Does a Colonoscopy Hurt?

Does a Colonoscopy Hurt?

Getting ready for your first colonoscopy? Wondering what to expect? Rest assured that this routine procedure is generally associated with minimal-to-no pain or discomfort and requires nothing more than rest and relaxation in the short recovery period. Understanding...
Diverticulitis Diet

Diverticulitis Diet

Small, bulging pockets called diverticula can develop in your digestive system’s lining, particularly in the lower portion of your large intestine or colon. When these pouches become infected or inflamed, it creates a condition called diverticulitis. Symptoms of...
It’s Colon Cancer Awareness Month

It’s Colon Cancer Awareness Month

Did you know that colon cancer affects over 200,000 people a year in the United States alone? The month of March was designated as Colon Cancer Awareness Month by President Bill Clinton beginning in the year 2000. Every March, people band together to raise awareness...
Healthy Holiday Eating Tips

Healthy Holiday Eating Tips

Many people tend to get carried away over the holidays, eating unhealthy foods and snacks that can end up making them feel sluggish, bloated, and in pain. Whether or not you suffer from certain digestive conditions such as GERD, heartburn, Celiac disease or other...