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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|

Healthy Foods that Reduce Your Risk of Colon Cancer

No colon cancer prevention strategy is foolproof, but nutrition can be an essential factor in reducing your risk of colon cancer. One of the best ways to do this is by eating a healthy diet. In this blog post, we will discuss how colon cancer prevention can be achieved through [...]

2023-09-04T11:16:55+00:00September 30th, 2021|Colon, Latest News|

The Truth About Colon Cleansing and Colon Cancer Prevention

You may have heard about the popular trend of colon cleansing, but does it help prevent colon cancer? In this article, we will discuss the truth behind colon cleansing and whether or not it is an effective way to prevent colon cancer. A colon cleanses or a colonic is performed [...]

2021-09-20T12:19:23+00:00September 20th, 2021|Colon, Latest News|

What are The Types of Colon Cancer?

Colorectal cancer starts in the colon or rectum. Rectal and colon cancers are grouped because they share many similarities. Colorectal cancer starts in the colon or rectum. These cancers can also be called colon cancer and rectal cancer depending on where they are found. The digestive system, also called the [...]

2021-08-25T14:44:03+00:00August 25th, 2021|Colon, Latest News|
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