Gastro-Intestinal Diseases

Splenic Flexure Syndrome (Trapped Gas in Left Colon Bend)

Gas in the bowels (intestines) move along its course until it can be expelled through the anus as flatus. This gas can build up to cause stretching of the bowel walls which may create a sensation of fullness or bloating. Most of the time this is temporary and the gas moves along quickly to be passed out. However, sometimes >> Read More ...

Stomach Blockage – Location, Symptoms and Causes

As with any hollow organ, a blockage may occur in the stomach which can affect its normal functioning. These blockages may be due to growths, thickening of the inlet or outlet, or pressure from outside the stomach which causes a narrowing. Blockages can lead to complications like dehydration and nutritional deficiencies. >> Read More ...
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