Have you been suffering from bloating, diarrhoea, and abdominal cramps recently? If so, you may have contracted a condition known as giardiasis. Here to outline the condition's symptoms, and to explain how it is diagnosed and treated, is highly experienced and proficient consultant gastroenterologist, Dr Aathavan Loganayagam.
Stress can certainly have an extremely negative effect on our daily lives, and can not only affect us mentally, but also physically and emotionally. In our latest article, highly esteemed London-based gastroenterologist, Mr Aathavan Loganayagam, reveals how being stressed can lead to uncomfortable and life-disrupting bowel-related conditions such as constipation.
It's believed that between one and two in 10 people in the UK have IBS. Many may use probiotics to reduce the everyday, yet ever annoying, symptoms of this condition. However, just how effective are they? Dr Aathavan Loganayagam, top gastroenterologist, explores this question with detailed expertise. Read on to find out more.
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 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!
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.
Normally, we are most concerned with weight gain as opposed to worrying about weight loss. But just when does losing weight become too much and what does it mean especially if it's unintentional? We spoke to one of our expert gastroenterologists Dr Aathavan Loganayagam about the possible illnesses that can lead to unexplained weight loss.
Bowel cancer is often regarded as an old person's disease but in recent years it is increasingly being diagnosed in people aged 15 - 24 years old. Read more from our expert gastroenterologist Dr Aathavan Loganayagam about the symptoms that you should pay to attention to in cases of the disease.
Perhaps you've been doing some research into supplements that can help alleviate symptoms of bloating and constipation related to gastrointestinal conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome. We asked one of highly-experienced London gastroenterologists Dr Aathavan Loganayagam for his expert opinion as to whether any of the digestive enzyme supplements out there on the market really do work or not.
It can certainly be unpleasant and even painful to live with chronic constipation especially if you have frequent excessive straining. But just when does constipation become severe enough to require a trip to see a specialist? One of London's top gastroenterologists Dr Aathavan Loganayagam explains more.