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Tips to Manage My Lactose Intolerance
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Tips to Manage My Lactose Intolerance

If you feel bloated and gassy or have cramps and nausea within a few hours of drinking milk or eating milk products, you may be lactose intolerant. At Triborough GI New York our gastroenterologists know that lactose intolerance can develop as one ages, so know that you are not alone and that there are several...

Gut Health And Aging
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Gut Health And Aging

“Does my gut age just like the rest of me?” At Triborough GI we get this question a lot, especially from older folks who are starting to understand the connection between the gut and their health in ways that matter directly to them, like maintaining their bones and preserving their cognitive skills. The simple answer:...

How Do You Tackle Obesity And Live A Healthy Lifestyle?
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How Do You Tackle Obesity And Live A Healthy Lifestyle?

The national obesity problem affects all generations—20 percent of adolescents and 40 percent of adult Americans are obese. In most cases, obesity starts with genetics and is exacerbated by poor diet, little or no exercise, and poor sleep habits. We can tackle obesity, but it won’t happen overnight. Obesity isn’t just about your weight. It’s...

The food you can eat = Irritable Bowel Syndrome and diet
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The food you can eat = Irritable Bowel Syndrome and diet

At Triborough GI we know that living with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is frustrating, especially when it comes to mealtimes. You often can’t enjoy your meal because you’re so worried about whether your food choices will trigger an episode of bloating, gas, cramps, diarrhea or constipation. You’re not alone. An estimated 10 to 15 percent...

Adjustments to your lifestyle if you’re diagnosed with Celiac Disease
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Adjustments to your lifestyle if you’re diagnosed with Celiac Disease

Have you been diagnosed with celiac disease? If so, you may feel lost, wondering how you’ll adjust to life without gluten. At Triborough GI, New York, we understand how difficult living with celiac disease can be. Our board-certified gastroenterologists provide diagnosis and ongoing support to patients with this autoimmune disorder that causes your immune system to attack...

What to Eat and Avoid If You Have GERD
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What to Eat and Avoid If You Have GERD

Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, affects about 20% of the American population. This is a condition in which the stomach contents regularly move back up the food pipe. This regurgitation is usually long-term, and can result in uncomfortable symptoms, including heartburn and pain in the upper abdomen. The severity of the condition often relates to...

Are You Lactose Intolerant? Listen Up.
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Are You Lactose Intolerant? Listen Up.

If you thought you were the only one not feeling good after eating dairy products: you’re not alone. You could be having symptoms of lactose intolerance, which is very common. It’s thought to affect around 75% of the world’s population. People with lactose intolerance experience digestive problems when they eat dairy, which can have a...

Surprising Foods That May Be Harming Your Digestive Health
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Surprising Foods That May Be Harming Your Digestive Health

Is it just you, or is it what you’ve been eating? With so much diversity in our diets today, it can be hard to pinpoint what foods are good for our gut’s microbiome. If you’re knowledgeable on your digestive health, you’ll know that having a good balance in this ecosystem of bacteria that lives in...

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