Your partner in living well
For too many people, heartburn settles in soon after they consume rich food and drinks during the holidays, leading to sleepless nights and days of pain and burning in the chest or throat. But a bit of strategizing can keep suffering to a minimum.
Told by one doctor that she had an eating disorder, Leslie Ewins suffered extreme stomach pain and other intense digestive symptoms until she was accurately diagnosed and treated by UC Irvine Health inflammatory bowel disease specialists. Read More
Kevin Roy had heard horror stories of Frankenstein-like scars and long-term digestive problems from the surgery he needed for his complicated diverticulitis. But after his minimally invasive operation, the railroad technician bounced back and was eating heartily. Read More
One of Orange County's first gastric balloon recipients, Cathy Paxton, talks about her recovery and weight loss. Read More
Stay cool with a refreshing homemade berry frozen treat on a stick that not only tastes great, but also helps to improve digestion. Read More
After a decade-long battle with increasing difficulty in swallowing, an initial misdiagnosis, and dealing with type 1 diabetes, 24-year-old Jared Eves finds relief with a POEM and UC Irvine Health gastroenterologist Dr. Kenneth Chang. Read More