We found 62 providers with an interest in gastrointestinal problems near Issaquah, WA.

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Dr. Venkatachala Mohan, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Hepatology
1301 4th Avenue Nw; Suite 303
Issaquah, WA
 

Dr. Venkat Mohan works as an adult gastroenterologist and hepatologist in Bellevue, WA and Issaquah, WA. Patient ratings for Dr. Mohan average 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Mohan's clinical interests include pain, feeding tube insertion, and celiac disease. He accepts Medicare insurance. He attended Maulana Azad Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at UMass Memorial Medical Center for residency. Dr. Mohan (or staff) speaks Urdu, Kannada, and Tamil. His professional affiliations include the University of Washington (UW) Medicine and Swedish Medical Center. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), Crohn's disease, celiac disease, gastric (stomach) ulcer, colon polyps, diverticular disease, colorectal problems, ulcerative colitis, hemorrhoids, gastroparesis, rectal problems, malabsorption, colitis, rectal bleeding, gastrointestinal bleeding, stomach problems, vomiting, short bowel syndrome, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), fecal incontinence, constipation, duodenal ulcer, peptic ulcer, anorectal problems, esophageal ulcer, inflammatory bowel disease, stomach cancer, small intestine disorders, bowel obstruction, acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Feeding Tube Insertion, Whipple Procedure, Ascites, Gastroparesis, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Otto S Lin, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
100 Ne Gilman Boulevard
Issaquah, WA
 

Dr. Otto Lin is a physician who specializes in adult gastroenterology. His education and training includes medical school at Harvard Medical School and residency at Stanford Hospital & Clinics. He has a special interest in inflammatory bowel disease, hepatitis C, and hepatitis B. Dr. Lin takes Medicare insurance. Dr. Lin has received the following distinction: Seattle Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Virginia Mason Hospital & Seattle Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , inflammatory bowel disease

All Interests: Hepatitis C, Hepatitis B, Colorectal Cancer Screening, Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Dr. Robert A Wohlman, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Hepatology
1301 4th Avenue Nw; Suite 303
Issaquah, WA
 

Dr. Robert Wohlman specializes in adult gastroenterology and hepatology (liver disease). He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Areas of expertise for Dr. Wohlman include achalasia, celiac disease, and hepatitis C. He is professionally affiliated with Swedish Medical Center. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. He welcomes new patients. Dr. Wohlman studied medicine at St. Louis University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Wohlman completed a residency program at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, Portland. He has received distinctions including Seattle Super Doctors and Seattle Met : Top Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), achalasia, celiac disease, gastric (stomach) ulcer, colon polyps, diverticular disease, ulcerative colitis, hemorrhoids, gastroparesis, rectal problems, malabsorption, colitis, rectal bleeding, gastrointestinal bleeding, stomach problems, vomiting, short bowel syndrome, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), fecal incontinence, constipation, duodenal ulcer, peptic ulcer, anorectal problems, esophageal ulcer, inflammatory bowel disease, stomach cancer, small intestine disorders, bowel obstruction, acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Achalasia, Whipple Procedure, Ascites, Gastroparesis, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, Hemorrhage, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jonah Bryan Essers, MPH, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
751 Ne Blakely Drive; 5th Floor
Issaquah, WA
 

Dr. Jonah Essers is a pediatric gastroenterology specialist. His areas of expertise include the following: achalasia, celiac disease, and whipple procedure. The average patient rating for Dr. Essers is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Essers studied medicine at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. His medical residency was performed at Children's National Medical Center and George Washington University Medical Center. In addition to English, Dr. Essers speaks Hebrew. He is affiliated with Boston Children's Hospital and Swedish Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), achalasia, celiac disease, gastric (stomach) ulcer, colon polyps, diverticular disease, ulcerative colitis, hemorrhoids, gastroparesis, rectal problems, malabsorption, colitis, rectal bleeding, gastrointestinal bleeding, stomach problems, vomiting, short bowel syndrome, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), fecal incontinence, constipation, duodenal ulcer, peptic ulcer, anorectal problems, esophageal ulcer, inflammatory bowel disease, small intestine disorders, bowel obstruction, acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Pain, Achalasia, Celiac Disease, Whipple Procedure, Gastric Ulcer, Colon Polyps, Malnutrition, ... (Read more)

