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Jul 07 2020

Liver Health Screening

The liver is one of the most important organs due to its role in digesting fats, removing waste products from the body, and destroying disease, all of which can be negatively affected by our diets and modern-day lifestyles

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Oct 02 2019

SIBO Explained: What to Know about Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth

As research points to a connection between gut bacteria and health, getting tested for SIBO is worth considering for patients with undiagnosed gastrointestinal problems.

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Sep 25 2019

Getting Help for GERD: Why a Doctor Should Diagnose & Treat GERD

Many illnesses are suitable for self-care without needing a doctor’s involvement. Not GERD. Symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease, including two or more heartburn episodes per week, should be checked by a doctor, for the compelling reasons discussed below.

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Aug 14 2019

Myths and Truths About a Plant-Based Diet

There are food fads and in-trend diets, and then there are food revolutions that change the way people think about nutrition and what they eat. In 2019

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Jun 11 2019

Gastritis and Peptic Ulcer Disease: What You Should Know

Most people experience an occasional episode of stomach upset or indigestion that brings a few hours of discomfort and resolves on its own or with over-the-counter antacid medication.

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Jan 24 2019

Research Links Kidney Damage to Chemicals in Popular Food and Drink

Cases of chronic kidney disease have grown significantly in recent years due to the global diabetes epidemic.

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May 22 2018

Fatty Liver Disease

Generally, fatty liver disease does not show any noticeable signs and symptoms. Without treatment, there is the risk of developing liver cancer.

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May 10 2018

Challenges Make Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis a Complicated Process

Significant progress has been made in the fight against cancer.

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Jul 28 2017

Breaking Down Hepatitis

What is hepatitis? Simply, it is an inflammation of the liver.

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