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43 articles tagged Gastroenterology
'Woman bingeing on donut'

You Can’t Compete With Bulimia

Binging and purg­ing to main­­tain a com­fort­­able appear­­ance is not a strategy. It is a health problem.

Food 'Fresh bottled juices'

Satisfied Without Solid Food

You don’t want to do it. And I don’t recommend it. But how long could you live without solid food?

Gastroenterology 'When You Should Take Probiotics'

Advantages of Probiotics

Some doctors do not address the collateral damage of broad-spectrum antibiotics. This article presents causes and treatments for microbial imbalance.

Internist 'Are Doctors Thorough Enough?'

Are Your Doctors Thorough Enough?

Doctor visits should be enlighten­ing not a battle of whits. How can you survive consulta­tion without confro­nta­tion?

Gastroenterology 'Hemorrhoids, Polyps, Hernias or Worse'

Hemorrhoids, Polyps, Hernias or Worse

What may appear to be similar disorders have distinct charac­teristics that a gastro­entero­logist notices.


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Gastroenterology 'Why You Need Endoscopy'

Why You Need Endoscopy

When is endoscopy necessary? Medicine may first be pre­scribed. After a few weeks without resolu­tion, diagnostic endo­s­copy is warranted.

Individual 'Patients Monitoring Prescriptions'

Patients Must Monitor Prescriptions

In our healthcare system, physicians rarely monitor individual reaction to prescrip­tions. Evaluating drug response transfers to patients.

Gastroenterology 'Are You Passing Too Much Gas?'

How To Reduce Flatulence

Despite health benefits of passing gas, there are times when it is inappropriate. Here are ways to prevent embarrass­ment.

Gastroenterology 'How Do People Become Morbidly Obese?'

How People Become Morbidly Obese

When you pass obese on the BMI chart, things become laborious. Some medical conditions exacerbate weight gain. Genes and social issues increase risk.

Food 'You Are Not Eating What The Label Says'

Not Consuming The Foods You Think

Ingredient replacement and unlabeled supplements can trigger allergies and deceive consumers into purchasing inferior products.

Food 'Why Sleepy After Eating?'

Tired of Eating

There are several reasons for sleepiness after eating. Most are not serious and are corrected with nutrition and behavior modification.

Gastroenterology '15 Reasons For Constipation'

Managing Constipation

Four days without a move­ment can signal a medical emer­gen­cy. Hydrate fre­quent­ly, exercise daily, eat balanced meals, and avoid laxa­tive over­use.


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