The pancreas is a long, flattened organ surrounded by the liver, spleen, and small intestine. It plays an critical role in turning food into fuel for the body.
Peptic Ulcer Disease
A peptic ulcer is a sore that can develop on the lining of the stomach, the lower esophagus or the small intestine.
Pregnancy And The GI Tract
Pregnancy, for all its joys and changes, can come with its own set of challenges; particularly when it comes to the GI tract. Many of these changes subside after the birth of the child, but some can linger.
Smoking And The GI Tract
Smoking damage is not limited to the respiratory system. It actually affects the entire body including the digestive tract.
Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that causes inflammation and sores (ulcers) in in your digestive tract.