7 Common Digestive Diseases and Treatments

If you are like most people, you don’t like talking about your digestive problems.  But you don’t have to suffer in silence. Gastroenterology specialists today can provide significant relief for most, if not all, digestive disorders. Here is a list of 7 common digestive diseases and their treatments: Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD): Caused by chronic… Read more »

5 Tips for Hemorrhoid Prevention

For something so painful, you will be surprised how easy it is to avoid and stay abreast of hemorrhoids. A hemorrhoid is a common condition that is characterized by swollen blood vessels in your rectum and anus. These can make your trips to the restroom a very painful and unpleasant experience. First, let’s understand how… Read more »

Hemorrhoids Baton Rouge – Why The Stigma?

Hemorrhoids are one of the most common gastrointestinal issues in the world, affecting as much as 50% of the population by the age of 50. People with this condition may suffer from pain, bleeding, leakage of stool, inability to control bowels, and other symptoms which can be severe. Yet despite how common the condition is, there is… Read more »

Do Hemorrhoids Lead To Cancer?

No. Hemorrhoids do not lead to cancer.  However, the primary indication to many people that they may be suffering from hemorrhoids is blood in the stool, on the toilet paper, or in the toilet bowl after a bowel movement.  Writing off this symptom as hemorrhoids without consultation from a gastroenterologist, who specializes in the study… Read more »