Dr. Dian-Jung Jung Chiang, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
751 Ne Blakely Drive; 3rd Floor
Issaquah, WA
 

Dr. Dian Chiang specializes in adult gastroenterology. Dr. Chiang speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin and Min Nan. Areas of expertise for Dr. Chiang include achalasia, celiac disease, and hepatitis C. He is professionally affiliated with Swedish Medical Center. Dr. Chiang's education and training includes medical school at National Taiwan University School of Medicine and residency at Duke University Medical Center. He is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), achalasia, celiac disease, gastric (stomach) ulcer, colon polyps, diverticular disease, ulcerative colitis, hemorrhoids, gastroparesis, rectal problems, malabsorption, colitis, rectal bleeding, gastrointestinal bleeding, hepatoblastoma, stomach problems, vomiting, short bowel syndrome, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), fecal incontinence, constipation, duodenal ulcer, peptic ulcer, anorectal problems, esophageal ulcer, inflammatory bowel disease, stomach cancer, small intestine disorders, bowel obstruction, acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Achalasia, Whipple Procedure, Ascites, Gastroparesis, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, Hemorrhage, ... (Read more)

Dr. Raj Chandru Butani, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1301 Fourth Avenue Nw; Suite 303
Issaquah, WA
 

Dr. Raj Butani is an adult gastroenterologist in Bellevue, WA and Issaquah, WA. Dr. Butani (or staff) speaks Sindhi, Spanish, and Hindi. Areas of expertise for Dr. Butani include achalasia, celiac disease, and whipple procedure. He is professionally affiliated with Swedish Medical Center and EvergreenHealth. He obtained his medical school training at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and performed his residency at San Antonio Military Medical Center. Dr. Butani accepts Medicare insurance. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Seattle Magazine Top Doctors and Seattle Met Top Doctors. Dr. Butani has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), achalasia, celiac disease, gastric (stomach) ulcer, colon polyps, diverticular disease, ulcerative colitis, hemorrhoids, gastroparesis, rectal problems, malabsorption, colitis, rectal bleeding, gastrointestinal bleeding, stomach problems, vomiting, short bowel syndrome, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), fecal incontinence, constipation, duodenal ulcer, peptic ulcer, anorectal problems, esophageal ulcer, inflammatory bowel disease, stomach cancer, small intestine disorders, bowel obstruction, acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Achalasia, Whipple Procedure, Gastroparesis, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, Hemorrhage, Colitis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Edwin J Lai, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Hepatology
1301 4th Avenue Nw; Suite 303
Issaquah, WA
 

Dr. Edwin Lai works as a gastroenterologist and hepatologist in Bellevue, WA and Issaquah, WA. Dr. Lai obtained his medical school training at the University of Washington School of Medicine and performed his residency at Stanford University Medical Center. Clinical interests for Dr. Lai include achalasia, celiac disease, and hepatitis C. The average patient rating for Dr. Lai is 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Medicare insurance. Dr. Lai is professionally affiliated with Swedish Medical Center. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), achalasia, celiac disease, gastric (stomach) ulcer, colon polyps, diverticular disease, colorectal problems, ulcerative colitis, hemorrhoids, gastroparesis, rectal problems, malabsorption, colitis, rectal bleeding, gastrointestinal bleeding, stomach problems, vomiting, short bowel syndrome, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), fecal incontinence, constipation, duodenal ulcer, peptic ulcer, anorectal problems, esophageal ulcer, inflammatory bowel disease, stomach cancer, small intestine disorders, acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Achalasia, Whipple Procedure, Ascites, Gastroparesis, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, Hemorrhage, ... (Read more)

Dr. Leslie H Price, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
751 Ne Blakely Drive; 3rd Floor
Issaquah, WA
 

