What Can I Eat With Diverticulitis?

Progressive Gastroenterology

Diverticulitis is a serious infection of the bowel wall caused by rupture of a small pocket leading to inflammation, tenderness, pain, and often fever and difficulty with passage of the bowel. It is an acute illness, occurring suddenly but takes a long time to resolve. On the other hand the condition of having the pockets […]

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Is it Just Heartburn or Something to Worry About?

Subscribe now to learn the signs you should be paying attention to for serious damage in the esophagus. What do you need to know about risks for esophageal cancer? It turns out that what you don't feel can truly hurt you.

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Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Reflux Center of Long Island

The leading cause of swallowing difficulties in young adults is an allergic disorder we rarely saw before 2001. Now I see patients with this disorder nearly everyday. Eosinophilic Esophagitis, is a disorder characterized by difficulty swallowing due to allergies to food. The esophagus is the food pipe between the throat and the stomach that sits […]

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Do I Have a Hiatal Hernia?


We are able to eliminate the hiatal hernia, reduce acid reflux, non-acid reflux, and Laryngopharyngeal Reflux without the use of medications 80% of the time. It is simply fantastic to be able to offer these solutions beyond what medications can achieve.

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How Do We Determine The Cause Of My Chest Pain?

Non-Cardiac Chest Pain

Suffering from chest pain, but your doctor says it is not your heart. 150,000 Americans each year have normal heart catheterization. Even more come to the Emergency room or are admitted for evaluation of their heart, when their chest pain is in fact not caused by any blockage of the arteries. The leading cause of […]

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Plavix and Proton Pump Inhibitors | Your risks of heart attacks on PPI revealed.

Plavix and Proton Pump Inhibitor

My cardiologist told me to stop Nexium because I have a coronary artery stent and take Plavix. Now my reflux is much worse. What should I do? Patients with coronary artery disease, often require stents to be placed to improve blood flow to the heart, prevent angina, and protect against a heart attack. Patients with […]

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How Should I Take My Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI)?


Proton Pump Inhibitors are potent blockers of production of stomach acid. They are truly remarkable medications and have provided hundreds of millions of people relief from heartburn and ulcers. PPIs ┬áhave had a major impact in prevention of cancer of the stomach and esophagus. Although you swallow the pill and it goes into your stomach, […]

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