Abdominal Bloating: Causes, Symptoms, and Diagnosis

Everyone can feel a little bloated now and again. There are myriad causes that can contribute to bloating, with reasons being everything from hormonal changes (e.g., right before menstruation), to carbonated sodas, to actual medical problems that require a physician’s...

Understanding New Treatment Guidelines for Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative colitis is a condition that is under the umbrella of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). There are many pathways to treatment to improve quality of life for patients with ulcerative colitis; however, the official guidelines for the treatment of ulcerative...