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Hemorrhoids - How to Prevent & Treat Without Surgery

We're all born with hemorrhoids. With time, pressure on these veins can lead to swelling and symptoms. Simple lifestyle changes can help undo most early damage and non-invasive hemorrhoid treatments can prevent progression and avoid hemorrhoid surgery.

Feb 16th, 2022
Rectal Cancer - Management in the Modern Era

Rectal cancer is a cancer of the distal most portion of the large intestine. The management of rectal cancer involves a multidisciplinary team and new treatments are quickly becoming available to improve outcomes for patients.

Jul 6th, 2022
Anal Skin Tags - How to Get Rid of Them for Good!

Anal skin tags are annoying growths around the anus that cause itching, irritation and pain. Many individuals are also just bothered by the cosmetic appearance of tags. In this blog, you will learn why anal skin tags occur and how to treat them.

Jun 29th, 2022
Whole Grain vs Multigrain?

Is the grain alphabet soup leaving you confused about what you should be eating to improve your overall and colorectal health? Whole grain, multigrain, whole wheat, multibran . . . who can keep up? This post will break down which grain products are best.

Oct 28th, 2019
Fiber for Colon Health

Fiber is a necessary part of healthy digestion. While many supplements exist on market, the best way to get your daily fiber intake is through a healthy and well-balanced diet containing fiber-rich foods and consumption of adequate water to keep your bowel

Aug 7th, 2019
Preparing for a Colonoscopy

Colonoscopy is a procedure where your doctor passes a small tube with a camera at it’s tip into your colon to screen for colorectal cancer or for diagnostic purposes if you’re having symptoms. The preparation requires you to empty the colon completely so y

Mar 26th, 2019
What You Need to Know About Lynch Syndrome

Lynch syndrome (aka hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer) is the most common hereditary colorectal cancer syndrome. If colorectal cancer genes run in your family, you or your children, siblings and parents may all be at high risk for developing colore

Mar 22nd, 2019
Coffee’s Effects on Cancer – Benefit or Risk?

There has been lots of controversy lately on the health benefits and risks of coffee drinking. There are many studies that have shown a link between coffee drinking and good health, including reduced risk of cancers (including colon cancer), gout, diabetes

Feb 4th, 2019