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Gastrointestinal health for women

Women are unique when it comes to gastrointestinal (GI) health. Some digestive problems are more common in women, and some affect women differently than men. There are also life events exclusive to women that may cause GI issues, such as menstruation, pregnancy, childbirth and menopause.

At the new Gastrointestinal Health Center for Women, we address the unique needs of women and their gastrointestinal health and provide expert care in treating digestive issues including:

  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Chronic pelvic pain
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Liver disease
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
  • Constipation

We don't just treat existing conditions—we also take a proactive approach to keeping you and your family healthy. There are many ways to incorporate healthy habits to optimize our food choices to ensure you’re getting the nutrients you need. Consider what you eat on a daily basis and how you can make positive changes to your diet to maintain good health. Here are five nutrition strategies you can start today that can make a long-term positive difference in your health and wellness.

  • Eat more fruits and vegetables
  • Reduce sugar intake
  • Eat more fish
  • Choose whole grains over refined grains
  • Limit processed foods
Insights from our experts
Learn about gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), caused by frequent acid reflux and what you can do about it.
Find out how liver disease impacts women and how to prevent it from our experts.
Learn the difference between celiac disease and gluten sensitivity.

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