It’s more than just heartburn.
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a serious form of acid reflux or acid regurgitation.
Barrett’s Esophagus is a condition caused by intestinal metaplasia, when the tissue lining the esophagus is replaced by tissue that is similar to the lining of the intestine.
Celiac disease is a digestive disease that interferes with the absorption of nutrients, and causes damage to the small intestine.
A colon polyp is a growth on the surface of the large intestine, or colon. While some colon polyps are benign, meaning they are not cancer, other types of polyps may already be cancer or can become cancer later.
Cirrhosis is a condition in which the liver malfunctions due to chronic injury, and scar tissue replaces healthy liver tissue.
Colon cancer starts in the colon, also called the large intestine, which is the final portion of the digestive tract.
Crohn’s Disease, which may also be known as ileitis or enteritis, is a disorder that causes inflammation of the digestive tract.
Fat in the liver, without inflammation or liver damage, is known as “fatty liver”. Fat in the liver is not normal, but fat alone probably causes little harm or permanent damage.
Gallstones are pebble-like substances that form in the gallbladder, ranging in size from a grain of sand to a golf ball.
Gastroparesis is a disorder in which the muscles in the stomach and the intestine do not work normally, causing food to move slowly or to stop moving through the digestive tract.
Hemorrhoids occur when veins around the anus and lower rectum become swollen and inflamed.
Hepatitis means an inflammation of the liver. Inflammation causes painful, red swelling and occurs when tissues become injured or infected. The inflammation can cause organs to not function properly.
Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is a bacterium and is a major cause of peptic ulcers. It damages the mucous coating that protects the stomach and duodenum.
Pancreatitis is inflammation of the pancreas, a large gland behind the stomach.
Ulcerative colitis is a diseases that causes inflammation and ulcers in the lining of the rectum and colon.
A peptic ulcer is a sore in the lining of your stomach (a gastric ulcer) or duodenum (a duodenal ulcer).