You’ve been told you need an endoscopy, but what does that mean, and why do you need one? Having any kind of medical procedure can make you feel stressed, so understanding what to expect, and how it can help will help empower you to improve your health. Endoscopy defined Endoscopy is a Read More
Preparing for an Endoscopy
There are times when a doctor needs to see what is going on in our digestive track. In some cases, your doctor may suspect that you are bleeding from an ulcerated area, or he or she may be looking for polyps. They may seek to find the cause of unexplained weight loss, pain, abdominal issues, or Read More
When Should you Have a Colonoscopy?
A colonoscopy is an exam that is used to detect changes or irregularities in the large intestine (colon) and rectum. During this exam, a long, flexible tube called an endoscope is inserted into the rectum where a tiny video camera at the end of the scope allows the doctor to view the inside of the Read More