Gastroenterologist

August 17, 2017

What is GERD?

Most people know it as ‘heartburn,’ but the medical term for it is gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). GERD is a chronic digestive disorder characterized by the […]
August 16, 2017

How Does Metabolism Work?

Metabolism. We’ve all heard of it, and we’ve likely all talked about it. We may even know if ours is slow or fast. But how much […]
June 2, 2017

What is the Microbiome?

The most succinct definition of the ‘Microbiome’ is the entirety of microorganisms and their accompanying genetic material that we have in our bodies. Wait–is there that […]
May 4, 2017

How to Improve Digestion

Good digestion is vital to good health. Your digestive system is important because it’s where important nutrients your body needs to thrive are absorbed. Sadly, digestive […]
April 11, 2017

How to Make The Colon Happy

Is your colon happy? Yes, you read that right. The question was: Is your colon happy? Think about it. You spend so much of your time […]
February 16, 2017

Types of Noninvasive Weight Loss Surgeries

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), “Obesity is common, serious, and costly.” The CDC’s website reports that more than one third of all American […]
February 9, 2017

How Do Food Allergies Affect the Body?

Food allergies are on the rise, both in the United States and around the world. In fact, researchers estimate that upwards of 15 million Americans suffer […]
January 26, 2017

What Is an Intragastric Balloon?

An intragastric (or gastric) balloon is an inflatable medical device used to aid in weight loss. In a non-invasive medical procedure, the intragastric balloon is placed […]
June 21, 2016

Why Does My Breath Smell?

The scientific name for bad breath is halitosis and the biggest culprits for creating this malady are onions and garlic.  This is not only due to […]
May 27, 2016

The Immune System and The Gut

If you are in reasonably good health, you might attribute it to genes (no major health issues in your immediate family), you watch what you eat […]
May 20, 2016

How to Prevent Gas

It’s Friday at your workplace and the boss is out for the day.  Someone suggests doing Mexican food for lunch and soon all the employees are […]
May 17, 2016

What is Indigestion?

During your high school and college years, pizza was your go-to food 24/7; you ate that hot and piping pizza pie when it was delivered, and […]