Posts Tagged ‘gastrointestinal care’

NTV America Interview with Dr. Robin Baradarian Regarding latest endoscopic and therapeutic procedures.

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

NTV America interview with Dr. Robin Baradarian, Chief of Gastroenterology at Beth Israel Medical Center in Brooklyn, NYC, regarding the latest endoscopic and therapeutic procedures to treat a variety of gastrointestinal disorders. Disorders include heartburn, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), constipation and bloating, as well as more rare diseases of colon, pancreas, liver, bile ducts and gallbladder.

Watch Dr. Baradarian from Brooklyn Gastroenterology speak about the latest endoscopic and therapeutic procedures to treat a variety of gastrointestinal disorders. Click below to learn more!

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The Power of Probiotics

Monday, May 14th, 2012

“Good” bacteria?

Deep inside our intestines, there’s a complex microbial ecosystem, known as the “gut flora” which we now know contains nearly a thousand species of bacteria which may affect our overall health in unimaginable ways!

It has long been recognized that our gastrointestinal system relies heavily on these gut flora or “good bacteria”.  They exert a pronounced effect on the nutrients and energy that get pulled out of food. In fact, these bacteria are thought to play a big role in a slew of health conditions, including combating obesity, diabetes, infections, lactose intolerance, irritable bowel syndrome, high cholesterol, and even colon cancer. There are many theories as to how these bacteria confer their positive benefits such as an anti-inflammatory effect for the body, increased immunity and therefore healing power after an infection, and even the power to fight off potential cancer cells in a microenvironment by competing for the same nutrients.

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Processed Foods You Could Do Without

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Eating processed food can cost you more than you think, in terms of money and your own health. There’s a special beauty in cooking your meals, and the benefits from it can led you to a healthier and happier existence. If you don’t take good care of yourself, nobody else will. Companies that offer you processed food are running businesses. And, to do so, they aren’t interested in your health; they only care about how to make these products more sugary, salty and saturated with savory fat.

Eating less processed food has definitely become a popular trend for the past few years. Michael Pollan, author of Omnivore’s Dilemma, In Defense of Food, and Food Rules, has a lot to do with this, especially because of his most important food rule: "If it came from a plant, eat it. If it was made in a plant, don’t."

Processed food, (defined by the US Food and Drig Administration as any food other than a raw agricultural commodity that has been subject to processing, such as canning, cooking, freezing, dehydration or milling), is more recurrent nowadays, and the key to enjoy of a healthy lifestyle is to detect and avoid the ones you could do without.

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Gastrointestinal Information – NYGI Care Has Got You Covered

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010

Stomach hurting? Heartburn acting up? Bowel movement regularity seems a bit off? Well if you’ve been wondering where to go to find all the gastrointestinal information you might possibly need, you can look no further. Right here on our newly designed Disease Information page and Medical Services page we discuss, in detail, a variety of gastrointestinal ailments and procedures.

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Treating Crohn’s Disease with Plantains

Friday, September 10th, 2010

A study conducted at the Liverpool Biomedical Research Centre recently shed some light on what can only be described as an unusual treatment for Crohn’s Disease – fiber from plantains. For the countless people who have it, between 400,000 and 600,000 people in North America alone, this is optimistic news.

It had been previously determined that people inflicted with Crohn’s disease typically carry with them a high number of “sticky” type of E. coli. This increased presence of E. coli is coupled with a weakened ability to fight and flush our bacteria congregating in and infecting the gastrointestinal tract. E. coli is able to invade the walls of the gut because of special “M. cells” that exist in the gastrointestinal tract and act as an intermediary for the lymphatic system. E. Coli attacks these M. cells, causing the gut of someone with Crohn’s Disease to swell, an uncomfortable and unpleasant experience.
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Bleeding Ulcers – Nothing to Scoff At

Monday, August 16th, 2010

Stress at work, stress at home, poor diet, and hard living (you know what we mean) can ll lead to a more-than-subtle belly ache. What you may be experiencing is something far more serious than food simply “disagreeing with you” or gas – it would be an ulcer, specifically one that bleeds.

Ulcers are quite common in the general population. Many people who have ulcers are not aware of it as ulcers may often cause little or no symptoms. Ulcers can occur is any part of the gastrointestinal tract, however most are found in the stomach or duodenum, (the first section of the small intestine, closest to the stomach). By definition, an ulcer is a focal area of tissue destruction causing a crater in the mucosa (gut lining) compared to the surrounding tissue. Such erosions expose the deeper lying blood vessels in the intestinal wall to various acids and enzymes that normally control digestion in the intestinal tract, and thus can result in damage to these blood vessels causing the ulcer to bleed. These are no joke. Once bleeding has been identified actions need to be taken to eliminate your ulcers.
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