Dr. Leslie Price's specialty is adult gastroenterology. Clinical interests for Dr. Price include achalasia, celiac disease, and whipple procedure. Dr. Price is affiliated with Swedish Medical Center. Before completing her residency at Virginia Mason Medical Center, Dr. Price attended medical school at McGill University Faculty of Medicine. Patients gave her an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. She honors Medicare insurance.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), achalasia, celiac disease, gastric (stomach) ulcer, colon polyps, diverticular disease, colorectal problems, ulcerative colitis, hemorrhoids, gastroparesis, rectal problems, malabsorption, colitis, rectal bleeding, gastrointestinal bleeding, stomach problems, vomiting, short bowel syndrome, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), fecal incontinence, constipation, duodenal ulcer, peptic ulcer, anorectal problems, esophageal ulcer, inflammatory bowel disease, stomach cancer, small intestine disorders, bowel obstruction, acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Achalasia, Whipple Procedure, Gastroparesis, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, Hemorrhage, Manometry, ... (Read more)

Dr. David John Patterson, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
751 Ne Blakely Drive; 3rd Floor
Issaquah, WA
 

Dr. David Patterson practices adult gastroenterology in Seattle, WA, Issaquah, WA, and Redmond, WA. His areas of expertise include pain, celiac disease, and gallbladder problems. He accepts Medicare insurance. Dr. Patterson studied medicine at The University of Auckland Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Auckland for his residency. He is professionally affiliated with Swedish Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal bleeding, gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), stomach problems, celiac disease, gastric (stomach) ulcer, short bowel syndrome, colon polyps, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), constipation, diverticular disease, duodenal ulcer, peptic ulcer, anorectal problems, esophageal ulcer, inflammatory bowel disease, stomach cancer, ulcerative colitis, small intestine disorders, hemorrhoids, rectal problems, malabsorption, colitis, rectal bleeding

All Interests: Pain, Celiac Disease, Whipple Procedure, Gastric Ulcer, Colon Polyps, Diverticular Disease, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Hepatology
1301 4th Avenue Nw; Suite 303
Issaquah, WA
 

Dr. Shie-Pon Tzung's medical specialty is adult gastroenterology and hepatology (liver disease). Dr. Tzung's clinical interests include achalasia, celiac disease, and hepatitis C. He is affiliated with Swedish Medical Center. He takes Medicare insurance. Dr. Tzung is open to new patients. He graduated from National Taiwan University School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), achalasia, celiac disease, gastrointestinal cancer, gastric (stomach) ulcer, colon polyps, diverticular disease, ulcerative colitis, hemorrhoids, gastroparesis, rectal problems, malabsorption, colitis, rectal bleeding, gastrointestinal bleeding, stomach problems, vomiting, short bowel syndrome, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), fecal incontinence, constipation, duodenal ulcer, peptic ulcer, anorectal problems, esophageal ulcer, inflammatory bowel disease, stomach cancer, small intestine disorders, bowel obstruction, acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Achalasia, Whipple Procedure, Ascites, Gastroparesis, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, Hemorrhage, ... (Read more)

Dr. Roanne R. E. Selinger, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Hepatology
1301 4th Avenue Nw; Suite 303
Issaquah, WA
 

Dr. Roanne Selinger specializes in adult gastroenterology and hepatology (liver disease). Clinical interests for Dr. Selinger include achalasia, celiac disease, and hepatitis C. On average, patients gave her a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Selinger takes Medicare insurance. Her education and training includes medical school at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Washington. Dr. Selinger has received professional recognition including the following: Seattle Super Doctors and Seattle Met : Top Doctors. She is professionally affiliated with Swedish Medical Center. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), achalasia, celiac disease, gastrointestinal cancer, gastric (stomach) ulcer, colon polyps, diverticular disease, colorectal problems, ulcerative colitis, hemorrhoids, gastroparesis, rectal problems, malabsorption, colitis, rectal bleeding, gastrointestinal bleeding, stomach problems, vomiting, short bowel syndrome, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), fecal incontinence, constipation, duodenal ulcer, peptic ulcer, anorectal problems, esophageal ulcer, inflammatory bowel disease, stomach cancer, small intestine disorders, bowel obstruction, acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Achalasia, Whipple Procedure, Ascites, Gastroparesis, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, Hemorrhage, ... (Read more)

