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Low FODMAP for the Holidays The holiday season is often extremely difficult for those with dietary restrictions. When surrounded by friends, family, and all your favorite foods, it can be hard resisting the foods that make you feel your stomach turn. If you are suffering from IBS or another digestive issue that calls for a […]

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Grilled zucchini with herbs dressing, balsamic sauce and olive oil.

What is a Low FODMAP Diet?  FODMAP is an acronym that stands for Fermentable Oligo-, Di-, Mono-saccharides And Polyols. These are short-chain carbohydrates and sugar alcohols that are poorly absorbed by the small intestine, resulting in abdominal pain, gas, bloating and discomfort for some populations that are sensitive. A low FODMAP diet consists of low […]

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crohn's disease

Take Care of Your Digestive Health with Advice from Dr. Gingold How much do you know about taking care of your digestive health? Dr. Gingold was recently featured in a webinar from Friends’ Health Connection, where he spoke extensively about everything having to do with colon health. You can view the full webinar above, but […]

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Healthy food laid out

What is Constipation? Constipation is normal for people to experience from time to time. Constipation occurs when one is unable to make a bowel movement or experiences long periods of time between each bowel movement. Someone who also experiences trouble when trying to make a bowel movement or experiences hard, small stools may be described […]

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Assorted Cheese

Let’s face it, dairy has a special place in a lot of people’s hearts when it comes to food. Some people can’t bear the thought of having their coffee without cream, hamburgers just aren’t the same without cheese, and butter just seems to make everything more flavorful. It’s so popular, in fact, that millions of […]

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crohn's disease

Our very own Dr. Alan R. Gingold was recently featured in an article regarding irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in Pain-Free Living magazine. Dr. Gingold was enlisted to give his professional opinion on the disorder, including, symptoms treatment and diet changes.

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crohn's disease

Digestive Healthcare Center (DHC) is hosting a nutritional seminar with Mary Ellen McCrea, MS, RD, CDE on the dos and don’ts of eating when living with the effects of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Light refreshments will be served.

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crohn's disease

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a condition that affects about 10-15% of the U.S. population and is characterized by abdominal pain and changes in bowel habits.

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crohn's disease

Irritable bowel syndrome is a gastrointestinal (GI) disorder, meaning symptoms are caused by changes with a functional GI disorder that have frequent symptoms. IBS is diagnosed when a person has had abdominal pain or discomfort at least three times a month.  IBS pain or discomfort may occur with a change in bowel movements.

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