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  • 5 tips to Help You Live with Ulcerative Colitis

    5 tips to Help You Live with Ulcerative Colitis

    Ulcerative colitis is an unpredictable, chronic gastrointestinal condition characterized by diarrhea, blood in the stool, and abdominal pain. Symptoms might disappear for weeks or months and suddenly flare up when least expected. The problem isn’t just physical.

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  • Will Drinking Water Help Me Lose Weight?

    Will Drinking Water Help Me Lose Weight?

    About 60% of your body is made up of water. It plays a vital role in almost all body functions. Reduction in your body’s water content by just 2% can result in significant physical impairment. One of the many benefits of making sure you are drinking enough water is that it can help you lose weight.

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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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