[MUSIC] One day I just had this uncontrolled pain in my stomach that brought me to my knees, and from there on is history. I went to my doctor, and one test led to another, led to another, but just my gut feeling told me something was wrong, and me… Continue Reading Stomach (Gastric) Cancer | Stephanie’s Story

My name is Bara Zuhaili. I am a Johns Hopkins vascular surgeon at Howard County General Hospital. Treatments for DVT is mostly medical meaning medication or what we call blood thinner. The blood thinner is not meant to completely destroy the clot, it is meant to prevent that clot from… Continue Reading Q&A — Deep Vein Thrombosis Treatment

[MUSIC] So fecal incontinence is the inability to hold your bowel or to have control of your bowel. And this can be one episode or daily episodes. And it results in soiling in your underwear, and it can be quite uncomfortable. It usually is more commonly seen in the elderly.… Continue Reading Fecal Incontinence: Causes, Risk Factors and Treatments | Colorectal Surgeon Susan Gearhart

(uplifting music) – Hi, my name is Dr. Dana DiRenzo. It’s common for patients with chronic diseases to want to try as many therapies as possible, especially if they are in pain, whether they are prescription therapies from their doctor of complimentary and alternative therapies available in the community or… Continue Reading Can Complementary and Alternative Medicines be Beneficial in Treating Psoriatic Arthritis?

It was the most peaceful, joyous, incredible, life changing experience I’ve ever had in my life. There were scary parts, foreboding parts … I always knew there was beautiful and joy and peace on the other side of it. It was freeing, it was really freeing. This is Alana. She’s… Continue Reading How LSD and shrooms could help treat anxiety, addiction and depression

Nerve Block for NTOS. Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, TOS is a term used to describe a group of disorders that occur when blood vessels, or nerves, are compressed within a space known as the thoracic outlet. The thoracic outlet is the passage way between your collarbone and first rib. There are… Continue Reading Nerve Block Treatment for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS)

Treating Clostridium difficile with fecal microbial transplantation. A healthy digestive system is home to thousands of bacteria. The intestinal tract includes the stomach, small intestine, and large intestine, which is also known as the colon. In most cases these microbes are harmless or even beneficial to a healthy individual. However,… Continue Reading Fecal Microbial Transplantation: A Treatment for Clostridium Difficile

(relaxing, meditative music) – So we do not have a curative treatment for Sjogren’s syndrome. We have medications that can help improve symptoms but really do not alter the course of the disease. We rely on the patients to do a lot of the work in terms of managing their… Continue Reading Sjögren’s Syndrome – Treatment | Johns Hopkins

[MUSIC] The abdominal wall consists of skin, fatty tissue, and muscle. The intestines are protected by the abdominal wall. A hernia occurs when there is a weakness in the muscle. This can lead to a widening gap. Portions of intestine can get caught in the gap. Over time, the herniated… Continue Reading Repairing a Hernia with Surgery

[MUSIC] I am Vikesh Singh, I am a gastroenterologist at Johns Hopkins. I am the director of the Pancreatitis Center. And I am the Medical Director of the Islet Auto-Transplantation program. I specialize in inflammatory dis, disorders of the pancreas, as well as interventional endoscopy. [MUSIC] There are many options… Continue Reading What are the Treatment Options for Pancreatitis? | Q&A