By: Gregory Lam, D.O. Here’s a pop quiz question anyone should get: What automatic act does your body make that requires your brain, several nerves, a few muscles, and the esophagus? Here’s a hint: It’s no gag. The answer is swallowing. A range of complex body functions kicks in every time you chew food, [...]
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By: Said Nabhan, M.D. If you feel like your three square meals are making actual squares in your gut, it might be time to add a round of greens. Greens – and oranges, reds, yellows, and even browns. These are the colors of the plant-based foods your body craves – not just fruits and [...]
So what’s it going to be for you next year? Keto? Pilates? Dry January? Each year around this time, millions of people vow to start living in healthier ways, and then embark on specific programs that promise to deliver on their personal goals. But many don’t stick around. We suggest a new approach: let [...]
December 2023 Raising Awareness About Abdominal Pain That Won’t Go Away The first week of December is National Crohn’s and Colitis Week. The goal is to raise awareness about Irritable Bowel Disease (IBD) which are disorders that cause chronic inflammation of your gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Two of the most common forms of IBD are [...]
Cincinnati GI Earns Spot on Newsweek’s America’s Best Ambulatory Surgery Centers List for 4th Consecutive YearKate McMahon2023-10-31T09:03:28-04:00
Cincinnati (October 23, 2023) – The Anderson Endoscopy Center, owned and operated by Cincinnati GI, was recognized on Newsweek's list of America's Best Ambulatory Surgery Centers 2024 for the fourth consecutive year. Cincinnati GI is a specialty physician group focused on diagnosing and treating conditions and diseases of the digestive tract. For 2024, Cincinnati [...]
Forget about remembering what you had for dinner last night. The more important question is: Do you have any idea where that dinner is now? It’s a wonder that our bodies are capable of digesting everything we put into them, typically without complaint, while we go on our merry way. But maybe you should [...]
By Said Nabhan, MD There are many ways a doctor can see your insides. However, when it comes to your digestion, only one procedure can see the full journey your food travels. The gastrointestinal endoscopy, which typically involves the use of a thin, camera-equipped tube (endoscope) to see inside your digestive tract, is a [...]
By Gregory Lam, DO It’s one thing if the meals you eat give you a sour feeling. It’s a red flag if they’re also hard to swallow. Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, is one of the most common gastrointestinal disorders affecting adults today. An estimated one in five people live with the symptoms, but [...]
May 2023 May is National Digestive Diseases Awareness Month There are many good reasons to pay attention to your gut. A healthy gut keeps your brain and heart in great shape. It can improve sleep, mood, and digestion. The month of May is dedicated to raising awareness of digestive diseases so you can talk [...]
Right now in the U.S., millions of microbiomes are searching hard for one essential ingredient: carbs. Carbohydrates, the sugar molecules found in starches, fiber, and sugars, have been reduced or cut out of an estimated 6% of American diets. And that figure is likely bumping up a bit right now, as more people consider [...]