Flashback Friday: Diet and GERD Acid Reflux Heartburn

Flashback Friday: Diet and GERD Acid Reflux Heartburn

“Diet and GERD Acid Reflux Heartburn” Gastro-esophageal reflux disease is one of the most common disorders of the digestive tract. The two most typical symptoms are heartburn and regurgitation of stomach contents up into the back of the throat. But it’s not just burning pain …

Diet and GERD Acid Reflux Heartburn

Diet and GERD Acid Reflux Heartburn

“Diet and GERD Acid Reflux Heartburn” Gastro-esophageal reflux disease is one of the most common disorders of the digestive tract. The two most typical symptoms are heartburn and regurgitation of stomach contents up into the back of the throat. But it’s not just burning pain …

Hirschsprung disease (congenital aganglionic megacolon) – causes & symptoms

Hirschsprung disease (congenital aganglionic megacolon) – causes & symptoms

Hirschsprung disease is also known as congenital aganglionic megacolon, so Hirschsprung’s is a disease that’s present since birth, in which a ganglion, or cluster of nerves is missing, which ultimately leads to a blocked colon, causing it to enlarge. Alright, so the intestines move waste …

Gastrointestinal Anatomy and Physiology

Gastrointestinal Anatomy and Physiology

The gastrointestinal tract consists of a long tube, where food travels through, which runs from the mouth to the anus, as well as a number of accessory organs that sprout off the sides of that tube. The gastrointestinal tract is made up of the mouth, …