Digestive Health

Digestive disorders

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How to treat an ulcer

Ulcers are sores that occur in the lining of the digestive tract. They can be triggered by factors such as bacteria, medication or excess production of stomach acid.

Chediak-Higashi syndrome (CHS)

Chediak-Higashi syndrome (CHS), also called Begnez-Cesar's syndrome, is an inherited immune system disorder that is passed down from parents to their children.

Diverticulitis: can diet help?

Diverticulitis is a painful digestive disease that occurs when small pouches in the lining of the intestine become inflamed. Can your diet make a difference? DietDoc comments.

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Dr. Estelle Wilken is a Senior Specialist in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology at Tygerberg Hospital. She obtained her MBChB in 1976, her MMed (Int) in 1991 and her gastroenterology registration in 1995.

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