Help for 8 Common GI Issues

Help for 8 Common GI Issues

By Elizabeth Colsen, MD, General Surgeon On the annual Ladies on the Lake excursions, our topic of discussion this year was digestive health. Everyone has a digestive system, so everyone deals with at least one of these issues at some point. Here are the 8 most common gastrointestinal issues, and what you can do to deal with them. When it starts to affect your quality of life, seek help from your provider. Belching Belching, burping – whatever you want to call it – is caused by swallowing air when eating, chewing gum, swallowing due to postnasal drip or nervous tension....

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On Your Mark, Get Set, Go! GRHS 5K Scrub Run/Walk is August 24

On Your Mark, Get Set, Go! GRHS 5K Scrub Run/Walk is August 24

On Your Mark, Get Set, Go – GRHS 5K Scrub Run on August 24 You don’t have to go fast, you just have to go. This has been the theme of the Glacial Ridge Health System’s 5K Scrub Run, now in its fifth year. Taking place on Saturday, August 24 at City Park in Glenwood, the Scrub Run is a fun run/walk along Lake Minnewaska. Whether you walk or run, push a stroller or walk your dog, the race is for the entire family. It is about getting active and staying active, it is about moving your body and gaining...

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