Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

Pancreatic cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer-related deaths in the United States, which is why November is dedicated to raising awareness about the risks and symptoms of pancreatic cancer. Despite accounting for only 3% of all cancers, pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading cause of cancer death in men and women in […]


10 Tips For A Healthy Liver

For many people, liver health isn’t really on their radar. With 100 million Americans estimated to have Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) and rates of NAFLD doubling in children over the past 20 years according to the Liver Foundation, the condition needs to be on your mind. About the size of a football, your liver […]


Gastroparesis: Signs and Symptoms

August is Gastroparesis Awareness Month, making it a great time to talk about this condition that affects millions of people. Although the number of people with gastroparesis is rising according to the International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders (IFFGD), much of the population is unaware of the condition, and most cases of gastroparesis remain undiagnosed. Gastroparesis […]


Acid Reflux: Symptoms, Risk Factors and Treatment

What is Acid Reflux? Acid reflux is caused by the weakening of the lower esophageal sphincter (LES). The LES is a muscular ring located at the entrance of the stomach that opens and closes as food passes to the stomach. When weakened or damaged, the LES will remain open, causing stomach acids and other contents […]