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  • Weight Loss Benefits of the Obalon Balloon System

    Weight Loss Benefits of the Obalon Balloon System

    Have you been unsuccessful at losing weight despite dieting and exercising regularly? The Obalon System is very safe, effective, FDA approved weight loss system that might be the key to achieving your weight loss goals.

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  • Foods to Include in Your Diet if you have Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    Foods to Include in Your Diet if you have Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    Inflammatory bowel disease is a chronic gastrointestinal disorder characterized by abdominal pain, bloating, gas, nausea, diarrhea or constipation. It is caused due to an underlying physical damage to the gut from the formation of ulcers or chronic inflammation.

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  • Natural Ways to  Deal with Constipation While Traveling

    Natural Ways to Deal with Constipation While Traveling

    Being constipated while on trip can be a very unpleasant experience! The situation is often due to disruption of normal eating habits and not being able to access your usual bathroom facilities. Here are a few natural ways to deal with constipation while traveling:

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  • How to Incorporate Fermented Foods into Your Diet

    How to Incorporate Fermented Foods into Your Diet

    You are probably aware that fermented foods are a great source of probiotic bacteria which play an important role in maintaining gastrointestinal health. Probiotic bacteria help in the breakdown of food so it can be easily absorbed by the digestive system and inhibit the growth of harmful bacteria. Let’s look at some ways to incorporate fermented foods into your diet:

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  • Gallstone Prevention: How to Avoid Gallstones with a Healthy Diet

    Gallstone Prevention: How to Avoid Gallstones with a Healthy Diet

    Gallstones are crystalline deposits that form in your gallbladder. They vary in size, ranging from as small as a grain of sand to as large as a golf ball. About 30 million Americans have gallstones, but many aren’t even aware of their presence. Yet for others, the gallstones can trigger severe bloating, pain, nausea, and vomiting.

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  • What are the benefits of taking a probiotic?

    What are the benefits of taking a probiotic?

    Greater Houston Gastroenterology is the largest full-service gastroenterology group in the Houston metropolitan area, bringing high quality, cost-effective personalized care to patients from The Woodlands and North Houston to Sugar Land, Richmond, Pearland, and Angleton. Please reach out of us if you have questions or would like additional information.

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  • How to Survive Travel with Inflammatory Bowel Disease -IBD

    How to Survive Travel with Inflammatory Bowel Disease -IBD

    Living with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is hard enough but imagine what traveling with this condition would be like! It’s certainly not going to be a walk in the park, but that doesn’t mean you should let IBD interfere with your travel plans.

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  • Why Weight Loss Surgery is Right for You

    Why Weight Loss Surgery is Right for You

    The decision-making process to undergo weight loss surgery is a partnership between the patient and the surgeon. In order to facilitate that process, let’s look at some of the reasons why weight loss surgery might be the right option for you

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  • 7 Reasons You Should Not Ignore Heartburn

    7 Reasons You Should Not Ignore Heartburn

    Experiencing heartburn when bending over or lying down after heavy meal is something most people have experienced at some point in their lives. In fact, 60 million Americans have heartburn at least once a month. However, if gastric reflux which causes heartburn occurs on a regular basis, it could pose a significant health risk.

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  • Tips for Living with Celiac Disease (Celiac Awareness Month)

    Tips for Living with Celiac Disease (Celiac Awareness Month)

    It has been estimated that of the 3 million people in the US who live with celiac disease, only 5% are aware they have this condition. The remaining 95% suffer without knowing what is causing their gastrointestinal problems.

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