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  • What Is C. Diff?
    Did you know that the gut houses about 100 trillion bacteria? Of course, these microbes can affect everything from your intestinal health to your immune system if something throws your Read more
  • Seeing a Gastroenterologist for Chronic Diarrhea
    Everyone has an occasional bout of diarrhea. It could be stress or something you ate; however, what if your diarrhea doesn’t go away? If you are experiencing diarrhea consistently for Read more
  • Signs of a Stomach Ulcer
    Are you dealing with a burning pain in your stomach that is accompanied by bloating, lack of appetite, and heartburn? If so, you could be dealing with a peptic ulcer. Read more
  • Foods That Help Combat Heartburn
    Most of us have dealt with a bout of heartburn before; however, there are many Americans that deal with frequent heartburn that makes it difficult to enjoy mealtimes. Whether your Read more
  • When Should You Seek Care For Abdominal Pain
    Everyone experiences stomach upset from time to time; however, when abdominal pain sets in we know just how uncomfortable it can be. It’s important to know when you’re just dealing Read more
  • Starting a Gluten-Friendly Diet
    Whether you’ve actually been diagnosed with Celiac disease or you just suspect that you may be dealing with gluten intolerance, there are many reasons why someone may switch to a Read more
  • Symptoms of a Gallbladder Attack
    Chances are good that you probably never think about your gallbladder. This small organ that lies under the liver is responsible for producing and storing bile to help the liver Read more
  • Reasons You May Need a Colonoscopy
    Perhaps you’ve heard the news reports saying that everyone should get a colonoscopy after a certain age. Maybe you even remember when Katie Couric of the Today Show got a Read more
  • What Is Celiac Disease?
    Nowadays, hearing the term “celiac disease” seems rather commonplace. Perhaps you even know someone who has it; however, many people assume celiac disease and gluten intolerance are the same things, Read more
  • Dealing With Constipation
    Constipation is the source of plenty of jokes. However, if you deal with it--even occasionally--constipation isn't funny; you just want it resolved. Your gastroenterologist helps many patients with constipation, uncovering Read more
  • What Keeps Your Digestive System Healthy
    An upset stomach can throw your whole day into a loop. Whether you’ve got heartburn, gas, constipation, or bloating, it’s an uncomfortable feeling. A good healthy stomach means you’ll experience Read more
  • Treatment Options For Frequent Heartburn
    When the natural stomach acid produced during digestion reaches your esophagus, it causes what is known as Heartburn or Acid Reflux. It feels like stomach or chest pain, or possibly Read more
  • Hemorrhoids - 10 Things GI Doctors Want You to Know
    You dread going to the toilet. You find it difficult to sit comfortably – even in your favorite chair. Your bottom hurts – and when it doesn’t hurt, it itches. Read more
  • Constipation – It's time to see a Doctor | Arshad Malik, MD
    Everyone poops. But lately you’ve been having trouble in that area. Long trips to the restroom at work, or the privacy of your own bathroom – but nothing’s happening, and Read more
  • 2019 Colon Cancer Awareness Month
    Promoting the awareness of colon cancer is a cornerstone of my practice and is particularly important in March with it being colon cancer awareness month. This year I wanted to Read more
  • Which Diet Is Best for Your Digestive Health?
    When you hear the word ‘diet’, you may think mostly of your waistline after the holidays, or of the latest fad diet that’s doing the rounds on Facebook and all Read more