Latest Articles by Jennifer Mitchell Wilson
It's Not IBD: Pancreatic Cancer Symptoms You Need to Know
Pancreatic cancer can look and feel like IBD. Here's what you should know and when to talk to your doctor if you are experiencing unusual IBD symptoms.
Acid Reflux vs. Eating Disorders in Teens
Could potential signs of an eating disorder simply just indicate acid reflux in your child? Learn why these two conditions may get confused.
What's Upper Endoscopy and Why Do I Need It?
There are several reasons that your physician might decide that you need an upper endoscopy, here’s some facts to know.
Acid Reflux, Esophageal Damage, and the Immune Response
Acid reflux disease (GERD) is now the most common upper gastrointestinal disease in Western countries, and its prevalence is on the rise. Most people with this condition are treated with acid reducers or PPI medications. However, for up to 40 percent ...
Acid Reflux and Sleep Apnea: CPAP May Improve Symptoms
As many as 18 million people in the United States have sleep apnea. The most common upper gastrointestinal disease in Western countries, meanwhile, is acid reflux, so it is not uncommon to see patients with both conditions. If you fall into this cate...
Do You Know Your Risk Factors for Ulcerative Colitis?
While we don’t know exactly what causes UC, we do know some of the main risk factors for developing it — and knowing your risk factors can help you take control of your health and your future.
10 Questions to Ask Your GI About Ulcerative Colitis
Just diagnosed with UC or trying to learn more about your condition? Take this list of questions with you to your doctor.
10 Nutrition Tips for an Ulcerative Colitis-Friendly Diet
Will this ingredient cause a UC flare-up? Does this meal contain enough nutrients? Eating with UC can feel like tip-toeing through a minefield, but we’ve got the dos and don’ts to help guide you.