Digestive Health Clinic has consistently been at the forefront in providing new procedures to our patients and referring providers.
In many cases you will need an endoscopic procedure, such as a colonoscopy or upper endoscopy, to evaluate or treat your problem. These procedures have only minimal risks, are readily performed on an outpatient basis, and they are invaluable in the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal diseases. If an endoscopic procedure is recommended, we will thoroughly discuss it with you and provide written information.
These procedures have minimal risks, are readily performed on an outpatient basis, and they are invaluable in the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal diseases.
To avoid colon cancer—stay active, don’t smoke, eat a diet full of vegetables instead of excess red meat, and get regular colon screenings, starting at age 45.
A colonoscopy is used to screen for colon cancer, detect abnormalities such as polyps, and diagnose and monitor various gastrointestinal conditions.
Celiac disease causes damage to the small intestine and can lead to various gastrointestinal symptoms and nutrient deficiencies.
5 main symptoms of Chron's Disease include chronic fatigue, fevers, loss of appetite, unexplained weight loss, and abdominal cramps. Consult with our experts to see if your symptoms are correlated.
Generally speaking, endoscopies are needed when a closer look into the digestive tract is necessary, to investigate a wide variety of GI issues.
At this time, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) has no permanent "cure". However, it can easily be managed through medications and healthy lifestyles. IBD can also go through periods of remission.
Colonoscopy is vital for monitoring digestive health in people over 40. A vast number of conditions can be discovered in colonoscopy including Diverticulosis, Colitis, hemmorhoids, and other colorectal growths and tumors.
Aside from common GI issues like diarrhea and bloating, intolerance to gluten and/or lactose can be a sign of celiac disease. Anemia and nervous system deficiencies can also be a warning sign. Consult with our physicians to investigate whether you are at risk for celiac disease.
There are currently no permanent cures for cancer, but Digestive Health Clinic is proud to offer screenings and digestive oncology services.