Dr. Rajnish Mishra, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
751 Ne Blakely Drive; 3rd Floor
Issaquah, WA
 

Dr. Rajnish Mishra's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Mishra include foreign body in esophagus, pain, and feeding tube insertion. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. In addition to English, Dr. Mishra (or staff) speaks Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with Swedish Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), celiac disease, gastric (stomach) ulcer, colon polyps, diverticular disease, ulcerative colitis, hemorrhoids, rectal problems, malabsorption, colitis, rectal bleeding, gastrointestinal bleeding, stomach problems, short bowel syndrome, pancreatic cancer, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), constipation, duodenal ulcer, peptic ulcer, anorectal problems, esophageal ulcer, inflammatory bowel disease, stomach cancer, small intestine disorders, colon problems

All Interests: Foreign Body in Esophagus, Feeding Tube Insertion, Anoscopy, Whipple Procedure, Rectal Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Georgia M Rees-Lui, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1301 Fourth Avenue Nw; Suite 303
Issaquah, WA
 

Dr. Georgia Rees-Lui's specialty is adult gastroenterology. Dr. Rees-Lui (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and French. These areas are among her clinical interests: achalasia, celiac disease, and hepatitis C. She is affiliated with Swedish Medical Center and EvergreenHealth. After completing medical school at the University of Utah School of Medicine, Dr. Rees-Lui performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut. She has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by her patients. She honors Medicare insurance. Dr. Rees-Lui has received the distinction of Seattle Met : Top Doctors. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), achalasia, celiac disease, gastric (stomach) ulcer, colon polyps, diverticular disease, ulcerative colitis, hemorrhoids, gastroparesis, rectal problems, malabsorption, colitis, rectal bleeding, gastrointestinal bleeding, stomach problems, vomiting, short bowel syndrome, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), fecal incontinence, constipation, duodenal ulcer, peptic ulcer, anorectal problems, esophageal ulcer, inflammatory bowel disease, stomach cancer, small intestine disorders, bowel obstruction, acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Achalasia, Whipple Procedure, Gastroparesis, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, Hemorrhage, Colitis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Uma K Pisharody, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
751 Ne Blakely Drive; 5th Floor
Issaquah, WA
 

Dr. Uma Pisharody is a pediatric gastroenterology specialist in Issaquah, WA and Seattle, WA. She has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Dr. Pisharody's areas of expertise include achalasia, feeding tube insertion, and celiac disease. Her education and training includes medical school at Kasturba Medical College and residency at Jersey Shore University Medical Center. She is conversant in Malayalam. Dr. Pisharody is professionally affiliated with Swedish Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), achalasia, celiac disease, gastric (stomach) ulcer, colon polyps, diverticular disease, ulcerative colitis, hemorrhoids, gastroparesis, rectal problems, malabsorption, colitis, rectal bleeding, gastrointestinal bleeding, stomach problems, vomiting, short bowel syndrome, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), fecal incontinence, constipation, duodenal ulcer, peptic ulcer, anorectal problems, esophageal ulcer, inflammatory bowel disease, stomach cancer, small intestine disorders, bowel obstruction, acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Pain, Feeding Tube Insertion, Achalasia, Hepatitis, Hepatitis C, Celiac Disease, Whipple Procedure, ... (Read more)

Dr. Kalle Kang, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1301 Fourth Avenue Nw; Suite 303
Issaquah, WA
 

Dr. Kalle Kang is a specialist in adult gastroenterology. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among Dr. Kang's clinical interests: achalasia, celiac disease, and whipple procedure. He is affiliated with Swedish Medical Center and EvergreenHealth. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Dr. Kang attended medical school at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan for his residency. Dr. Kang has received professional recognition including the following: Seattle Super Doctors; Seattle Magazine: Top Doctors; and Seattle Met: Top Doctors. He speaks Mandarin.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), achalasia, celiac disease, gastric (stomach) ulcer, colon polyps, diverticular disease, ulcerative colitis, hemorrhoids, gastroparesis, rectal problems, malabsorption, colitis, rectal bleeding, gastrointestinal bleeding, stomach problems, vomiting, short bowel syndrome, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), fecal incontinence, constipation, duodenal ulcer, peptic ulcer, anorectal problems, esophageal ulcer, inflammatory bowel disease, stomach cancer, small intestine disorders, bowel obstruction, acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Achalasia, Whipple Procedure, Gastroparesis, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, Hemorrhage, Colitis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jason William Harper, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
751 Ne Blakely Drive; 3rd Floor
Issaquah, WA
 

