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Choosing a Pharmacist by DigestBetter .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Digestive Health JOEL L. ZIVE, ZIVE PHARMACY: I'm a third-generation community pharmacist, and when my dad first starting practicing almost 50 years ago, you would never question a doctor's pr ... Read on »
Laparoscopic Surgery for Intestinal Disease by DigestBetter .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Digestive Health ANNOUNCER: Surgery with a camera? Might sound like science fiction, but it's becoming business as usual in some operating rooms. CONOR DELANEY, MD, PhD: Tradition has been ... Read on »
Why Do I Still Have Heartburn? by DigestBetter .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Digestive Health ANNOUNCER: Many people prone to frequent heartburn routinely take medications to supress acid production in the stomach. The drugs can be very effective, but sometimes they do ... Read on »
That Cough May Mean You Have Acid Reflux by DigestBetter .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Digestive Health Jim, GERD Patient: I developed a chronic cough and I'm talking about a really bad cough. I'd wake up in the morning and it would be so bad that I would sometimes vomit. For tw ... Read on »
Cooling Heartburn With Lifestyle Changes by DigestBetter .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Digestive Health ANNOUNCER: If you're suffering from acid reflux there are ways to relieve your symptoms Anthony Starpoli, MD, Gastroenterologist: The elimination of smoking, alcohol, daily ... Read on »
Coping with the Heartbreak of Heartburn by DigestBetter .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Digestive Health Sherry, GERD Patient: The joy of eating is taken away because "Oh, what you're gonna eat might give you heartburn" or, you know, you can't eat this and you can't eat that" A ... Read on »
Understanding Abnormal Uterine Bleeding: Part 2 by DigestBetter .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Digestive Health PAUL MONIZ: I'm Paul Moniz. Thank you for joining us on this webcast. Today we are discussing abnormal uterine bleeding and it's connection to fibroids. Fibroids are benign mu ... Read on »
Understanding Abnormal Uterine Bleeding: Part 1 by DigestBetter .. 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Digestive Health PAUL MONIZ: I'm Paul Moniz. Thank you for joining us on this webcast. Today we are discussing abnormal uterine bleeding and it's connection to fibroids. Fibroids are benign mu ... Read on »
Treating Stomach Cancer by DigestBetter .. 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Digestive Health ANNOUNCER: Treatment for gastric cancer, or cancer of the stomach, depends on how far the cancer has spread in the body. Doctors rate the extent of the disease through a proce ... Read on »
New Approaches to Treating Chronic Constipation by DigestBetter .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Digestive Health ANNOUNCER: Constipation affects millions of Americans. But they don't all describe it the same way. LAWRENCE R. SCHILLER, MD: We see that some patients have mainly infreque ... Read on »
A Personal Look at Bowel Problems by DigestBetter .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Digestive Health SHANNON: Well, I think the first time that I really struggled with constipation was around, a year and a half ago, and I really just started to get a lot of bloating, a lot of ... Read on »
Nutritional Problems in Crohn’s and Colitis by DigestBetter .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Digestive Health ANNOUNCER: Two diseases of the digestive system-Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis-together are called Inflammatory Bowel Disease, or IBD. TOBY GRAHAM, MD: Inflammatory ... Read on »
Using Over-the-Counter Medicines for Heartburn by DigestBetter .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Digestive Health A. MARK FENDRICK, MD: I think that if you talk to anybody on the street and ask them if they've had any symptoms of a rising, burning feeling or acid in their stomach, that yo ... Read on »
Bowel Symptoms and Bloating: Could it Be IBS? by DigestBetter .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Digestive Health BRIAN LACY, MD: Irritable bowel syndrome is a chronic disorder that affects the nervous system to the gut. It's incredibly common; it affects approximately one in five adult A ... Read on »
When Are Bowel Symptoms A Sign Of IBS? by DigestBetter .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Digestive Health ANNOUNCER: When it comes to diagnosing irritable bowel syndrome the first step is: go see a doctor. LIN CHANG, MD: The majority of individuals that have IBS actually don't ... Read on »
Surgery and Inflammatory Bowel Disease by DigestBetter .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Digestive Health ANNOUNCER: Lisa Fjedal has been in and out of hospitals for seven years. This time is different. She and her mom have made a difficult decision, for Lisa to undergo surgery ... Read on »
Modern Perspectives on Stomach Ulcers by DigestBetter .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Digestive Health ANNONCER: Peptic ulcer disease is a common gastrointestinal disorder that affects an estimated four million Americans. The problem occurs when the tissue lining the stomach or ... Read on »
Cooking For People with Inflammatory Bowel Disease by DigestBetter .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Digestive Health BETTINA GREGORY: Hello. I'm Bettina Gregory. Choosing the right diet is a daily problem for as many as a million Americans with Crohn's Disease or Ulcerative Colitis. There's ... Read on »
Understanding IBD by DigestBetter .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Digestive Health BETTINA GREGORY: Hello. I'm Bettina Gregory. Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis affect as many as a million Americans. They can cause great discomfort and interfere with e ... Read on »
Medication Strategies for Heartburn by DigestBetter .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Digestive Health ANNOUNCER: There are scores of available heartburn medicines, including many that can be purchased without a prescription. Understanding how they work can help sufferers det ... Read on »