Anil Minocha, MD

Anil Minocha, MD, professor of medicine at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center and chief of gastroenterology at the Overton Brooks VA Medical Center, both in Shreveport. He is the author of Seven-X Plan for Digestive Health.


“I was told I have diverticulosis! What do I need to know?”

Diverticulosis can be something you’ll never notice…or a potentially life-threatening health problem. Here’s what to know and do…


Why Do I Get Hiccups When I Eat Rye Bread?

Lots of things can trigger a bout of hiccups…including sensitivities to certain foods. Here’s what might be happening.


What Your Poop Says About Your Health

This may be a personal question…but do you ever look at your poop? Why we ask: The color, shape and/or…


Hiccups after eating bread…

“I get hiccups whenever I eat rye bread. Is this normal?” Many people have food triggers that can cause the…


Don’t Let Heartburn Turn Deadly

It raises your risk for the most rapidly increasing cancer in the US Nearly everyone suffers from heartburn from time…


Hiccups Can Be a Sign of a Serious Problem

Charles Osborne, an Iowa farmer, holds the world record for the longest bout of hiccups. He started hiccupping in 1922…