Grill Food Poisoning off the Menu

Summertime is the time to grill. But grilling is made for sharing, and who better to share all that scrumptious yumminess with than friends and family at a picnic? Afterwards it’s card games, tossing a Frisbee around, a dip in the pool, telling inside jokes, and… Food poisoning? No one wants food poisoning on the…

You, Your Gut, and Jet Lag

It’s summertime! The travel bug is in the air. Maybe you’ve made travel plans already, now that the kids have finished the school year. Maybe you’ve been looking forward to a summer abroad program with your university. Or maybe you’re still deciding where exactly to go for the perfect summertime getaway. Travel across several time…

No Hidden Costs at GIH

Here at GastroIntestinal Healthcare, we pride ourselves on providing each patient a smooth, caring experience, from when you step out of your car in the parking lot until you step back into the car after your appointment (hopefully with a satisfied smile on your face!). We also pride ourselves on giving top notch quality care…

The Bowel Through the Ages

If you’re among the many who suffer from bowel illness, you know how that illness affects your life, from getting up and taking your medication every day to hospital visits if symptoms become severe. Your bowel has controlled some part of your personal history. And we here at GastroIntestinal Healthcare hope you are writing your…

The Most Common Food Intolerance Worldwide

Pop quiz! Which of the following is the most common food intolerance worldwide? Gluten (wheat) Lactose (dairy) Soy Sulfites (preservatives) None of the above If you guessed lactose, you’re right. Let’s take a look at this common culprit for digestive issues. What is lactose intolerance? This is a condition where the body is unable to…