Gastroenterology Blog

Welcome to the Arizona Digestive Health blog, where we share all manner of news and information about gastrointestinal health in Phoenix, AZ. Whether you are looking for educational bits about your digestive tract or more information about certain diseases and conditions, we have something that you can find relevant to your individual needs and interests. To learn more about how you can improve your digestive health, please browse below to explore our blog.

Here are the Facts You Need to Understand About GI Health

12/01/2022

You have probably heard the phrase "we are what we eat," but did you know that GI health also plays a vital role in your general and mental wellness?

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Learn Why It Is Imperative to Get Colonoscopy Exams

11/15/2022

Health care experts have long heralded the importance of a colonoscopy as a diagnostic screening, especially regarding colorectal cancer.

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What are the Differences Between Colonoscopies and Endoscopies?

11/08/2022

Colonoscopies and endoscopies are different types of endoscopic processes. A GI doctor uses them to assess conditions in the gastrointestinal tract.

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Elevating Stomach Cancer Awareness During the Month of November

11/01/2022

Read about the risks, causes, and symptoms of stomach cancer, and learn how a GI specialist can help you receive treatment.

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Schedule a Colonoscopy Before Year's End (to Maximize Your Deductible)

10/17/2022

Having a colonoscopy before your insurance deductibles renew can help you protect your GI wellness and save money as an added benefit.

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What to Know About FibroScan® and How It Measures Liver Health

10/10/2022

FibroScan is an innovative tool that allows our GI specialists to monitor the health and function of the liver utilizing ultrasound techniques.

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Raising Awareness of Liver Disease This October

10/03/2022

Learn the signs and symptoms of liver disease so you can help protect this vital organ and lessen the risk of possible liver failure.

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When Is the Ideal Time to Consult a Pediatric GI Specialist?

09/15/2022

Gastro disorders in kids are frequent. As a result, it's important to connect with a pediatric GI provider to help your child thrive.

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Teaching Your Children Ideal Digestive Habits

09/08/2022

GI wellness is essential for general health, and when healthy eating habits are learned early in life, it can foster a future of great health.

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What Are Some Gastrointestinal Issues Affecting Children (Ages 0-18)?

09/01/2022

Occasional stomach aches or a rumbling tummy can arise from pediatric GI conditions like GERD, celiac disease, lactose intolerance, and more.

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Could You Be A Good Candidate for the TIF® Procedure to Treat GERD?

08/15/2022

In the event you suffer ongoing acid reflux, or GERD as it is commonly known, the TIF procedure may be the solution you need to get relief.

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Here are the Common Signs and Symptoms of GERD in Adults and Children

08/08/2022

GERD symptoms can be similar to acid reflux, but they happen more frequently, and can damage the lining of the esophagus over time.

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Here's How the Summer Heat Can Affect Digestive Health Issues

08/01/2022

Keep your digestive health in check with tips from a gastrointestinal provider that reveals how to improve gut health and manage GI concerns.

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What Tests are Used to Diagnose and Treat Esophageal Disorders?

07/15/2022

Esophageal problems can be detected with an array of tests, such as an EGD, barium x-ray, or CT, so the proper treatment can be identified.

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Learn About the Most Common Esophageal Disorders

07/08/2022

Common esophageal disorders such as acid reflux, esophageal cancer, and dysphagia can affect anyone. Knowing when to get treatment is essential.

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Here are Some of the Common Digestive Problems in Women

07/01/2022

There are slight variations in the digestive systems of men and women. Certain GI issues, like IBS, are more common in women.

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Key Actions to Keep Your Gut Healthy This Summer

06/24/2022

The summer season brings several unique challenges to preserving GI health, including dehydration, exhaustion, and inconsistent eating habits.

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Learn the Signs and Symptoms of an Unhealthy Gut

06/17/2022

Alarming GI symptoms, like stomach discomfort, changes in stool, or unexplained weight loss, can indicate a GI disease.

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June is Men's Health Month: Learn the Facts About Colorectal Cancer in Men

06/10/2022

Colorectal cancer is a GI disease that impacts the large intestine and occurs more often in men. It can be treated effectively when caught early.

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What Are GI Clinical Trials?

05/27/2022

Gastroenterology clinical trials are carried out to help people with gastrointestinal (GI) conditions enjoy better health now and in the future.

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