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Types of stomach issues: What’s the stomach bug?

Here’s what’s causing your upset stomach

You’re preparing for a big meeting when you start to feel nauseous. Initially, you think it’s simply nerves, then your stomach begins to hurt and you rush to the bathroom as you realize you may have diarrhea.

Most likely you have a touch of norovirus, which is often referred to as the stomach bug. Norovirus is on the rise in the Shreveport, Louisiana area. In fact, it’s something we see many patients for in our Louisiana clinics.

  April 3, 2017   Stomach 0 Comments   Read More

5 types of stomach issues

Learn more about symptoms and treatment of common GI problems

Gastrointestinal (GI) issues will affect everyone at some point in their lives. Common stomach issues can range in severity from a mild problem that will easily resolve on its own to a much more serious problem that requires ongoing medical treatment.

There are five common types of stomach issues that can impact your daily life. Learn more so you know what to describe to your physician when seeking care in Shreveport, Louisiana.

  February 27, 2017   Stomach 0 Comments   Read More

Diarrhea: Preparing for the worst

Velocity Care shares what to do when diarrhea happens to you and your family  

Your stomach starts to rumble and you make a mad dash to the restroom only to discover you have a case of diarrhea, the name for loose and watery stools.

  June 6, 2016   Children, Health, Hands, Stomach, Senior, Teen, Infant, Adult, Adolescent, Toddler, Diarrhea, Dehydration, Vomiting, Adults 0 Comments   Read More

What you need to know about heartburn

Velocity Care provides you with information on treating and preventing the uncomfortable symptoms associated with heartburn

What is heartburn?

Heartburn is a condition also known as acid reflux. It occurs when stomach acids begin to push back up into the esophagus and throat, causing an uncomfortable and sometimes painful burning sensation in the upper abdomen, chest and throat areas and often leaving an unpleasant taste in your mouth. If left untreated, chronic acid reflux can lead to...

  March 29, 2016   Stomach, Acid Reflux, Heartburn 0 Comments   Read More

Battling the stomach bug

Velocity Care shares ways to treat a common illness everyone dreads

The stomach virus, or viral gastroenteritis, is an affliction we all have at least a handful of times in our lives – both as children and as adults – and is generally non-life threatening. However, it is still important to monitor yourself and your children closely to make sure it doesn’t develop into something more serious.

  September 8, 2015   Health, Stomach, Illness 0 Comments   Read More

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