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  • Healthy Lifestyle With IBS
    Do you suffer from chronic stomach or abdominal pain? If so, you could have a treatable condition known as irritable bowel syndrome or IBS. Your gastroenterologist is an expert at Read more
  • Reasons You May Need an Endoscopy
    An endoscopy is a vital diagnostic procedure gastroenterologists use to diagnose and treat a wide variety of conditions affecting your upper digestive system. An endoscopy allows your gastroenterologist to view Read more
  • Why Is a Colonoscopy Recommended?
    Is it time for me to schedule a colonoscopy? According to the American Cancer Society, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the US. While we have seen a Read more
  • Benefits of Having a Gastroenterologist
    Your digestive system is important. It handles the food you eat, breaking down the food into energy for your body to use. Your digestive system also gets rid of the Read more
  • How Your Diet Affects Your Stomach Health
    When it comes to your diet—it’s important to trust your gut. Your gut microbiome is incredibly diverse, containing 50 trillion or more bacteria crucial for proper digestion. Not surprisingly, the rest Read more
  • When Should I Get a Colonoscopy?
    Everyone can and will benefit from getting a colonoscopy during their lifetime. A colonoscopy is an important screening and diagnostic tool. Yet about one in three adults between 50 to 75 Read more
  • When to See Your Gastroenterologist
    Should you schedule an appointment with a gastroenterologist? A gastroenterologist is a medical specialist who diagnoses and treats conditions and disorders that impact the gastrointestinal tract including the liver, gallbladder and Read more
  • FAQs About Colostomy Bags
    When there is an injury or health problem that impacts the digestive tract and you’re unable to pass stool on your own you may need a colostomy bag. If you Read more
  • Understanding Gut Health
    There is more than meets the eye when it comes to our gut, and we are learning new things about it all the time. While a gastroenterologist can certainly help Read more
  • When Should I See a Doctor About Frequent Diarrhea?
    Diarrhea might not be something you want to talk about; however, it happens to everyone. Whether it’s a stomach bug, something you ate, or a more serious and underlying digestive Read more
  • What To Know About Colon and Rectal Polyps
    Has a gastroenterologist just found colon polyps during your routine colonoscopy? If so, you may be wondering what these masses are, why they occur, and if this could put you Read more
  • What Is Infectious Colitis?
    Colitis simply means that there is inflammation present in the colon, or large intestines, and it’s often caused by bacteria but can also be caused by a virus or parasite. Read more
  • Help Living With Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    Gastroenterology Associates of Southern California help patients of all ages manage symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome in Encino, CA. Irritable bowel syndrome interrupts your life but Dr. Mordo Suchov and Read more
  • Stomach Ulcer (Gastric Ulcer) | Symptoms and Treatment
    You may have an ulcer if you are experiencing ongoing stomach pain in Encino, CA. For immediate consultation about an ulcer, it is time to contact Gastroenterology Associates of Southern California, where Dr. Read more
  • Finding a Celiac-Friendly Diet
    Although gluten-free is a great diet trend that some are now following, for others following a gluten-free diet is essential for their health. This is due to the fact that Read more
  • When To Use a Stool Softener vs. Laxative
    Many of us experience constipation or difficulty moving our bowels at some point in life. Constipation may be very uncomfortable, which warrants seeking some relief through medication. However, you may Read more

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