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Stanford Digestive Health Center: Sensible Seasonal Eating

Stanford Digestive Health Center: Sensible Seasonal Eating

Overeating is tied to many factors, especially around the holidays, we eat not just for hunger. We socialize; we eat. We celebrity; we eat. When we go to work, people are bringing holiday cookies and holiday treats. There’s so much food available at one given social setting that, it’s easy

Your Health: Barrett’s Esophagus

Your Health: Barrett’s Esophagus

Barrett’s esophagus, I usually describe as cells in the esophagus after chronic acid reflux, start to change and turn into pre-cancerous cells. The population that’s most affected by Barrett’s esophagus are white, Caucasian males, over the age of fifty. The hard part about screening for Barrett’s esophagus is that most

Stanford Your Health: Crohn’s Disease

Stanford Your Health: Crohn’s Disease

Crohn’s disease is one of two chronic inflammatory bowel diseases. Usually, the immune system helps you fight off infections, in inflammatory bowel disease, it attacks the digestive tract, and causes inflammation. And, what happens is, is that your body is unable to get rid of the bacteria and viruses that