Colorectal polyps are small clumps of cells that form on the inner lining of the colon. These polyps are very common, especially in people over 50. Fortunately, most colorectal polyps don't cause symptoms and are harmless, however, a small percentage can develop into colon cancer.
While colon and rectal disorders aren’t usually a hot topic of conversation, gastrointestinal issues are more common than you may think. The symptoms for digestive conditions are broad and the severity ranges from mild discomfort to long-term health complications. Here are five common digestive conditions, their symptoms, treatments and what you should do if you suspect that you suffer from any of these.
Crohn’s Disease can be uncertain, uncomfortable and, at times, unbearable. Here's how you can cope with flare-ups and day-to-day management of your Chron's Disease.