No Bugs About It. Probiotics are everywhere. Drug store, health food store, and even in your breakfast. But what are they, and do they actually do anything?? The intestine is like a big garden hose that runs through the body and contains a ton of bacteria. We commonly think of bacteria as a…
People ask me all the time about the risk of ulcers with the use of over-the-counter pain medications. Read More ..
Your GI Appointment – you’ve been waiting months, now your upcoming appointment with a specialist can bring with it a lot of mixed feelings. How to Prep!
We define IBS as a variety of symptoms, ranging from abdominal pain, alternating bowel habits, diarrhea, constipation, bloating, cramping, and more.
So what is GERD? GERD stands for gastro-esophageal reflux disease. It’s basically heartburn, that burning up and down your chest and the back of your throat
Are You at Risk for Colon Cancer? Take this quiz and find out! Are you over the age of 50? Has anyone in your immediate family had colon cancer?
Gallstones – 5-10% of people have them and don’t even know. Most people are told they have them after they are discovered incidentally. Talia Zenlea
Toward the end of the Second World War, researchers at the University of Minnesota began a legendary experiment on the psychology and physiology of human starvation — and, thus, on hunger.
Do you really need 8 glasses of water per day? If there is one health myth that will not die, it is this: You should drink eight glasses of water a day. It’s just not true. There is no science behind it.
Gluten Sensitivity • 2 thought-provoking pieces on the issue, the second is authored by our resident celiac disease expert, Dr Rupa Mukherjee