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Posted by Liam   ·   May 07, 2018
Foods to Eat When You Have Gastroenteritis
During gastroenteritis, it is important to eat as normally as possible. In fact, eating helps the lining of the intestine to heal quickly and allows the body to regain strength. On the contrary, not eating prolongs diarrhea. Start by eating small amoun... read more
Posted by Liam   ·   Apr 23, 2018
The Link Between Food and Colorectal Cancer
Growing up did anyone ever warn you there could be “too much of a good thing?” Maybe you’ve warned your own children that there is such a thing as too much ice cream. They might not believe you at first, but if they eat a whole pint of ice cream in ... read more
 
Posted by Liam   ·   Apr 13, 2018
What to Expect Before, During, and After Your Hemorrhoid Banding Appointment
The Center for Digestive Medicine thoughtfully prepares for treatments, so that after hemorrhoid banding, you’ll be without pain or downtime. You won’t need to fast before your appointment or take other measures to prepare. During your Hemo... read more
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Posted by Liam   ·   Apr 06, 2018
What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome?
IBS, or Irritable Bowel Syndrome, affects the large intestine (the colon). Unlike Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis, IBS does not damage bowel tissue or increase the risk of cancer.  Although this disorder is common, few people experience severe s... read more
 
Posted by Liam   ·   Mar 30, 2018
Why You Should Schedule Your Colonoscopy Today
Although a colonoscopy may not be your first choice for a fun afternoon, have you ever considered how useful a colonoscopy can be in diagnosing digestive disorders and conditions? By emptying your bowel and allowing your doctor to view your entire colon w... read more
Colon Cancer
Posted by Liam   ·   Mar 19, 2018
Fiber's Role In Colorectal Cancer Prevention
The wonders of fiber are many – especially for what it does for your body. Dietary fiber or roughage is a known cancer fighter found only in the cell walls of plant foods. Over the years, studies have indicated that increased fiber intake decreases the ... read more
 
Posted by Liam   ·   Mar 12, 2018
4 Ways to Improve Your Gut Bacteria
According to The Center for Digestive Medicine, there are around 40 trillion bacteria in your body, most of which are in your intestines. Collectively, they are known as your gut microbiome, and they are essential... read more
Posted by Liam   ·   Mar 09, 2018
Healthy Eating When You Have Digestive Problems
What you eat can contribute to digestive problems. Many people eat too much processed food and sugar, and not enough fiber, fruits, and vegetables. Poor eating habits, such as eating too quickly or skipping meals, can also be part of the problem. Many dig... read more
 
Posted by Liam   ·   Feb 14, 2018
Common Procedures in Gastroenterology
We understand that visiting the gastroenterologist may be a new experience for you and that you may be in pain or worried about your health. That’s why the staff at the Center for Digestive Medicine focus on making you feel comfortable and confident in ... read more
Posted by Liam   ·   Feb 08, 2018
Keep Your GI Track Healthy With These 10 Tips!
There is no time like the present to start thinking about your gastrointestinal health, according to the board-certified gastroenterologist, Dr. Victor Pina, maintain your GI health is fairly simple and can substantially reduce your risk of developing dis... read more