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Do You Have Migraine Pain From Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

If you are one of the millions of people who suffer from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), you are probably already familiar with the common symptoms such as abdominal pain, diarrhea, gas, bloating and constipation. But did you know that migraine pain can also be related to IBS? IBS is a [...]

Foods and Drinks That Help with Acid Reflux

If you suffer from acid reflux, you know how uncomfortable and frustrating it can be. Acid reflux, sometimes referred to as gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD, is a common problem that occurs when stomach acid flows back into the esophagus. This backwash of acid can irritate the lining of your [...]

What You Should Know About Ulcerative Colitis

If you or someone you know is suffering from ulcerative colitis, it is important to learn as much as possible about the disease. Ulcerative colitis is a form of inflammatory bowel disease which is a chronic disease that causes sores and irritation in the large intestine. The good news is [...]

Nutritional Importance for People With Inflammatory Bowel Disease

If you are one of the 3 million Americans who suffer from inflammatory bowel disease, you know how important it is to pay attention to your diet. What you eat can have a big impact on your symptoms. In this blog post, we will discuss the nutritional importance of people [...]

Gastroenterologists Treat the Entire Digestive System

Doctors who specialize in digestive diseases and disorders are called gastroenterologists. Gastroenterologists treat the whole digestive system, from your mouth to your anus. They diagnose problems with digestive organs such as the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine or rectum as well as the gall bladder, liver, bile ducts and [...]

2022-02-01T08:51:53+00:00January 25th, 2022|Gastroenterology, Latest News|

Why Stomach Ulcers Develop and How to Treat Them

Stomach ulcers are a painful condition that can be caused by a number of triggers including too much stomach acid, stomach irritation from drugs, and H. pylori bacteria. Stomach ulcers can also develop as a result of stress or alcoholism, but those who suffer from them may not recognize the [...]

2022-01-12T13:30:05+00:00January 12th, 2022|IBD, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Latest News|

Signs and Symptoms of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

What is Inflammatory Bowel Disease? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) affects over 3 million people in the United States. Inflammatory bowel disease is a chronic condition that can cause stomach pain, weight loss, and diarrhea. There are two main types of IBD: [...]

2021-12-13T05:51:48+00:00December 11th, 2021|IBD, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Latest News|

Dr. Steven Dandalides to Retire in December 2021

For more than 34 years Dr. Steven Dandalides has served the community as one of the gastroenterologists at Gastroenterology Associates of Tidewater. Throughout his medical career he believed in providing thorough and insightful evaluations of patients using both his broad internal medicine training and in depth knowledge and experience in [...]

2021-11-19T06:45:55+00:00November 19th, 2021|Colon, Latest News|

Colon Cancer: Everything You Need to Know About Colon Cancer

Colorectal cancer is the third most prevalent form of cancer in the United States. According to The American Cancer Society, there will be over 104,000 new instances of colon cancer and over 45,000 new cases of rectal cancer in 2021. These days, rates of people being diagnosed with colon or [...]

2021-12-11T11:43:38+00:00November 12th, 2021|Colon, Latest News|

6 Warning Signs of Colon Cancer: What to Do Before It’s Too Late

Most people are not aware of colon cancer symptoms. Colon cancer is the second leading cause of death from cancer in the United States, but it can be treated and possibly cured if detected early. Colon cancer symptoms are often ignored, which means that many tumors or polyps grow undetected [...]

2021-10-29T12:02:15+00:00October 29th, 2021|Colon, Latest News|
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