gastroenterologist Archives | Carson Tahoe Health

Fatty Liver: Here’s the Skinny

Fatty liver disease is also known as Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD). It is a spectrum of progressive liver disorders in patients who lack a history of significant alcohol consumption. Do you have it?

The Truth of Colon Cancer: Everybody Is At Risk

Colon cancer (also called colorectal cancer) is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in both men and women in the United States, and the third most common cancer. Everyone’s at risk.

Managing Acid Reflux

Most adult Americans have experienced heartburn or acid regurgitation at some time in their lives; these are the most common symptoms of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). For at least 19 million Americans, this condition is chronic – they’ve been living with it for years.