Gastrointestinal Health

How Can I Deal With Gallstone Pain? Dr. Norman Swan

Chronic gallstone pain can often be down the right hand side, just below your rib and made worse by eating

What is a Hiatus Hernia?

Hiatus Hernia can affect anyone and most people who have it have no symptoms. Most people with a hiatus hernia

Asthma and gastro-oesophageal reflux

The asthma-GORD connection Asthma and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) often occur together and medical researchers have been trying to unravel

When should I get a colonoscopy?

Colonoscopies really should be done in people who have abnormal faecal occult blood testing, in those people where there’s a

Peptic ulcers

What is a peptic ulcer? A peptic ulcer is a lesion or sore on the protective lining of the stomach

When should I get a colonoscopy?

Colonoscopies really should be done in people who have abnormal faecal occult blood testing, in those people where there’s a

Peptic ulcers

What is a peptic ulcer? A peptic ulcer is a lesion or sore on the protective lining of the stomach

What are the ways to screen for bowel cancer?

So the screening for bowel cancer is also a fairly complex area. In Australia, we have a national programme of

How to manage blood glucose using the Glycemic Index of foods

Your blood sugar rises and fall throughout the day, playing a big role in how energised we feel.  One of

Researchers find link between the gut and inflammatory bowel disease

Inflammatory Bowel Disease A change in diet is part of treating inflammatory bowel diseases like Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.

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