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Diverticulitis vs diverticulosis

Review of the GI Tract

diverticula (plural: diverticulum) is a pouch in your digestive tract.

  • caused by persistent high pressures, which weaken the walls of the intestines…
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I hide half of myself from everyone. I think I could count on one hand how many people have truly seen me at my worst. That’s because I let a select few people to be around when my flares are at their worst. 422 more words

Autoimmune Disease

8 Easy Healthy and Nutritious Snacks

If you are trying to lose weight or live a healthier lifestyle, snacking can be your worst enemy. Change the way you see snacking by introducing these healthy and nutritious snacks to your diet to keep you full between meals! 379 more words

Mitra Rangarajan

Colon Chronometry


This post contains intentional puns, and fairly POO-er jokes of the immature variety.

You have been warned.

Inspiration comes at the most awkward times. 264 more words


GI Benefits of Ginger

Ginger is one of the healthiest seasonings in the world and is also one of the best spices for digestive health! Ginger, also known as Zingiber officinale, is a root or rhizome that grows underground and commonly is used as a seasoning. 428 more words

Mitra Rangarajan

Secondary tumors of the GI tract: origin, histology, and endoscopic findings

Post written by Cord Langner, MD, and Magdalena M. Gilg, MD, from the Institute of Pathology, Medical University Graz, Graz, Austria.

Secondary tumors of the gastrointestinal tract (GIT) are a rare finding with a dismal prognosis because they are only found with advanced cancers. 490 more words

Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

GI Benefits of Turmeric

In a previous blog post, I discussed the best and worst foods for digestion. However, in that article, I did not address essential herbs and spices that are incredible for digestion. 747 more words

Mitra Rangarajan