About aboutGastro

This site provides reliable and transparent information on the human digestive system including its conditions and diseases.  The information provided on this site is meant to enhance and complement the relationship between patients and their doctors and not replace it.

Our Mission

aboutGastro is committed to educating  those that seek reliable, unbiased and transparent information on diseases, conditions and lifestyle changes in the field of human digestive health and gastroenterology.

  • Provide detailed, understandable information on the digestive system and its common conditions and diseases that affect a wide majority of the population.
  • To help visitors better understand the vast number of diet plans available to help improve their health and lifestyle.
  • Become the number one reference point and site on the Internet for all the information in the field of human digestive health and gastroenterology.


We make every effort to ensure the information is accurate and presented as clearly as possible. All sources are included with all content to ensure accuracy and reliability. This website is funded mainly by content licensing agreements and by selected advertising on this site. Our website hosts advertisement banners and sponsored links. Advertisements are marked by the word "Advertisement" or "Sponsored Links". We do not promote or advertise any product within our content. Our content is free of any commercial influence. We do not control the content that appears in any advertisement on our site. We make every effort to assess the honesty of any content in an advertisement on our site.

Privacy Policy

The privacy and security of all our visitors and customers is of great importance to aboutGastro. While no Internet site can guarantee that it is completely secure from people who might attempt to evade security measures, we make every effort to safeguard your personal information. We follow a strict policy to insure that any information we may collect remains guarded and is not disclosed to any outside networks that are not mentioned in our privacy policy. In order to review what information we may be collecting from our readers and how we are using it, please review our privacy policy for full details.

Terms of Service

By accessing and using the services on the aboutGastro site, you agree to our terms of service. Please review this document to understand how you may use our site, the material on our site, and that aboutGastro does not offer any medical advice or endorse any drugs and treatments that should be used without consulting a medical professional first.


THE SITE DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. The information provided on this site is intended for your general knowledge only and was created and verified by non-medical professionals. You should always seek the advice of your qualified heath care professionals with any questions or concerns you may have regarding your individual needs and any medical conditions. Information from external sources included on aboutGastro is the responsibility of the third-party provider and not of aboutGastro.

All information on this site has been edited by:

Jessica A. Lea MSc, Senior Editor

Jessica is the Senior Editor of aboutGastro. She is a graduate of University of London where she acquired her Masters in Bioinformatics. She completed her Bachelors in Biological Sciences from Cardiff University. Jessica brings with her years of extensive research experience in the health sciences. She is also an avid runner and an aspiring triathlete.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or feedback about our site, we are always available and may be contacted through the Contact Us form. All questions, comments, feedback and statements sent to aboutGastro will be reviewed and replied to in a timely manner.