Food intolerances and allergies can have a serious impact on a person’s life, forcing them to plan their meals around avoiding certain foods. What are food intolerances and how are they different from allergies? Expert gastroenterologist Dr Stuart Bloom is here to explain.
We are often told to watch what we eat, but this couldn’t be more important for patients with coeliac disease. Certain foods trigger the body’s own immune system to attack the lining of the gut. If untreated, this can lead to serious consequences. We talked to top gastroenterologist Dr Stuart Bloom, who answered our questions about coeliac disease.
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) refers to two chronic (long-term) digestive system conditions that can make like difficult for the patient: ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. But can these conditions have an effect on the body outside the gut? Dr Stuart Bloom explains how these diseases affect the body.
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) can be highly unpleasant and in some cases debilitating, taking its toll on the patient’s quality of life. But can it be life-threatening? Or can it be cured? Leading London gastroenterologist Dr Stuart Bloom provided the answers in an interview with Top Doctors.
Having a gippy tummy is a common thing to experience when travelling. The question is: what causes travellers’ diarrhoea? Top London gastroenterologist Dr Stuart Bloom has all the answers.
Top gastroenterologist Stuart Bloom answers 6 questions you need to know the answers to about peptic ulcers. Discover the connection between stomach ulcers and helicobacter pylori.
What is Barrett's oesophagus? Find out how acid reflux can cause more than just heartburn - it can sometimes alter the cells of the oesophagus, which can lead to more serious problems.
Inflammatory bowel disease affects thousands of people, but it can be confusing. What is the difference between IBD and IBS (irritable bowel syndrome)? What are Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis? Top Doctors interviews expert Dr Stuart Bloom, who explains everything you need to know about IBD