Your GI clinic in California offers a wide range of tests and procedures to accurately pinpoint diseases and conditions of the digestive tract. If you are exhibiting gastrointestinal symptoms and wish to know what’s happening and how to treat it, a breath test from inSite Digestive Health Care might be just what you need. TheRead More
Most Common Gastroenterology Procedures
If you’re manifesting symptoms of a digestive condition that requires specialized care (e.g., persistent abdominal pain and cramping, weight loss, poor appetite, and diarrhea), your primary care physician will likely refer you to a gastroenterologist. A gastroenterologist (GI doctor) is a medical professional who has advanced training in the diagnoses, treatment, and prevention of allRead More
Five Strategies to Avoid Digestive Distress This Holiday Season
During the holiday season, most people’s lives go from busy to hectic with all of the shopping, decorating, holiday parties, and of course, overeating. Add seasonal stress and a more relaxed mindset about food and you have a recipe for digestive disaster. On average, most Americans eat about 72 % more calories during the holidayRead More
August is Gastroparesis Awareness Month
What is Gastroparesis? Gastroparesis is known as delayed gastric emptying. The chronic condition affects the muscle contractions that work to pass food along the digestive tract. Gastroparesis is known to be caused by damage to the vagus nerve, which controls the muscles in the stomach. Damage to the nerve results in improper function of theRead More
World Digestive Health Day
Happy World Digestive Health Day! We at inSite take every opportunity to raise awareness and honor every holiday relating to GI health! To help you celebrate World Digestive Health Day, our physicians have put together a guide of lifestyle habits one should adopt. Incorporating a few of these lifestyle changes may help improve digestive discomfort and achieveRead More
Does Stress Cause Peptic Ulcers?
Peptic ulcers are found in a person’s stomach or duodenum (first part of the small intestine), and they can really be a pain. As the most common type of ulcer, peptic ulcers have a reputation for being caused by too much stress – but is this really true? Stress can account for a number ofRead More
It’s National Celiac Disease Awareness Month
May is National Celiac Disease Awareness Month, and it’s the perfect time for those with celiac disease or those with gluten intolerance to learn more about the condition and the available nutritional choices and to spread awareness of what the condition actually is. There are many misconceptions about celiac disease, some involving whether it evenRead More
Peppermint Oil G.I.
inSite Digestive Health Care strives to be more than a gastroenterology network. We work hard to promote health and wellness in all facets. To help further our efforts, we are now offering Protocol For Life Balance Supplements online and in our clinics! Protocol for Life Balance is an A-rated GMP manufacturer of pharmaceutical grade dietaryRead More
Using Exercise to Manage Irritable Bowel Syndrome
If you live with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), you may have heard that exercise can help you manage symptoms and flare-ups. If you have ever picked up a fitness magazine, you know that “exercise” includes a myriad of different categories, and when it comes to treating IBS, not all exercises are created equal. So, ifRead More
Which Diet Works Best for Patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome?
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) affects about 10-15% of the population, and accounts for a very high percentage of visits to primary care physicians and GI specialists. The disorder impacts the large intestine – causing symptoms of abdominal pain, constipation, bloating, diarrhea, and gas. Because symptoms fluctuate so often, it is difficult to complete thorough andRead More