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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
Posted by Liam   ·   Dec 13, 2017
How Do I Decide Which Probiotic is Best for My Gut?
As specialists in gastroenterology, we receive a lot of questions from patients about the role of bacteria in the digestive system. With the emergence of probiotics, many people are wondering how much good/bad bacteria they should have and whether they ne... read more
Posted by Liam   ·   Nov 28, 2017
Quick Ways to Decrease Bloating After a Holiday Meal
Bloating and the holidays tend to be synonymous, no? Some of the reasons why are obvious – you’re eating a ton of food that you don’t normally consume. Eating too much, too fast can overwhelm your gastrointestinal tract, which can slow digestion and... read more
Digestive Issues
Posted by Liam   ·   Nov 17, 2017
How Regular Are Your Bowel Movements?
If you’re dealing with digestive issues, it sometimes can seem that you’re walking a tightrope between not enough bowel regularity and too much regularity. If you’re experiencing the uncomfortable feeling of constipation, you can take medication or ... read more
Colon Cancer
Posted by Liam   ·   Nov 07, 2017
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
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Posted by Liam   ·   Oct 26, 2017
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
Crohn's Disease
Posted by Liam   ·   Oct 18, 2017
What is Crohn’s Disease?
Named after Dr. Burril B. Crohn, who first described the disease in 1932, Crohn’s Disease belongs to a group of conditions known as inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). Crohn’s disease is a chronic inflammatory condition of the gastrointestinal tract. ... read more