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Peptic Ulcer Disease

November 7, 2011 11:07 pm Published by

Author:  Frank W. Jackson, M.D. Peptic ulcer disease (PUD) is a very common ailment, affecting one out of eight persons... View Article

Pancreas Disease

November 7, 2011 11:05 pm Published by

Author:  Frank W. Jackson, M.D. The pancreas is called the “hidden organ” because it is located deep in the abdomen... View Article

Lactose Intolerance

November 7, 2011 11:01 pm Published by

Author:  Frank W. Jackson, M.D. Lactose intolerance develops when the body has difficulty digesting whole and skim milk and other... View Article

Hiatus Hernia

November 7, 2011 10:56 pm Published by

Author:  Frank W. Jackson, M.D. The hiatus hernia is one of the most misunderstood and maligned conditions in medicine. People... View Article

Helicobacter Pylori

November 7, 2011 10:28 pm Published by

Author:  Frank W. Jackson, M.D. This unusual name identifies a specific bacteria that can cause infection of the stomach. This... View Article

Heartburn and Reflux

November 7, 2011 10:26 pm Published by

Author:  Frank W. Jackson, M.D. Everyone has heartburn occasionally. This occurs when stomach acid flows upward (regurgitates) into the esophagus.... View Article

Gastroparesis

November 7, 2011 10:19 pm Published by

Author:  Frank W. Jackson, M.D. This tough looking word, pronounced gas-tro-par-EES-is, is simple enough in its meaning. Gastro means stomach.... View Article

Gastritis

November 7, 2011 10:11 pm Published by

Author:  Frank W. Jackson, M.D. The stomach, as everyone knows from watching TV ads, is J-shaped and collects swallowed food... View Article

Gas

November 7, 2011 10:08 pm Published by

Author:  Frank W. Jackson, M.D.   Everyone comments sometimes on the digestive problem of gas. When people complain of gas,... View Article

Gallstones

November 7, 2011 10:05 pm Published by

Author:  Frank W. Jackson, M.D. To understand the nature of gallstones, it is helpful to first look at the anatomy... View Article

Esophagitis and Stricture

November 7, 2011 10:00 pm Published by

Author:  Frank W. Jackson, M.D. The esophagus is the food tube, or gullet, that carries food and liquid from the... View Article

Eosinophilic Esophagitis

November 7, 2011 9:51 pm Published by

Author:  F. Wilson Jackson, M.D. Eosinophilic Esophagitis is a mouthful of a word. It is a condition that we are... View Article

Celiac Disease

November 7, 2011 3:12 am Published by

Author:  Frank W. Jackson, M.D. Celiac Disease (CD) is a disease of the lining of the small intestine. This part... View Article

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Barrett’s Esophagus

November 7, 2011 3:07 am Published by

Heartburn is a burning sensation felt behind the breastbone and sometimes in the neck and throat. It is caused by... View Article