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By Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates From gravy boats and turkey dinners to decadent desserts and Champagne toasts, our tummies endure a lot during the holiday season. Don’t let digestive symptoms get in the way of your festive gatherings. Here are five … Continue reading

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By Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates Many women commonly mistake colon cancer as a disease that only impacts men. However, statistics show around 49% of new colon cancer diagnoses each year are in women. In fact, 1 in 24 women will develop … Continue reading

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By Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates Starting a new school year can bring lots of excitement to children, but for those with chronic gastrointestinal (GI) issues like Crohn’s disease, it can also trigger anxiety and stress. Embarrassing symptoms can sometimes occur without … Continue reading

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By Dr. Kavita Kongara Q: How does our digestive health impact our mental health? A: The strong relationship between the mind and digestive system is both a physical and a chemical one that involves two-way communication. Our digestive system contains … Continue reading

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By Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates Q: How common is colon cancer? A: Colon cancer is the third most common diagnosed cancer and the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the U.S. When detected in its early stages during a screening … Continue reading

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By H. Sooki Hon, MD, PhD It’s that busy time of year when those well-balanced, Pinterest-inspired meals just don’t make it on your family’s weekly menu. But that’s OK. Nutritious meals don’t always have to be complex. An easy way … Continue reading

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Having a colonoscopy isn’t something people get excited about, but preventing colon cancer before it starts should be. In the United States, colon cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in both men and women, and it’s the second … Continue reading

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By H. Sooki Hon, MD, PhD If you remember listening to music on your transistor radio, then this message is for you. The Hepatitis C (Hep C) virus is a serious health concern for the baby boomer generation, but it … Continue reading

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By Mohammad Wehbi, MD Thanks to a nonsurgical procedure called the CRH O’Regan System®, patients do not need to suffer in silence from hemorrhoids. This safe and effective technique enables patients to be treated quickly, return to work the same … Continue reading

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Recognizing and Understanding Celiac Disease By Nirav R. Patel, M.D. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder in which the small intestine is hypersensitive to gluten—a protein commonly found in wheat, rye, and barley. Gluten is typically found in foods such … Continue reading

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