Tackling Tummy Troubles: Simple tricks to help your babies digestion

It’s not uncommon for adults to experience digestive problems and spend time and money trying to figure out how to improve it, but digestion issues aren’t just a concern for adults. Children’s digestive tracts are just as sensitive and in need of maintenance as adults to continue functioning healthily and regularly. If your child has […]

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Promote Gut Health With These Incredible Greens

When you’ve turned your attention to ensuring that you’ve got the healthiest gut you can your first question is inevitably going to be about diet. Our intestines and digestive tracts are experts at caring for themselves, but without proper nutrition and a bit of care regarding our diet we can gum up the works and […]

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Living With Lactose Intolerance

Lactose Intolerance is a relatively well-known phenomenon in today’s world, and we often see accommodations being offered for those who suffer from it. From nut and soy-based milk to cheeses that are produced without the use of milk, there are many options out there for those who suffer from this condition, but how do you […]

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Different Exams Your Physician Might Use For Your Colon

There comes a point in everyone’s lives where a regular colonoscopy is vital in making sure you remain free from colon cancer. While this isn’t the only time in one’s life where a colonoscopy might be necessary, it’s one that everyone will encounter eventually. It’s also worth noting that a colonoscopy isn’t the only kind […]

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Caffeine and Your Colon

It’s an incredibly common way to start the day, a steaming cup of hot coffee to give us that burst of caffeine we need to catapult into full wakefulness and begin a period of productive work.  For those who consume significant amounts of this stimulant, it’s likely that they’ve wondered just how healthy for them […]

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Common Inflammatory Foods

If you get a scratch, or a small splinter under your skin, that area of your skin will turn red, and get a little swollen and puffy. That is a sign that your body’s defense system is causing inflammation to help you heal. In that case inflammation is a good thing. However if you eat […]

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The Difference Between Crohn’s Disease and IBS

Digestive disorders can be hard to diagnose at times and because of this, it is easy for people to get them confused or mixed up. Crohn’s Disease and IBS are two common digestive disorders that are often categorized as being the same type of disorder when in actuality they are very different. For starters, both […]

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Healthy Yogurts for Digestive Health

Yogurt has many health benefits, especially for digestive health. Not only is it a great dairy source that provides the body with calcium, B vitamins, potassium, and magnesium, but it is also loaded with probiotics that naturally aid in digestion. Probiotics are the good bacteria that line the inside of the digestive system and help […]

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Causes of Heartburn

Many Americans suffer daily from heartburn after meals. While there are plenty of medications designed to alleviate the symptoms of heartburn, understanding the causes can help one to minimize excess heartburn occurrences. Heartburn, despite its misleading name, has nothing to do with the heart and everything to do with acid in the esophageal tube. This […]

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Gastroesophageal reflux Vs. Gastroesophageal reflux disease

Gastroesophageal reflux is simply the backwash of stomach acids into the esophagus.

On the other hand, gastroesophageal reflux disease occurs when there is an inflow of the stomach acid into the tube that serves to connect the mouth and the esophagus. This results in an irritation of the esophagus’ lining.

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How Your Weight and Gut Health Are Related

Having a healthy weight is about more than just looking good. The more normal your weight the better your overall health numbers like cholesterol and triglycerides. Reaching your ideal weight, however, isn’t always easy. One of the best ways to go about it is by ensuring your digestive health is in check. Here’s a few […]

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What’s the most important thing to do for colorectal health?

Oftentimes people want to know what’s the best way to maintain a healthy colon. This has been somethings patients regularly bring up when they come in for exams because of the attention that’s recently been paid to colorectal cancer in the news. While there isn’t one magic bullet to hit colorectal health on the bullseye, […]

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Colon Screening

When we talk about colon screening, patients almost inevitably think we’re talking about the men in their lives. However, colon screening is important for both men and women, and there are a number of factors that go into determining when you should start getting regular colonoscopies. Typically, the age when you should begin receiving them […]

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