Over a lifespan, celiac disease symptoms tend to shift from primarily gastrointestinal ones in children (diarrhea, bloating, pain) to “non-classical” or “subclinical” ones in adults (fatigue, anemia, arthritis, and numbness/tingling in the fingers and toes). Non-classical symptoms can make celiac disease harder to spot, particularly if a patient has other
Tag: cancer of the esophagus
How does heartburn differ from GERD, indigestion, dyspepsia, and gastritis and what does heartburn feel like?
Cancer of the esophagus, the long, straight tube that runs from the throat to the stomach, often develops without symptoms and is discovered too late to be cured.
The greatest single risk factor for this cancer is a condition known as Barrett’s esophagus, in which one set of cells replaces another
Almost 40 percent of older adults suffer from some kind of digestive disorder each year, and one of the most common is acid reflux, commonly known as indigestion.
While this problem is often viewed as an annoyance for many, acid reflux can build into larger health issues. “It can interfere with
What if you knew a common treatment approach has been shown to actually increase the risk of bone fractures? That is almost as sad as the antidepressant drugs having increased risk of suicide as one of their side effects.