Gastritis

What is Gastritis? Gastritis is a condition where infections and conditions cause inflammation in the lining of your stomach. The stomach lining becomes inflamed or swollen and can have a variety of warning symptoms. Indigestion A burning or gnawing feeling in the stomach Feeling full or bloated after eating Nausea and vomiting Belching Loss of…

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Preparing for a Colonoscopy

How to Prepare for a Colonoscopy When preparing for a colonoscopy, it’s very important to follow all of directions carefully. You will receive a packet of information at your initial consultation at Digestive Care Physicians with locations in Alpharetta, Cumming, Johns Creek and Lawrenceville, Georgia. In your packet you will find prep instructions. Your colon…

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Stress Can Be Hard on Your Stomach

You’ve probably heard stress can create havoc on just about every part of your body and mind. Chronic stress can exacerbate many serious health problems: Mental health, depression, anxiety, and personality disorders. Cardiovascular disease, including heart disease, high blood pressure, abnormal heart rhythms, heart attack and stroke. Obesity Diabetes Tension Headaches, tightness in the neck…

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