Acid Reflux

Heartburn Relief – Put Out the Fire

After a nice spicy meal some people experience acid reflux, which is generally categorized as a burning feeling in the chest and stomach. On the other hand, statistics show that 60 million Americans suffer from acid reflux disease, also known as GERD, (gastroesophageal reflux disease). Symptoms can vary from mild to moderate, or severe. Depending…

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Protect Your Family from Stomach Cancer

For many Americans, the start of November brings thoughts of Thanksgiving. At the heart of our national holiday is gratitude for family, friends, and abundant food. For this reason, in 2010, the US Senate chose November as the ideal time to institute Stomach Cancer Awareness Month. Dr. Ranvir Singh, M.D. and his fellow physicians at Digestive Care…

Medical illustration showing Gastroparesis. August Is Gastroparesis Awareness Month.

August is Gastroparesis Awareness Month

August is Gastroparesis Awareness Month. The team at Digestive Care Physicians would like to take this opportunity to let patients throughout the Atlanta area know about the warning signs of gastroparesis and assure them that treatment options can be offered through a proper diagnosis. Not many people are familiar with this long-term digestive condition. However,…

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July 28: World Hepatitis Day

World Hepatitis Day World Hepatitis Day is observed on July 28th. Every year digestive care physicians and many other specialists aspire to raise worldwide awareness of hepatitis. This disconcerting condition is a group of infectious diseases known as Hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E. However, the main objective of World Hepatitis Day is to…

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3 Digestive Issues Signaled by Abdominal Pain

Please Heed the Pain of these Diseases Some digestive problems are easily remedied, without needing professional care. Other conditions are more complex, requiring skillful management and steps to prevent complications. Here we discuss three disorders warranting medical intervention. One symptom they have in common is cramping abdominal pain. Below is an overview of diverticulitis, celiac…

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Dietary Help for Diverticulitis

After a diverticulitis episode, dietary diligence will help you avoid recurrence. Your gastroenterologist wants you to remain healthy. With this earnest intent, here’s expert advice for preventing future flare-ups. Pocket Snapshot First, let’s briefly review diverticular disease. With aging, it’s common to develop weak areas in the muscles of your large intestine or “colon.” Constipation and straining to pass…