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The Gastroenterology Group of Northern New Jersey is excited to bring you a variety of blogs highlighting common conditions and diseases and relief tips while deepening your understanding of important gastroenterology topics.

Does IBS Cause Stress?
IBS

Does Stress Cause IBS?

People who suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) often wonder whether there is any connection between stress, anxiety, and gut health.

Early Warning Signs of Colon Cancer
Colon Cancer

Early Warning Signs of Colon Cancer

If you only read the first sentence of this blog, know that colon cancer is PREVENTABLE, treatable and beatable. Do NOT wait until you develop signs of colon cancer. Go get your screening colonoscopy.

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Gut Health

Five Steps to Taking Care of Your Gut Microbiome

Constant stomach issues may have more to do with your gut health than you believe. If the microorganisms that live inside your digestive system are not doing what they are supposed to, you could be spending more time in the bathroom than you’d like.

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Gut Health

5 Exercises That Aid in Optimal Digestive Health

Everyone experiences digestive health issues at one point or another in life. Trying new food, eating an undercooked meal, or ordering food from a restaurant that doesn’t prioritize hygiene can all cause you to suffer stomach problems.

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Food Allergies

The Link Between Allergies and Gut Health

Food allergies have become prevalent in the US and other developed countries. Research shows that about 32 million people in the US suffer from them. They affect people of all ages, including children.

Top Reasons to Visit a Gastrointestinal Specialist
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Top Reasons to Visit a Gastrointestinal Specialist

For most of us, a visit to the doctor means going to your primary or general physician for a regular check-up. However, some medical conditions and warning signs, such as those involving the gastrointestinal system (GI), require more specialized diagnosis and care.

Digestive Problems After Gallbladder Surgery
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Digestive Problems After Gallbladder Surgery

Any type of surgery, no matter how small, comes with risk factors and side effects post-operation. Most patients with typical gallbladder operations usually have little