Laxative Type Might Influence Colon Cancer Risk, Study Finds
Fiber-based formulations seem to lower chances for the disease, non-fiber products seem to raise them
Experts Issue Guidelines for Treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Certain interventions may ease IBS, while others work against chronic constipation
Diet Changes Can Alter Gut Bacteria, Study Says
Researchers monitored stool samples of two people for a year
Gut Microbes Differ in Obese or Diabetic People, Study Finds
There's been research to suggest that changes in 'good' intestinal bacteria could affect health
FDA OKs New Drug for Hard-to-Treat Colitis and Crohn's
Injections of Entyvio may help when standard therapy for the digestive disorders has failed
Your Digestive Tract's Surface Is the Size of a Studio Apartment
Its many folds and protrusions are designed to maximize nutrient intake, researchers say
Your guide to tummy troubles.
A digestive disorder caused by gastric acid flowing from the stomach into the esophagus.
An irritation, inflammation, and infection of the appendix.
Quality care for digestive health
From the latest diagnostic procedures to advanced treatment services, Lehigh Regional Medical Center offers a full range of care for digestive health. Our gastroenterologists have the training and expertise to treat everything from ulcers and irritable bowel syndrome to colorectal and stomach cancers.
We offer the latest diagnostic techniques, including advanced imaging technology and a range of endoscopic procedures. Our gastroenterologists provide the latest treatment options to deliver quality care for a wide range of digestive disorders, including:
- Appendicitis and peritonitis
- Dietary sensitivities such as celiac disease and lactose intolerance
- Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and Barrett's esophagus
- Gastrointestinal viruses, infections and general discomfort
- H. pylori and ulcers
- Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), Crohn's disease and diverticular disease
- Stomach, esophageal and colorectal cancer