Dr. Jason Harper's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. Dr. Harper's education and training includes medical school at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Washington. Dr. Harper's areas of expertise include the following: achalasia, celiac disease, and whipple procedure. Dr. Harper has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Harper honors Medicare insurance. Dr. Harper is professionally affiliated with Swedish Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), achalasia, celiac disease, gastric (stomach) ulcer, colon polyps, diverticular disease, colorectal problems, ulcerative colitis, hemorrhoids, gastroparesis, rectal problems, malabsorption, colitis, rectal bleeding, gastrointestinal bleeding, stomach problems, vomiting, short bowel syndrome, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), fecal incontinence, constipation, duodenal ulcer, peptic ulcer, anorectal problems, esophageal ulcer, inflammatory bowel disease, stomach cancer, small intestine disorders, bowel obstruction, acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Achalasia, Whipple Procedure, Gastroparesis, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, Hemorrhage, Colitis, ... (Read more)

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What are Gastrointestinal Problems?

The gastrointestinal system, or GI tract, is the name given to a collection of organs that work together to digest food. These organs fit together in a long tube, running from the mouth to the anus, and include the esophagus, stomach, and intestines, among others. With so many parts working together, complicated by today’s busy lifestyles and diets, digestive problems are common. As many as 1 in 3 Americans have a digestive or GI disorder. There are a huge variety of digestive problems, but the most common are IBS, constipation, GERD, hemorrhoids, and ulcers.

IBS, or irritable bowel syndrome, happens when the muscles surrounding the colon contract too easily or frequently. The result is abdominal pain, cramps, diarrhea or constipation, gas and bloating. IBS attacks can often be brought on by specific triggers, so a key part of treatment is learning which foods trigger IBS attacks and avoiding them. Treatment also includes exercise, avoiding stress, and medications if needed.

Constipation, or large, hard, or infrequent stools, happens to everyone at some point. It can be caused by a disruption in routine or food, or by eating a diet without many fresh fruits and vegetables. Although it is uncomfortable, constipation is common and usually not serious, but it can sometimes become chronic. Adding fiber to the diet, exercising, and taking medications may help.

GERD, or gastroesophageal reflux disease, is a severe form of chronic heartburn where stomach acid spills back up into the esophagus. Left untreated, the acid may even eat away at the esophagus and cause serious damage. Treatment includes changing the diet to avoid trigger foods, losing weight if needed, medications, or even surgery.

Hemorrhoids are blood vessels around the rectum that become irritated, swollen or torn while straining during a bowel movement. They are most often caused by constipation, but can also be caused by pregnancy, diarrhea, or simply a genetic predisposition towards hemorrhoids. Treatment involves first treating any constipation issues, then keeping the area clean and soothed until it has healed. If these measures are ineffective, surgery is sometimes used.

Peptic ulcers are sores or spots of inflammation in the lining of the stomach or close to the stomach in the small intestine. Usually this area is coated with a protective lining that shields the tissue from the strong stomach acid, but a break in the lining can let acid in, causing the sores. It used to be thought that stress caused ulcers, but now we know that is not the case. Most often, they are caused by an infection by H. pylori bacteria, but ulcers can also be caused by alcohol abuse or overuse of aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or other NSAIDS. The symptoms of an ulcer are pain, hunger, nausea, and fatigue.

Gastrointestinal problems, perhaps more than any other area, are markedly affected by lifestyle. Many disorders can be prevented or treated at least in part by eating a healthy diet high in fiber, exercising regularly, drinking enough water, and limiting alcohol intake. Still, the frequency of digestive disorders means that even the healthiest person can be affected by them. See your doctor if you notice blood in your stool, abdominal pain, unexplained weight loss, or any significant change in bowel movements.

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