camera, called a video endoscope. Let’s look closer at what this procedure involves.
Irritable bowel syndrome is a condition that affects your bowel movements, cause debilitating stomach cramps or spasms. Let’s look at possible causes of IBS, symptoms and treatment thereof.
Ulcerative Colitis is a type of inflammatory bowel disease that affects the lining of the colon.
The inflammation can lead to ulcers, pus, or bleeding in the colon. Read more on the symptoms, diagnosing and treatment thereof.
A colonoscopy is a quick and painless procedure, that allows for the full examination of the entire inner lining of a patient’s bowel. Read more on the importance of this procedure and benefits thereof.
Crohn’s Disease or Crohn syndrome, is a type of inflammatory bowel disease marked by patchy areas in various sections of your gastrointestinal tract that cause ulcerations and pain. Read more on the causes, symptoms, and treatment thereof.
The following article provides insights on the causes, symptoms, and side effects of coeliac disease for those who suffer from this health condition and how to effectively manage it.
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