Taking Charge of Digestive Health: Expert Share Insights on the rise in Bile Duct disorders
Nagpur, 29th May 2023 – On the occasion of World Digestive Health Day, experts highlight the critical role of bile duct and gut health in maintaining a healthy digestive system. The proper functioning of these essential components is fundamental to overall well-being and digestive wellness.
Bile duct disorders and gut-related conditions, such as biliary obstruction, gallstones, inflammatory bowel disease, and gastrointestinal cancers, have become more common. Timely detection and appropriate management of these conditions are essential to preventing complications and promoting better digestive health.
Dr. Saurabh Mukewar, an esteemed Gastroenterologist, Midas Hospital, Nagpur, emphasized the importance of bile duct and gut health in the digestive system, said, “The bile duct and gut play an important role in the digestion and absorption of nutrients. Ensuring their optimal function is key to maintaining a healthy digestive system and preventing various gastrointestinal disorders.”
The rise in digestive ailments has prompted a growing need for proactive measures to address and manage these conditions effectively.
Dr. Mukewar further added, “Timely detection of bile duct and gut disorders is crucial for better treatment outcomes and improved quality of life. It is critical to consult an expert if you have persistent digestive issues or a family history of digestive disorders. Diagnostic and treatment procedures like Endoscopy, Colonoscopy, ERCP, and Cholangioscopy play a vital role in assessing and maintaining bile duct and gut health. These procedures identify abnormalities such as strictures, tumors, or inflammation, guiding diagnosis and treatment. Proactive measures like regular screenings and a healthy lifestyle also greatly contribute to optimal bile duct and gut health.”
As part of World Digestive Health Day, individuals should prioritize their digestive health by getting regular check-ups, eating a balanced diet, staying at a healthy weight, and avoiding smoking and excessive alcohol consumption. By raising awareness and promoting preventive measures, we can work together to ensure better digestive health and overall well-being.