Gastroparesis is a condition in which the muscles around your stomach don’t work properly. Although gastroparesis cannot be cured, the symptoms can be relieved.
In a hiatus hernia, a part of the stomach pushes up through a hole in the diaphragm, which is the muscle that separates the chest from the abdomen. Find out more about hiatus hernia.
Bloating – feeling that you have a swollen tummy – is common, but if you feel bloated regularly, you should see your doctor. Learn more about the causes here.
Stomach ulcers occur in the lining of your stomach. Although they are common and can be treated, it’s important to be aware of the symptoms and get diagnosed early.
Stomach cancer, commonest in men over 50, doesn’t always have symptoms. You might reduce your risk of stomach cancer by making changes to your diet.
Stomach cramps, 'tummy ache' or sharp gut pain can be caused by many things, from heartburn to a bowel obstruction. Learn more here.
PEG tube placement
A percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube may be inserted to supply food direct to the stomach if a person cannot eat enough food.
Learn more about symptoms and treatments for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), which is caused by stomach acid leaking into the oesophagus.
Gastroscopy (upper endoscopy) is a procedure where a tube, inserted into the mouth, down the oesophagus, and into the stomach is used to view these organs.
Oesophageal cancer develops in the ‘tube’ between the throat and the stomach. It’s a very serious condition and important to know the risk factors.