Latest by Ellen Meredith Stein, M.D.
More than half of all Americans develop hemorrhoids by age 50, and men and women are at equal risk. Here’s what to know.
Crohn’s disease is a chronic inflammatory disorder that primarily affects the small intestine, but it also can affect any segment of the digestive tract, including the colon, anus, mouth, and stomach.
Treating gastroesophageal reflux disease is important because it can lead to serious complications, such as ulcers and esophageal cancer.
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is one of the most common—and frequently misunderstood—digestive disorders. One in five adults in the United States has symptoms, yet only a small number seek treatment.