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How long is too long to be constipated?

How long is too long to be constipated?

by Yenny (SU)
Not having regular bowel movements can lead to discomforts. An example of this is constipation, a condition defined as a change or decrease in bowel movements. While it is a normal experience, chronic constipation points to a gastrointestinal issue.

What Causes Reflux?

What Causes Reflux?

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
Acid reflux is a common condition that happens when the acids in your stomach move up into your esophagus, the tube that transfers food from your throat to your stomach.

Preparing For An Upper Endoscopy

Preparing For An Upper Endoscopy

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
An upper endoscopy is a common procedure carried out to help identify problems associated with the gastrointestinal tract, such as digestive or inflammatory infections, and abnormalities, such as tumors and obstructions.

Treatments for Dysphagia

Treatments for Dysphagia

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
When you are having trouble swallowing, then you probably have dysphagia. If the condition continues and does not subside, seek a medical evaluation as soon as possible for a diagnosis and possible treatment.

How to Find the Best GI Doctor in Maryland

How to Find the Best GI Doctor in Maryland

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
A gastroenterologist is a medical doctor who specializes in diagnosing and treating issues concerning your digestive system.

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