15
May.

Barrett’s Esophagus vs. Acid Reflux: Differentiating Between Conditions

Barrett’s esophagus and acid reflux can affect the esophagus. These two conditions may seem similar, but they are distinct in their causes, symptoms, and implications for long-term health. Understanding the differences between Barrett’s esophagus and acid reflux can help you manage these conditions. Barrett’s Esophagus vs. Acid Reflux Barrett’s esophagus is a condition in which the […]


Read More
15
Apr.

What Is Rubber Band Ligation for Hemorrhoids?

Firefighters know that if you can cut off the oxygen supply to a fire, you can extinguish the flames. Similarly, cutting off the blood supply to painful hemorrhoids causes them to shrink and fall off. This discovery led to the development of rubber band ligation for hemorrhoids, a minimally invasive treatment option to remove internal hemorrhoids […]


Read More
15
Mar.

The Effects of Probiotics & Prebiotics in Gut Health

Gut health is a complex topic. Due to the number of bacteria living in your gut, the advice can be wildly misleading and, in some cases, inaccurate. We’ll look at what we know about the subject so you’re more likely to make better decisions about your long-term health. What To Know About Probiotics The word probiotics […]


Read More
15
Feb.

Common Causes of Constipation

Constipation is an ongoing inability to defecate or difficulty passing stool. While many people struggle with constipation at some point in their lives, the sudden onset of constipation can indicate a gastrointestinal condition that requires treatment. What Causes Constipation?  Various conditions can cause constipation; it can also be a side effect of some medications or occur from […]


Read More
15
Jan.

When to See a Gastroenterologist in NYC

When you notice changes to your digestive system or bowel habits, consulting with your doctor can be a good idea. If you live with a condition like acid reflux or colitis, any changes to your symptoms could merit an appointment with a gastroenterologist in NYC. These specialists understand the complexities of your digestive system and can […]


Read More
15
Dec.

Why You May Need a Colonoscopy

A colonoscopy is a common procedure to examine the colon. Typically, people associate colonoscopy with those over a certain age. Still, the screening and diagnostic tool can help many, regardless of age.  Learn what factors can influence your need for a colonoscopy and, if you need one, how to schedule the procedure.  What Can a Colonoscopy Help […]


Read More
15
Nov.

What to Know About Your Esophageal pH Balance

If you suspect you have acid reflux, then it’s important to understand esophageal pH monitoring. This is a test that measures the levels of acid in your esophagus, which can determine whether you have acid reflux, also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).  The esophagus is a tube of muscle that connects your mouth to your […]


Read More
15
Oct.

 Is It Heartburn or Something More?

Heartburn can be caused by a variety of factors. It is usually directly related to something you ate or drank, such as spicy food, soda, or caffeinated beverages. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is not the same as heartburn. While the two terms may seem interchangeable, GERD usually requires some form of intervention, albeit medicinal or […]


Read More
15
Sep.

Tired of Your Hemorrhoids? Ligation Can Help

Hemorrhoids can be a source of discomfort and irritation, impacting one’s quality of life. These swollen and inflamed veins in the lower rectum and anus can cause various symptoms. Left untreated, they can worsen and become prolapsed.  Among the treatment options available for internal hemorrhoids is rubber band ligation, or band ligation, a common procedure that […]


Read More
15
Aug.

Understanding Variceal Banding

To understand variceal banding, we must first understand what variceal bleeding is, which is the bleeding that occurs in the digestive tract from enlarged veins. This bleeding can pose many threats to your health and well-being, and it can be life-threatening. Read on to learn more about what variceal banding is, and how this medical […]


Read More

Digestive Disease Treatment + Gastrointestinal Services + Endoscopic Procedures

Accredited by Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc.
Thank you. We will get back to you as soon as possible.