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GI Division
18
Nov

Tips for Avoiding Holiday Season Digestive Distress

The upcoming holiday season can be full of fun and happiness, or a gastric minefield for those with sensitive stomachs. Parties, traditional holiday foods, travel by car or plane, and celebration meals can trigger heartburn, acid reflux, stomach pain, gas, or diarrhea that will put more than a crimp in your plans. Dr. Sunil Khurana is...
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05
Nov

Facts and myths about food and drink that boost energy naturally!

Any hour, day or night, you can turn to a magazine, online article or book and receive advice about nutrition. Is the information that you hear completely accurate? Who has placed the article? What are their intentions? We hear so much conflicting information that we want to help you set the record straight. This article...
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17
Oct

As the Season Changes, How Do Our Bodies Respond?

With the arrival of autumn, we begin to notice the beauty in the shifting leaves outside and the crisp chill that signifies the end of summer. We may even take note of the seasonal arrival of pumpkin flavored treats in our local coffee shops. But, as we shift from shorts and swimsuits to sweaters and...
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01
Oct

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Spurs Insight on Specialized Healthcare for Women at Premier Medical Group of the Hudson Valley

October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual month-long campaign to create awareness of the disease, is upon us. One of the most successful campaigns in support of medical research, funding and action, Breast Cancer Awareness highlights the importance of better overall health for women across the United States – well beyond breast health. As a...
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30
Sep

The Pros and Cons of Exercise When You Have a Gastrointestinal Condition

Most people can benefit from moving their body Whatever your age, there is a proven benefit to taking regular exercise. It’s not just athletes who need to build physical activity, everyone should keep their bodies working in order to: Stimulate the body’s natural processes to repair and maintain it and keep it healthy Maintain bones,...
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30
Aug

Is what’s good for your gut good for your weight?

We may think we are made up of flesh, bone and blood. But more than all of those things, we are made up of bacteria. Yes! Bacteria. You share your body with many millions of them! It’s estimated that the human gut contains 100 trillion bacteria, 10 times as many bacteria as there are cells...
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