GERD Featurette on KLFY

Spicy food lovers are no stranger to heartburn and acid reflux, but if symptoms are frequent, it could be a sign of a more serious issue. Lifestyle changes can help to reduce the symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), but long-term acid exposure can...

Simple Steps to Prevent Heartburn On Katc

Spicy, greasy foods and late-night snacking are some of the most common causes of heartburn. Heartburn, although common, can lead to other serious health conditions – especially if left untreated. Rather than simply managing heartburn with over-the-counter...

Colon Cancer Awareness Month – Time to Kick Cancer in the Butt!

March is Colon Cancer Awareness month—and time to “kick cancer in the butt.” We want you to be aware of some important facts regarding the need for early colorectal cancer screening: Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the 2nd leading cause of cancer death when numbers for men...

Can Inflammation Harm Your Health?

Inflammation means “set afire.” Sometimes you notice the symptoms and sometimes there are no signs at all. Please have regular checkups including your colonoscopy. Chronic inflammation is linked to ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease, IBD Inflammatory bowel...

Little Known Facts about Your Stomach

It only takes 2 -3 seconds for food to reach your stomach. Digestion starts in the stomach, but it mixes with the digestives juices in the small intestine. There the nutrients are absorbed and the waste goes to the colon. Your stomach is the size of your fist. Do you...

Taking a Probiotic? Here Are Some Prebiotic Foods to Add to Your Diet

Prebiotics to Pair with Your Probiotic In order to get the most out of your probiotics, it is important to maintain a high fiber, balanced diet to optimize beneficial bacteria growth. Here are a few food types to consider: Bananas Legumes Oats Lentils Greens Kimchi...