GI Conditions

Weight Loss

What is Weight Loss? Your body weight may fluctuate, but it becomes severe when you unintentionally lose more than 5% of your weight over 6 to 12 months. This condition can signify malnutrition, where a person’s diet doesn’t contain enough nutrients. What causes Weight Lost? Lack of nutrition is associated with loss of weight Attempt […]

Pectic Ulcer Disease

What is Pectic Ulcer Disease? Ulcers develop in the layer of the stomach or the first part of the small intestine. Peptic Ulcer diseases are common and typically formed as a result of inflammation caused by the bacteria H. Pylori, as well as from stomach acids. There are three types of peptic ulcers: gastric ulcers: […]

Gallstone Disease

What is Gallstone Disease? Gallstones are deposits of the digestive fluid in the Gallbladder. This small organ is the right side of your abdomen, beneath your liver, and holds a digestive fluid called bile released into your small intestine. Gallstones vary in size; they can be as small as a grain of sand and as […]

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome? Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a chronic condition that you’ll need to manage long-term. This condition affects mainly the large intestine. Symptoms include cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, gas, diarrhea, and constipation. Generally, symptoms can be managed with diet, lifestyle, and stress. More severe signs occur in a small number of […]


What is GERD? Every time we eat, food travels from our mouth through our esophagus and reaches a door-like structure called the lower esophageal sphincter (LES). This structure opens to allow food into the stomach and closes to keep stomach food from entering the esophagus. In gastroesophageal intestinal reflux disease (GERD), the LES does not […]


What is Gastroenteritis? Gastroenteritis is the inflammation of the intestines layers caused by a virus, bacteria, or parasites. Viral gastroenteritis cause is often a norovirus infection, and it is known as the second most common illness in the U.S. Also known as infectious diarrhea and gastro, It occurs by contact with an infected person or […]


What is Indigestion? Indigestion is not a disease. Indigestion is also known as dyspepsia, upset stomach — terms that describe discomfort in your upper abdomen. Each person experiences Indigestion in a slightly different way, and some of the symptoms are abdominal pain and a feeling of tightness soon after you eating. This condition may happen […]


What is Diarrhea? Diarrhea is watery stools that the body releases three or more times a day. Diarrhea may be acute, persistent, or chronic. Acute: lasts no more than three days Peristent: lasts more than a few days. Chronic Diarrhea: last at least four weeks. Diarrhea can be a sign of other medical conditions, including […]


What is Constipation? Constipation happens because the bowel movements become less frequent, and thanks to the absorption of water from the waste, the stool become dried and hardened, making it difficult to pass. It mostly occurs due to inadequate intake of fiber or changes in diet. Attempt to call your doctor if you have blood […]

Crohn’s Disease

What is Crohn’s Disease? Crohn’s disease is an inflammation in your digestive tract and can lead to severe diarrhea, abdominal pain, fatigue, malnutrition, and weight loss and sometimes may lead to life-threatening complications. This type of inflammation involves different areas of the digestive tract and often spreads into the deeper bowel layers. There’s no known […]