Gastric Balloon

Should I get a Gastric Balloon?

Published on: Oct 26, 2018

What is a Gastric Balloon? A gastric balloon is a saline-filled silicone balloon placed in the stomach. Saline is a simple salt solution that poses no threat to the body and saline has been used in a ...

Running and Digestion Problems

Does Running Help Digestion?

Published on: Sep 24, 2018

People suffering chronic gastrointestinal issues may occasionally face an onset of symptoms during or after vigorous exercise. In general, exercising regularly supports long-term health and may even ease symptoms over time, but individual episodes will vary. Why Does ...

Is Acid Reflux Genetic

Is Acid Reflux Genetic?

Published on: Aug 29, 2018

What is Acid Reflux? Acid reflux is a digestive issue that occurs when stomach content flows back from the stomach and into the esophagus. Because of the high acidic content, this causes a burning pain in the chest. You ...

Vacation Digestion Health

Three Foods to Help with Digestion on Vacation

Published on: Jul 30, 2018

Everyone can benefit from an enjoyable vacation now and then, but it can present some minor health challenges – especially when it comes to your digestive health. When you travel, your immune system has to work overtime ...

Summer Diet Tips

A Summer Diet to Help with My Digestion

Published on: Jun 30, 2018

Your digestive system is responsible for delivering and absorbing nutrients and ridding the body of its unwanted waste. But particularly during the summer, your digestion may have problems and you may be bloated, constipated, or have other ...

Lactose Intolerance

Am I Lactose Intolerant?

Published on: May 23, 2018

What Does It Mean to Be Lactose Intolerant? Lactose intolerance is a condition caused by a deficiency of the intestinal enzyme lactase. This enzyme is responsible for helping your body to safely and efficiently digest food products ...

The good and bad of Gluten Free Diets

The Good, Bad and Ugly of a Gluten-Free Diet

Published on: Apr 30, 2018

Many people have chosen to follow a gluten-free diet, which has become rather trendy in the past few years. Although this type of eating plan is essential for patients who have been diagnosed with celiac disease, many ...

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Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) and Dementia

Published on: May 03, 2016

In early February 2016, there were multiple news reports about proton pump inhibitors (one of the classes of medications we use to treat acid reflux) and dementia risk in the elderly. The media attention came from an ...

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Announcing the Launch of Our New Website & Blog

Published on: Oct 22, 2015

Gotham Medical Associates, a practice dedicated to personalized care in diagnosing and providing relief for a wide range of gastric symptoms, is pleased to unveil a brand new look on the web with our website that launched this ...

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