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Dining Out and Your Digestive System

Whether grabbing a quick bite between appointments, meeting co-workers or clients for lunch, or dining out with family and friends at night, we all tend to go out to eat a few times a week. Read More →

 


 

Four Digestive Myths Debunked.

Bubble gum takes years to digest. Smoking alleviates heartburn. Swimming after eating causes cramps. These are just a few myths that have been debunked over time. Read More →

 


 

To Eat or Not to Eat.

Creating an exercise regimen for yourself is challenge enough, but knowing what to eat or not to eat is another question entirely. Eating before and after a workout can be good for performance, fitness and health. Read More →

 


 

Safe Summer Snacking.

Dining al fresco is one of the joys of summer...cookouts, picnics and pool parties. But as the temperature rises, so does your chance of getting sick from contaminated food. Read More →

 


 

Can You Change the Future? In a Word, Yes.

Would you want to know your future? It’s a big question. And upon consideration, a lot of people would rather not know. Read More →

 


 

Eating Healthy on the Road

Eating healthy has always been challenging for the typical business traveler. Grabbing quick bites on the road or at the airport, days filled with business lunches and dinners, skipped meals, packed schedules, long hours with little time for cooking — it all adds up to a recipe for an unhealthy lifestyle. Read More →

 


 

Work-Related Stress and Your Digestive Health

From the job candidate who feels "butterflies in her stomach" before an interview, to the decision-maker who relies on "gut feelings," the connection between your mind and your stomach is undeniable Read More →

 


 

Spring Clean Your System

While you’re cleaning out your garage and cabinets this spring, keep this in mind: it’s not just your living space that needs a spring cleaning. Read More →

 


 

A Lot to Digest

While you can digest almost any type of food, changes in food processing and preparation — not to mention lifestyles — mean we don't always react well to everything we eat. Here’s a quick guide to what's best and worst when it comes to keeping your system running smoothly. Read More →

 


 

Surviving the Holiday Table

Every holiday season, we get together with family to celebrate. And inevitably, some of us will suffer from some kind of stomach upset. So here are a few tips to keep your digestive system healthy through the holidays. Read More →

 


 

Aging and Digestive Health

As you age, so does your digestive system. An astonishing 2 out of 5 older adults struggle with at least one age related digestive symptom a year. Being aware of some of the digestive health problems that occur as we get older can make the transition a little easier. Here are a couple of the most common. Read More →

 


 

Give Yourself the Gift of Life

Here’s a simple but startling fact: the majority of deaths from colorectal cancer could be prevented if every adult age 50 or older got tested. Sadly, that message falls on deaf ears for millions of us. Read More →

 


 

Your Summer Gut Check

A lot of the activities that make summer so memorable can also play havoc with your digestive system. Here are a few tips to help you avoid trouble and still enjoy all that summer has to offer. Read More →

 


 

Give Yourself the Gift of Life

Some of the things that can compromise your system and shorten your life are also the most preventable. Some of the things that steal us away from our loved ones are also the most preventable. So buying more time with the people who matter starts with a visit to Gastroenterology of Southern Indiana. Read More →

 


 

Navigating the Holiday Menu Maze

Hosting a holiday meal is not for the faint of heart. And as the guest list grows, so does the list of dietary restrictions. Read More →

 


 

How Exercise Effects Your Digestive System

Everyone knows how important exercise is for your body. But exercise affects your digestive system in many ways — some good and some not so good. And different types of exercise have different effects on the digestive system. Read More →

 


 

Yoga And Your Digestive System

Sometimes overeating can leave us feeling heavy and bloated, just lying on the couch. We have our digestive systems for thank for that. Sometimes trying to digest a big meal brings problems like gas, acid reflux and even constipation. Read More →

 


 

GSI is One of Ten Practices Selected for Mayo Clinic Trial.

Gastroenterology of Southern Indiana is one of ten practices in the entire country selected to participate in a trial being conducted by the prestigious Mayo Clinic in an effort to prevent colorectal cancer. Read More →

 


 

Colon Cancer - The Silent Killer

Imagine sleeping in your bed peacefully and waking up the next morning with a large boa constrictor wrapped around your neck. Even if it didn’t squeeze too hard, you would take precautions to ensure that an enormous snake never entered your home again! Read More →