Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a condition that affects the digestive system. In this article, we will talk about IBS causes, symptoms, diagnosis & treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome in Cape Town.
Gastroscopy is an examination of the upper digestive tract using an endoscope. Learn more about gastroscopy and things to keep in mind before during & after the procedure.
Learn more about capsule endoscopy procedure in Cape Town. Find out what capsule endoscopy is, how it works and some of the advantages of this procedure.
Cancer screening aims to detect cancer before symptoms appear. Learn more about cancer screening in Cape Town andwhy It’s important to get screened for GI related cancers.
Is it a normal stomach ache or is it IBS? Is it time to revisit your diet or is it time to visit a doctor? If you’re asking these questions, here’s a quick rundown on what IBS really is, along with its causes and possible treatments. What is IBS? IBS is an...
In this article, we will discuss Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease or Gerd. The common causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatments that are available in Cape Town for acid reflux and Gerd.
Colon cancer, excluding skin cancers, is the third most common cancer among men. While most colon cancers develop after 50, studies show that about 30% of black South African men develop colon cancer between the ages of 30 and 40. The high percentage of South African...
There are various reason a patient might need to see a gastroenterologists. The digestive system, also referred to as the gut or the gastrointestinal tract, is as important as any other system in the body, and should be given the same level of care as others. There...
People tend to freak out when colonoscopy is mentioned. This is understandable. Cancer is one of the most fearsome things on earth and anything that relates to any form of it will surely make people cringe. However uncomfortable it may seem, it is really important to...
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Additional address for Endoscopic Procedures:
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Alexandra Rd, Pinelands, Cape Town
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