At the Katz Institute for Women's Health, we see women’s health differently. And we’re a champion for women's health and wellness. As your trusted partner, we’re here to help you take charge of your own health and wellness. Check back each month for tips and insights from our experts so you’ll be in the know.
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 , 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)
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