Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a disorder in which the normal rhythmic movement of your gut (bowe
Most hiatus hernias don't cause any symptoms. When symptoms do occur, the most common are heartb
Medical treatment aims to control Crohn's disease symptoms and bring on a remission of the disea
Diverticulitis happens when out-pouchings in the bowel wall called diverticula become inflamed or in
Preventing constipation is the best way to avoid existing haemorrhoids becoming irritated and new on
An ulcer is an area of damage to the lining of the stomach or upper part of the intestine.
Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) is when you have frequent or severe reflux sympto
Ulcerative colitis affects people of all ages, but usually starts between 15 and 30 years. There is
Pancreatitis is inflammation of the pancreas. The main symptom is pain in the upper abdomen that fee
A colonoscopy is an examination of the colon (large bowel), using a colonoscope a long, thin, flexib
Endoscopy is a medical procedure where a doctor uses a thin flexible lighted tube inserted into the
Cirrhosis of the liver, which may be caused by drinking too much alcohol, is a severe and irreversib
Indigestion is pain or discomfort after eating. Heartburn is a common feature of indigestion. Find o
Heartburn is a common form of indigestion caused by gastro-oesophageal reflux - reflux of stomach co
Heartburn is the most noticeable of several symptoms of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD).
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Exercise on its own can achieve reductions in liver fat in people with non-alcoholic fatty liver dis
Faecal transplantation may be the answer for patients with treatment-resistant ulcerative colitis, A
53 years ago, this man had an operation to replace his oesophagus with his colon. Look what's happen
Frequent fast food intake is linked to developing inflammatory bowel disease, such as Crohn's diseas
New hepatitis C treatments have high cure rates, low side effects and can be taken as tablets. myDr.