Do Not Skip Your Colonoscopy: Here’s Why

2022-11-22T15:05:33-05:00

By Dr. Gregory Lam - If you had the opportunity to improve your chances of living without cancer, would you take that opportunity? A recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine, “Effect of Colonoscopy Screening on Risks of Colorectal Cancer and Related Death,” was sensationalized in the news media to demonstrate that [...]

Do Not Skip Your Colonoscopy: Here’s Why2022-11-22T15:05:33-05:00

Exercise Can Improve Your Gut Health

2022-09-29T10:43:43-04:00

By Dr. Said Nabhan - Little things can add up to a lot when it comes to wellness. So it shouldn’t be surprising that when we exercise for better health, trillions of tiny organisms in our guts appear to get in better condition, too. Researchers have for years been exploring the link between exercise [...]

Exercise Can Improve Your Gut Health2022-09-29T10:43:43-04:00

5 Tips to Eat More Plants – Your Gut Will Thank You

2022-11-22T14:37:56-05:00

By Dr. Ganesh Kakarlapudi - When it comes to your health, a hill of beans is worth more than you might think. It might add up to seven Super Bowls and other accolades. Just look to quarterback Tom Brady, performer Jennifer Lopez, and actor Brad Pitt. They all adhere to diets that are mostly [...]

5 Tips to Eat More Plants – Your Gut Will Thank You2022-11-22T14:37:56-05:00

They Found Polyps in My Colon. Should I be concerned?

2022-11-22T14:41:41-05:00

By Dr. Harold Loewenstine - There are more than 37 trillion cells in the human body, and each one divides regularly in order to grow. With numbers this high, some abnormalities can be expected. For as many as 40% of all American adults, these abnormalities can come in the form of small flat bumps or [...]

They Found Polyps in My Colon. Should I be concerned?2022-11-22T14:41:41-05:00

Living With IBS: 6 Helpful Tips

2022-05-13T11:06:04-04:00

By Dr. Said Nabhan - If you want to know what it’s like to live with irritable bowel syndrome, here is an example. You’re just finishing up lunch with some co-workers. Each returns to his or her work station, but you, recognizing the onset of familiar abdominal cramps, duck into the bathroom. The need to [...]

Living With IBS: 6 Helpful Tips2022-05-13T11:06:04-04:00

Treatments for GERD When Medication Isn’t Enough

2022-09-29T20:37:51-04:00

By Dr. Harold Loewenstine - Most people have had that “heart in the throat” feeling, but did you know that a small percentage of the population also experiences, literally, stomach in the throat? This is what happens in some cases of gastroesophageal reflux disease and, left untreated, it could develop into something serious. Gastroesophageal [...]

Treatments for GERD When Medication Isn’t Enough2022-09-29T20:37:51-04:00

Burping, Bloating, Blood – When to See a Gastroenterologist

2022-04-15T12:10:33-04:00

By Dr. Mark Manegold - Everybody burps. Everybody bloats. But if you or someone you know does so chronically, then it’s no longer an every-body issue. Persistent bloating, burping, trouble swallowing, weight loss – these all are symptoms of common gastrointestinal (GI) illnesses. Yet if left untreated, they can escalate into serious health issues, even death. [...]

Burping, Bloating, Blood – When to See a Gastroenterologist2022-04-15T12:10:33-04:00

Celiac, Sensitivity, or Allergy? Digesting How Wheat Affects Us

2022-02-17T09:16:07-05:00

By Dr. Harold Loewenstine - If you think you are suffering the symptoms of celiac disease and have given all gluten the shaft, it may be time for a sensitivity check. Celiac disease, which affects one in 100 people, is an autoimmune disorder triggered by gluten, a protein compound found in wheat, barley, and rye. [...]

Celiac, Sensitivity, or Allergy? Digesting How Wheat Affects Us2022-02-17T09:16:07-05:00

4 Ways To Fill Up Your Water Intake

2022-01-18T05:33:30-05:00

Call it a simple by-product of science, but what we take in as liquids determines what comes out as solids. That is why water is so important for the gastrointestinal (GI) system. As much as 60% of adult bodies are made of water. And as it courses through your body, water breaks down foods and [...]

4 Ways To Fill Up Your Water Intake2022-01-18T05:33:30-05:00

A GI Gift for the Holidays: 5 Easy Ways Not to Overdo It

2021-12-29T10:47:59-05:00

By Dr. Mark Manegold - Here’s one way to get to the other end of the holidays without your belly feeling bloated and overwhelmed: Think of your gastrointestinal system as a stocking. Then ask, “Should I fill it with the things it really wants, or with a lot of stuff it wasn’t asking for?” There’s [...]

A GI Gift for the Holidays: 5 Easy Ways Not to Overdo It2021-12-29T10:47:59-05:00
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