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Jan, 2020
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Long Term Proton Pump Inhibitor Therapy: Are We At Risk?

Julie A. Foont, MD Many patients ask about the possible risks associated with long term Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI) therapy, including medications such as omeprazole, pantoprazole and lansoprazole. We know that these agents have been highly effective in the treatment of symptoms attributable to gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and that they may also potentially mitigate […]

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Is Crohn’s Disease Curable?

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Crohn’s disease has no cure, but it can be managed with diet and lifestyle changes, medication, and in some cases, surgery. Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) marked by an abnormal response by the body’s immune system. For the more than a million people who suffer with Crohn’s, seeking treatment is essential, since […]

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Dec, 2019
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Maintaining Your Diet Regimen During the Holidays

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No matter what holidays you celebrate this time of year, the temptation to cheat on your diet regimen is constant. From favorite family recipes that are only prepared this time of year to candy, alcohol, and restricted foods everywhere you look, how do you stick to your diet regimen? Mindfulness One of the most important […]

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Following a Low FODMAP Diet During the Holidays

Crohns disease | Gotham Gastroenology

If you suffer from IBS or other gastrointestinal disorders, you and your doctor may have determined that a low FODMAP diet is right for you. Of course, following any kind of dietary guidelines during the holiday season is difficult, but Thanksgiving dinner gives you plenty of delicious low FODMAP options to choose from. What Foods […]

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15

Oct, 2019
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Tips to Avoid Triggering Gastrointestinal Pain During the Holidays

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It’s that time of year again: the stores barely put out school supplies and already the Halloween candy is on the shelves here in New York. For those of you who suffer from any kind of gastrointestinal difficulty – celiac disease, acid reflux, IBS, or any type of food intolerance – the start of the […]

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What Triggers Celiac Disease?

Celiac Disease Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment NYC

Celiac disease is a painful gastrointestinal disorder that affects more than three million people in the United States. It is a hereditary autoimmune disease that can seriously impact other areas of your health if left untreated. What Triggers Celiac? Celiac disease is triggered by consuming gluten. Gluten is a complex protein substance found in wheat […]

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Aug, 2019
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Diet health

How Long Do Hemorrhoids Last?

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Hemorrhoids can cause considerable pain and discomfort, along with other symptoms. How long can you expect to deal with these symptoms? Learn more about hemorrhoids, including how long they last and what kinds of treatment options are available.  Can Hemorrhoids Go Away on Their Own? Some hemorrhoids, such as minor ones, might go away on […]

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Jul, 2019
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What Are Signs of Gluten Intolerance?

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Can You Suddenly Become Gluten Intolerant? You can develop gluten intolerance suddenly, depending on genetic factors. Some people have symptoms of this condition earlier in life, while others don’t have signs of gluten intolerance until they’re older. If you suddenly have symptoms, you should see your doctor for testing and treatment.  How Do You Test […]

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Jun, 2019
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What Are the Benefits of a FODMAP Diet?

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What Can You Eat on the Fodmap Diet? FODMAP is an acronym. It refers to foods that are: Fermentable Oligosaccharides Disaccharides Monosaccharides Polyols These are forms of carbohydrates that are strongly associated with digestive tract issues. Many high-carb foods can ferment within the digestive tract, leading to gas, bloating, and a variety of other symptoms. […]

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May, 2019
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What Are the Symptoms of Hiatal Hernia?

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A hiatal hernia can cause considerable discomfort and might require treatment depending on the size and symptoms. What Does It Feel Like When You Have a Hiatal Hernia? When you have a hiatal hernia, you might not even know, especially if it’s a small one. Large or strangulated hernias can cause you to have certain […]

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