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Digestive Disorders

Digestive disorders occur when your stomach and digestive tract do not process what you ingest correctly. These disorders differ in severity, and are not always necessarily lifelong ordeals. Most digestive disorders have similar and subtle symptoms, generally revolving around an upset stomach of varying degrees.

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By Nikhil Martis, MD
An estimated 25-55 million people in the United States live with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), a functional disorder of the colon that causes a variety of unpleasant gastrointestinal symptoms. IBS symptoms can develop with little to no warning, causing feelings of anxiety, frustration and social isolation. Identifying what triggers your IBS and developing ways to manage your symptoms can have a significant impact on your health and quality of life. Our Gastroenterologists share tips to manage your symptoms and regain control of your life.

By Adelina Hung, MD
Your liver supports many essential bodily functions, so it is important to keep your liver functioning properly. There are several things you can do to keep your liver healthy and reduce your risk of developing liver disease, cirrhosis and cancer, including diet and lifestyle modifications.

As we get older, it is common to experience changes in your health that can be easy to shrug off as a normal part of the aging process. It is important to understand why these changes occur, what is considered “normal” and when to seek medical care. Your primary care physician may recommend you consult with a specialist to help manage certain age-related health conditions to keep you healthy and active throughout adulthood.

By Adelina Hung, MD
No two digestive systems are exactly the same. In fact, a woman's digestive system is more complex, and tends to be a bit more sensitive. This makes women more likely to develop certain digestive issues and experience symptoms including cramping, stomach pain and bloating.

By DuPage Medical Group Gastroenterology
Is it time to schedule your routine Colonoscopy? DuPage Medical Group offers Open Access Screening Phone Calls with a nurse, a free and convenient alternative to in office prescreening consultations. By offering prescreening phone calls, we reduce your time in the office, prepare you with all the information you need about pre and post care and give you the opportunity to ask any questions you might have.

By DuPage Medical Group Gastroenterology

By DuPage Medical Group Gastroenterology

By DuPage Medical Group
GERD is a common chronic digestive disorder that impacts approximately 81 million Americans, causing symptoms such as heartburn, gas, bloating, persistent throat clearing, chronic coughing, difficulty swallowing and a burning sensation in the mouth or throat.

By DuPage Medical Group Robotic Surgery
Learn more about the surgical option that’s increasing in popularity for patients while decreasing recovery time and other common surgical side effects.

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