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These Things Raise Your Chance of Getting GERD

Could you be at risk for developing gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)? Take a moment to learn more about the most common risk factors and causes for GERD, and how you can protect your digestive health.
Aug 2nd, 2021

Understanding POEM

If you have trouble swallowing, you might need an incisionless surgical procedure known as POEM. Take a few moments to learn what you should know about POEM surgery and how it can support your ability to swallow normally.
Jul 18th, 2021

The Link Between H. Pylori and Stomach Cancer

Could you be at higher risk for stomach cancer due to common bacteria in your body? Take a moment to learn more about H. pylori bacteria, the link to stomach cancer, and how you can protect your digestive health.
Jun 13th, 2021

Telltale Symptoms of Zenker's Diverticulum

An esophageal disorder like Zenker's diverticulum needs professional diagnosis and care. Take a few moments to learn more about the signs and symptoms of Zenker's diverticulum, and when you should seek treatment.
May 23rd, 2021

What Is a Complete Esophageal Workup?

Could you benefit from a complete esophageal workup? Take a few moments to learn more about how an esophageal exam could help reveal potential health problems, and support your digestive health and wellness.
Apr 16th, 2021

What Is a GIST Tumor and How Is It Treated?

Could you have a gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST)? This condition can be benign or malignant, but still needs to be checked out by a medical professional. Take a few moments to learn about a GIST.
Mar 12th, 2021

LINX as a Treatment for GERD

Do you have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)? You should know about surgically implanted LINX® as a long-term treatment for GERD. Take a moment to learn how the LINX device works to correct your acid reflux issues.
Feb 16th, 2021

Signs You Have a Hiatal Hernia

Could you have a hiatal hernia? This condition could impact your digestion, and it may require surgical treatment. Take a few moments to learn about signs and symptoms of a hiatal hernia that mean you should get checked out by a medical professional.
Jan 18th, 2021

How We Treat Stomach Cancer

After you’re diagnosed with gastric or stomach cancer, what happens next? With the right treatment, you can safeguard your long-term health. Take a few moments to learn more about your treatment options if you have stomach cancer.
Dec 16th, 2020

What Causes Diverticulum?

If your food doesn’t stay down when you eat, or you have other digestive symptoms, you might have a diverticulum. Learn more about the causes of diverticula, and what you can do to treat this digestive tract condition.
Nov 13th, 2020

Am I at Risk for Esophageal Cancer?

What do you know about the risk factors for esophageal cancer? Take a few moments to learn more about how smoking and conditions like hiatal hernia can heighten your risk of developing esophageal cancer, which is on the rise across the United States.
Oct 15th, 2020

How We Treat Achalasia

Are you struggling with frequent heartburn, belching, and difficulty swallowing? It’s probably gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), right? Maybe not. Learn more about achalasia, what makes it different than GERD, and how a specialist can help.
Sep 8th, 2020

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.
Dec 23rd, 2020