Apr202018
Hepatitis 4.20.18

What Causes Hepatitis?

By: | Tags: , ,

Millions of people are infected with hepatitis, and most of them aren’t aware of it. In fact, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that for one particular type of hepatitis – many baby boomers have been unknowingly living with it for years. What is Hepatitis? Hepatitis is inflammation of the liver, an organ that’s located in the right upper part of your abdomen. Your liver is responsible for a variety of important functions, including the production of bile, which helps with digestion. It also filters toxins from the body […]
READ MORE

Number of comments: 0

Mar92018
Woman With Stomach Pain 3.9.18

Symptoms of Pancreatic Cancer

By: | Tags: , ,

Your pancreas gland is responsible for helping you maintain healthy blood sugar levels. When you have a pancreatic disease, it can result in serious health problems. Types of Pancreatic Diseases Pancreatic diseases include pancreatic cancer and acute or chronic pancreatitis. Pancreatic cancer develops when abnormal cells in the pancreas multiply and form malignant tumors. Pancreatitis refers to inflammation of the pancreas. Causes of Pancreatic Diseases The cause of pancreatic cancer has not yet been found. However there are several risk factors that can increase your risk of having the disease. […]
READ MORE

Number of comments: 0

Feb232018
Stomach ache 2.23.18

What Causes Gastritis Ulcers?

By: | Tags: , ,

A stomach ache every now and then is usually nothing to worry about. But, if you’re experiencing a constant gnawing or burning sensation in your stomach, you might have a condition known as gastritis, and you should make an appointment with your gastroenterologist for a thorough exam and possible gastritis ulcer treatment. What Is Gastritis? The term gastritis covers several different conditions that share a common factor – inflammation of the stomach lining. The illness is mainly caused by a specific bacterium that is also responsible for causing stomach ulcers. […]
READ MORE

Number of comments: 0

May12017
woman with stomach pain

What Are the Common Causes of Abdominal Pain?

By: | Tags: , ,

Abdominal pain is a fairly common symptom, and it’s often nothing to be concerned about. In some cases, however, this type of pain could be evidence of a condition that warrants medical evaluation and treatment.   In this blog, Manhattan gastroenterologist Dr. Anthony Borcich explains some of the common causes of abdominal pain and how to know whether you need to see a specialist about this type of pain.   What are the causes of abdominal pain? Abdominal pain can be caused by a wide variety of conditions, including the […]
READ MORE

Number of comments: 0