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Rectal Cancer Prevention: What You Need to Know

Preventing colorectal cancer is possible, and especially if you have certain risk factors that can’t be managed, there are plenty of things you can do to minimize your likelihood of developing this very serious condition.
May 31st, 2024

What Fecal Incontinence Can Reveal About Your Health

Most people don’t want to admit they’re dealing with fecal incontinence, so they suffer in silence. Not only is this hard on you, but it could keep you from missing a serious red flag about your health.
Apr 8th, 2024
Know the Signs of a Hernia Emergency

Know the Signs of a Hernia Emergency

Some people think they need to seek emergency treatment for a hernia as soon as it forms, but this isn’t always true. On the other hand, others might ignore the signs of an emergency hernia, not realizing the problem has become serious.
Mar 2nd, 2024
Is Colon Cancer Genetic?

Is Colon Cancer Genetic?

Does colon cancer actually carry a genetic risk? And if so, what can you do about it? You can find all the answers here — as well as which other risks are associated with this condition.
Feb 12th, 2024
The Benefits of Coming Off a Proton Pump Inhibitor

The Benefits of Coming Off a Proton Pump Inhibitor

Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are effective medications for the treatment of GERD, stomach ulcers, and other issues. But there are benefits to coming off these medications, including a decreased risk of developing a number of serious conditions.
Jan 2nd, 2024
5 Tips to Keep Your Colon Healthy During the Holidays

5 Tips to Keep Your Colon Healthy During the Holidays

Can you really stay healthy and still enjoy the holidays? Is it even important to worry about your health during this time of the year? The answer to both these questions is a resounding yes. Let us show you how!
Dec 2nd, 2023
Colon-Friendly Diet Changes You Can Make Today

Colon-Friendly Diet Changes You Can Make Today

Did you know there are changes you can make to your diet today that will decrease your risk of getting colon cancer? Learn about the many ways you can shape a healthier diet around prevention.
Oct 4th, 2023
Who’s at Risk for Rectal Cancer?

Who’s at Risk for Rectal Cancer?

Colorectal cancer is a scary condition — and one that can sneak up on you if you’re not careful. Knowing the risks associated with rectal cancer can help you avoid getting a late diagnosis down the road or even developing the condition altogether.
Sep 8th, 2023
Life After a Hernia

Life After a Hernia

Life after a hernia can seem like it’s fraught with issues. But the surgery is minimally invasive and will only take a few weeks to recover from. Still, it’s important to be aware of the ways you should manage life post-hernia.
Aug 7th, 2023
Complications of Diverticulitis

Complications of Diverticulitis

Diverticulitis can cause a number of uncomfortable symptoms, but many of them can be easily treated. However, if left unchecked, the condition can cause serious complications that may require surgery, hospitalization, and more.
Jul 6th, 2023
Do Hernias Always Need to Be Repaired?

Do Hernias Always Need to Be Repaired?

Surgery using a mildly invasive procedure is the only way to repair a hernia. And while these procedures may not always be necessary in the early stages of a hernia, they’re usually needed for a safe recovery.
Jun 4th, 2023
Spotting the Warning Signs of Diverticulitis

Spotting the Warning Signs of Diverticulitis

Diverticulitis isn’t as common as its predecessor, diverticulosis, but some individuals do experience this more severe condition. As such, it’s important to know the warning signs of diverticulitis as well as what to do if you develop it.
May 5th, 2023
Struggling with Fecal Incontinence? We Can Help

Struggling with Fecal Incontinence? We Can Help

Did you know many people suffer in silence with fecal incontinence because of the stigma attached to the condition? The truth is you can — and should — seek help for this problem and get your life back.
Apr 11th, 2023
5 Ways to Lower Your Risk for Colon Cancer

5 Ways to Lower Your Risk for Colon Cancer

A common cancer occurring in the United States, colon cancer can be easy to treat when discovered in the early or precancerous stages. You can make lifestyle changes that also help to reduce your risk of disease.
Mar 9th, 2023