Louisville Endoscopy Center is an outpatient, endoscopic facility specializing in colorectal cancer screening and gastroenterology. Our Board-certified physicians have served Metro Louisville, Southern Indiana and North Central Kentucky for over 20 years.
The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) recently recognized us for quality and safety! Read more.
What Is the Difference Between IBS and IBD?
IBS is often confused with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), a chronic condition with similar symptoms but several key differences. IBS is considered a syndrome, or collection of symptoms, while IBD is classified as a disease.
The Connection between GERD and IBS
The month of April is IBS Awareness Month, which is a great time for IBS sufferers to reevaluate their symptoms and make sure they’re receiving adequate relief.
Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month
But did you know that chronic heartburn and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) can lead to esophageal cancer? April is Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month, which is a great time to get proactive about putting a stop to your heartburn!
Go for the Gold!
The colonoscopy is also the gold standard for colon screenings because the test is not just a diagnostic tool, but it is also a method of treatment and prevention as well.