Oct 15

Here Come the Holidays: Sugar Consumption and Digestive Issues

Halloween candy is already on the shelves in Houston area stores, if not safely hidden in your kitchen cupboard. It’s ...

Jul 17

What Foods Should I Avoid with GERD?

When you have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), acid from your stomach goes back into your esophagus. This can cause discomfort ...

Jun 12

How Do Gallstones Form?

How Do You Develop Gallstones? Gallstones are hardened deposits of digestive fluid. Some show no symptoms and do not require ...

May 16

Should I Get an Upper Endoscopy?

How Often Should You Have an Upper Endoscopy? An upper endoscopy is generally only performed rarely to investigate, diagnose, and ...

Apr 25

What is the Difference Between Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis?

Can You Live a Normal Life with Chronic Pancreatitis? Chronic pancreatitis is an inflammation of the pancreas that does not ...

Mar 14

March: National Colon Cancer Awareness Month

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month sponsored by the Colorectal Cancer Alliance. Since 2000, the Colorectal Cancer Alliance uses the ...

Feb 11

What Are Common Signs of Acid Reflux?

What is Acid Reflux? Acid reflux is a common condition that occurs when corrosive stomach acid and stomach contents flow ...

Jan 25

How Does Nutrition Affect Crohn’s?

How Does Nutrition Affect My Crohn’s Disease? Crohn’s disease can cause a variety of annoying symptoms but making certain nutritional ...

Dec 11

What Causes Ulcerative Colitis?

Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a debilitating inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) affecting the large intestine and rectum. Luckily, advancements in the ...

Nov 15

How are Gallbladder & Pancreatic Diseases Diagnosed?

The digestive system is a complex set of organs, hormones, and enzymes that work in tandem to turn the food ...

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