Gastrointestinal Disease

What is Gastrointestinal Disease?

Gastrointestinal disorders consist of conditions including irritable bowel syndrome, anal fissures, constipation, perianal infections, colon polyps, diverticular disease, cancer, colitis, perineal abscesses, hemorrhoids, and more. Many of such complications can be prevented by maintaining a healthy lifestyle and can be minimized by bringing in a healthy shift to the lifestyle, maintaining good bowel habits and submitting to cancer screening. 

Gastrointestinal disorders can vary in intensity that may range from mild to serious. It is advisable to monitor the symptoms carefully and get in touch with the doctor if the situations turn out to be serious. Some symptoms like bloating and excess gas can affect the normal lifestyle and may also be lethal if it adds pressure on the heart leading to a serious stroke.

What are the symptoms of Gastrointestinal Disease?

The common symptoms of Gastrointestinal Disease are – 

  1. Bloating and excess gas
  2. Diarrhoea
  3. Constipation
  4. Nausea and vomiting
  5. Heartburn
  6. Abdominal pain

Who are more predisposed? 

Gender – Women are more likely to suffer from gastrointestinal diseases than men owing to their sluggish intestinal movement, however, the reason behind this has not been identified till now.

Age – Gastrointestinal diseases are more common in the older adults above the age of 65 owing to their age-related changes of the stomach, oesophagus, oral cavity, small and large bowls and a weakening immune system.

Pre-existing diseases – Irritable bowel syndrome, digestive disorders, constipation and even stress and anxiety can lead to gastrointestinal diseases in individuals.

How Dr. Amitabha Saha treats Gastrointestinal Disease?

Dr. Amitabha Saha, with his team of expert medical practitioners, believes in proper diagnosis and quality treatment. Dr. Amitabha Saha is an expert in understanding the symptoms by communicating with the patient in privacy and detail. This communication becomes the pillar of diagnosis based on which medical tests are recommended whose reports indicate the disease found. Once the gastrointestinal disease has been found in the patient, in-depth analysis is performed to detect the root cause of the disease. Once discovered, Dr. Amitabha Saha helps the patient bring in a healthy shift in lifestyle and diet along with prescribing medications that will help in recovering the condition as fast as possible. Besides, he even recommends methods that will prevent the condition from reoccurring in the future.


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