Fecal incontinence occurs when an individual is unable to control bowel movements.
The gallbladder is a small organ located in the upper right quadrant of the abdomen that stores bile, a liquid that aids in digestion.
Gastritis is a generalized term for inflammation of the stomach, regardless of the cause, and can be categorized as acute or chronic.
Gastroesophageal Reflux (GER & GERD)
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a digestive condition that affects the ring of muscle between the esophagus and stomach.
Hemorrhoids are swollen or inflamed veins that originate in the rectum and anus, causing pain and bleeding.
Viral hepatitis occurs when the liver becomes inflamed. There are multiple forms of hepatitis; all can be contracted in varying ways and have different treatments.
In human anatomy the abdomen is separated from the chest cavity by a large muscle called the diaphragm.
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a chronic inflammation of the digestive tract. IBD typically includes Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), affects the large intestine. This common yet chronic condition often results in discomfort, but can be managed with the proper diagnosis and treatment.
Lactose Intolerance is a generalized term used when people experience uncomfortable digestive symptoms after consuming dairy products.
Microscopic colitis is considered a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), but is not as serious as the more well known types of IBD, Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
Fat build up in the liver that is not accompanied by inflammation is known as NAFLD,or non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. NASH is short-hand for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, an inflammation caused by a buildup of fat in the liver.