Do you know how the severity of alcohol-related cirrhosis can be measured and whether the negative effects of alchohol on the liver can be reversed? We spoke with a renowned consultant physician from the London Clinic, Professor Shahid A Khan, to discuss all this and more. Find out how to tell whether cirrhosis is worsening and if it can be prevented. In this article, we discuss the lifestyle changes that can be implemented, for a healthier liver.
Dr Ravi Misra explains how the pandemic has impacted the population's digestive health, why you should avoid fad diets, what to eat to optimise your gut health and more.
Neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) develop from cells of the neuroendocrine system and can be located in the digestive system, lungs and other organs in the body. We spoke to leading gastroenterologist Dr Christos Toumpanakis about the condition, including the treatment options available and the survival rate following a diagnosis of NETs.
For someone who is lactose intolerant, they may experience symptoms of flatulence, bloating and stomach cramps after eating high-lactose foods such as milk, cheese and yoghurt. Not sure where to begin in getting a diagnosis? One of our expert gastroenterologists Dr Ian Johnston explains a test you can try at home and what other tests a specialist will make in order to give you the best diagnosis.
If there is an excess build-up of bile acids in your colon, it can lead to a condition known as bile acid malabsorption, which unfortunately can cause bloating and gas. Sounds like symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome? We asked consultant gastroenterologist Dr Aathavan Loganayagam how the conditions compare and how BAM is treated.
If you've recently found that you're finding it difficult to pass food, even after drinking water, it may be a case of achalasia. Find out how you can get tested for this condition, what all the symptoms are how it is treated. Dr Rami Sweis, a leading consultant gastroenterologist, explains everything you need to know about this condition in this latest article.
If you live with IBS and are no stranger to flare-ups of bloating, diarrhoea and gas, these symptoms may leave you feeling anxious as you go about your daily routine. Similarly, research shows that there is a connection between gut bacteria and your brain, which can also affect mental health. Read more from our expert gastroenterologist, now!
Fatty liver disease can be asymptomatic in most people and if left untreated can lead to liver damage. The good news is that the condition is reversible if you make some simple yet effective lifestyle changes. Read more from our expert gastroenterologist Dr Michael Mendall on what these are exactly.
If you chew and swallow your food too fast or whilst talking at the same time, you may find yourself bloated and needing to burp. We asked an expert gastroenterologist Dr Aathavan Loganayagam about all of the possible reasons behind flatulence and how these symptoms can be prevented or managed.