How do doctors perform colonoscopy?

How do Doctors Perform Colonoscopy?

How do Doctors Perform Colonoscopy? A doctor performs a colonoscopy in a hospital or an outpatient center. A colonoscopy usually takes 30 to 60 minutes. A health care…

How is virtual colonoscopy different from colonoscopy

How is Virtual Colonoscopy different from Colonoscopy?

How is Virtual Colonoscopy different from Colonoscopy? Virtual colonoscopy is an x-ray test, takes less time, and you don’t need anesthesia​.  With virtual colonoscopy, your doctor doesn’t view…

What is Fructose Malabsorption

What is Fructose Malabsorption?

Fructose Malabsorption Fructose malabsorption is a digestive disorder in which absorption of fructose is impaired by deficient fructose carriers in the small intestine’s enterocytes. This results in an…

What should I address with a doctor prior to a colonoscopy?

What should I address with a doctor prior to a Colonoscopy? You should talk with your doctor about any health problems you have and all prescribed and over-the-counter…

How does the Gut Microbiota vary across One’s Lifespan?

  How does the Gut Microbiota vary across One’s Lifespan? Baby/toddler: Dominance of bacteroidetes (Bacteroidetes are symbiotic species highly adjusted to the GI tract, and perform metabolic conversions…

Difference Between Food Intolerance and Food Sensitivities

What’s the difference between Food Intolerance and Food Sensitivities?

What is the difference between food intolerance and food sensitivities? Food sensitivity: Inappropriate activation of immune system when exposed to a food component. Examples: Celiac disease IgE mediated…

Selecting a Complementary Health Practitioner

6 Things to Know When Selecting a Complementary Health Practitioner

6 Things to Know When Selecting a Complementary Health Practitioner If you’re looking for a complementary health practitioner to help treat a medical problem, it is important to…

Complementary Health Approaches

What are the Complementary Health Approaches

What are Complementary Health Approaches? Decisions about your health care are important – including decisions about whether or not to use complementary health approaches. Complementary health approaches include…

Types of Ulcerative Colitis

Types of Ulcerative Colitis and their Associated Symptoms

Types of Ulcerative Colitis and their Associated Symptoms The symptoms of ulcerative colitis will vary depending on the extent of inflammation and the location of the disease within…

Typical Treatment Paths for Crohn's

Typical Treatment Paths for Crohn’s

What are the Typical Treatment Paths for Crohn’s? Aminosalicylates: These include medications that contain 5-aminosalicylic acid (5-ASA), and work by inhibiting certain pathways that produce substances that cause…