Can’t Go? You’re Not Alone.

I know if a patient brings up constipation it’s probably something we need to investigate, with good reason. And I also know, according to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), one out of eight people...

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Are You Sick and Tired of Running to the Bathroom?

You know what topic many patients are too embarrassed to talk about with their doctors? Poop. There. I said it. As the children’s book title says, everyone poops. However, millions of people are too shy to tell their doctors that...

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Going Dairy-Free

One of the first things I tell my patients is to eliminate dairy foods from their diets. And I won’t kid you; many of them totally freak out. Going dairy-free isn’t easy. “Seriously?” they say. “It’s hard enough to give...

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Eat More Fiber to Stay Thin and Healthy

For decades, nutritionists have argued eating more fiber helps you lose weight and keeps you lean, and ample research backs this up. Studies show those who get more fiber in their diets have a lower body weight, less body fat,...

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8 Tips to Reset Your Gut and Get Rid of Inflammation

I’ve said this before, and I’ll say it again and again: health (and illness) starts in your gut. If you have a sick, inflamed gut, you’ll experience anything from wrinkled skin, to weight gain, to autoimmune disorders, to depression. We...

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