Digestive system problems

Gastrointestinal disorders

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The digestive system problems category is also known as gastrointestinal disorders and stomach diseases.

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(Media release)
01 Feb 2016 Heartburn, indigestion and regurgitation may be symptoms of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, or GORD. It’s one of the most common gastrointestinal conditions, affecting approximately 10–15% of Australians. It is associated with obesity and older age, and is more common in men, particularly those who smoke.
(Media release)
03 Aug 2015 Australian Prescriber celebrates its 40th year in 2015. See the August issue online at www.australianprescriber.com
For health professionals (CPD activity)
30 Jun 2015 This Clinical e-Audit is designed for GPs and helps identify which patients on long-term proton pump inhibitor (PPI) therapy could benefit from a step-down approach.
For health professionals (Health professional publication)
16 Mar 2015 Use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) for heartburn and reflux has increased dramatically in the last two decades. Lifestyle measures and regular review of patients can help reduce PPI use.

Subcategories and conditions of digestive system problems