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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.

Celiac Disease

Best and Worst Foods for Celiac Disease

Celiac disease, a serious autoimmune disorder, affects approximately 1 in 100 individuals worldwide, according to the Celiac Disease Foundation. It is estimated that…

IBS

How to Relieve IBS Pain and Symptoms

IBS, or Irritable Bowel Syndrome, is a common digestive disorder that affects millions of people worldwide. It is characterized by abdominal pain, bloating, constipation, and diarrhea. IBS can be a frustrating and debilitating condition, but there are ways to manage and relieve its symptoms.

Lactose Intolerance

Foods to Avoid with Lactose Intolerance

People with lactose intolerance have difficulty digesting lactose, a sugar found in dairy products. This is due to the lack of lactase enzyme, which breaks the lactose into simpler sugars for absorption.

Celiac Disease

Diagnosis and Treatment of Celiac Disease

Celiac disease is a genetic autoimmune disorder that affects the small intestine. It is triggered by consuming gluten, wheat, barley, and rye protein. When someone with celiac disease consumes gluten, their immune system responds by attacking the small intestine.

Gastritis

What is Gastritis, and How is it Treated?

Gastritis is a medical condition that causes inflammation of the stomach lining. A variety of factors, such as infection, excessive alcohol consumption, or prolonged use of certain medications, can cause it.

Constipation

Relieving Constipation with Diet and Exercise

Battling constipation doesn’t have to be a struggle. Simple lifestyle adjustments, such as integrating fiber-rich foods into your diet and engaging in regular exercise, can significantly improve your digestive health. From brisk walking to yoga, and from whole grains to probiotics, learn how to create a regimen that eases constipation and enhances your overall wellbeing. Remember, your journey to relief is unique—our tips are just the starting point. If challenges persist, it’s important to consult your doctor for a personalized approach to your digestive health.

IBS

How Long Does IBS Last?

Struggling with constipation can be frustrating, but with the right dietary choices and a dose of daily exercise, you can keep your digestive system humming along. Dive into our guide for a comprehensive look at combating constipation through a fiber-rich diet, proper hydration, and a tailored exercise routine. Find out how small changes can make a big difference in promoting regular bowel movements and overall gut health, and when it’s time to consult with your doctor for persistent issues.

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