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Colonoscopy
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National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC) - This site describes how this diagnostic exam of the colon is conducted, what you will need to do to prepare, and the possible additions of biopsy and removal of polyps, if necessary. National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC) - This site describes how this diagnostic exam of the colon is conducted, what you will need to do to prepare, and the possible additions of biopsy and removal of polyps, if necessary. Show less
What to Expect During a Colonoscopy: Prep, Sedation, Procedure and Post-Procedure (Video)
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American College of Gastroenterology - This video follows the experience of a female patient on the day of her exam. American College of Gastroenterology - This video follows the experience of a female patient on the day of her exam. Show less
Virtual Colonoscopy
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National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC) - This site describes what virtual colonoscopy is, how it differs from conventional colonoscopy, advantages and disadvantages, preparation for the procedure and how it is performed. National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC) - This site describes what virtual colonoscopy is, how it differs from conventional colonoscopy, advantages and disadvantages, preparation for the procedure and how it is performed. Show less
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
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National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC) - Basic information is provided on how this exam differs from colonoscopy, preparation for the exam, and a description of the procedure itself. National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC) - Basic information is provided on how this exam differs from colonoscopy, preparation for the exam, and a description of the procedure itself. Show less
Lower GI Series (Barium Enema)
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National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC) - Included is a description of why this x-ray test is done is done, how the procedure is performed, what is a double contrast study, recovery, and risks from the test. National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC) - Included is a description of why this x-ray test is done is done, how the procedure is performed, what is a double contrast study, recovery, and risks from the test. Show less
Upper GI Series
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National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC) - Included is a description of why this x-ray test is done, how the procedure is performed, what is a double contrast study, recovery, and risks from the test. National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC) - Included is a description of why this x-ray test is done, how the procedure is performed, what is a double contrast study, recovery, and risks from the test. Show less
Upper GI Endoscopy
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National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC) Describes what problems this procedure can detect, preparation and how the procedure is performed, risks, and recovery. National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC) Describes what problems this procedure can detect, preparation and how the procedure is performed, risks, and recovery. Show less
Over-the-counter laxatives for constipation: Use with caution
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Mayo Clinic - Explain the way laxative act to stimulate elimination, and reminds you of the risks of overuse. Mayo Clinic - Explain the way laxative act to stimulate elimination, and reminds you of the risks of overuse. Show less
Yoga: Tap into the many health benefits
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Mayo Clinic - An introduction to yoga, the health benefits of yoga, how to find a class and precautions for the beginner. Mayo Clinic - An introduction to yoga, the health benefits of yoga, how to find a class and precautions for the beginner. Show less
Meditation: A simple, fast way to reduce stress
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Mayo Clinic - A good description of the types of meditation, the health benefits, the most common elements of meditation and tips for practicing meditation on your own. Mayo Clinic - A good description of the types of meditation, the health benefits, the most common elements of meditation and tips for practicing meditation on your own. Show less
GERD: Alternative Medicine
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Mayo Clinic - Discusses herbal remedies, relaxation therapies and acupuncture. Mayo Clinic - Discusses herbal remedies, relaxation therapies and acupuncture. Show less
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