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My Acid Reflux Affects My Life Daily: Can You Help? Dec 6th, 2022

For some people, acid reflux is something that happens occasionally. For others, acid reflux is chronic and severe enough to cause problems in day-to-day life.  Gastroenterology specialist Dr. Vikram S. Jayanty helps patients in and around the Houston, Texas, area manage conditions like acid reflux. This common digestive issue typically happens when...

Can IBS Be Managed with a Diet? Nov 1st, 2022

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a digestive disorder that can cause stomach pain, bloating, constipation, and diarrhea, among other symptoms. It’s a common condition that can strike at any age. Fortunately, IBS is manageable through diet and lifestyle changes.  Gastroenterology specialist Dr. Vikram S. Jayanty possesses decades of experience diagnosing and treating...

Who Needs an Endoscopy? Oct 1st, 2022

Your gastroenterologist may advise having an endoscopy for various reasons. Using this quick technique, the doctor can view the lining and walls of the whole GI tract, from the esophagus and stomach to the intestines and the rectum.  For nearly 40 years, digestive specialist Dr. Vikram S. Jayanty has provided...

What No One Told You About Crohn's Disease Sep 1st, 2022

Sleep is crucial for good health. Lack of quality sleep is associated with a host of health issues including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, hypertension, and other chronic disorders. It’s also important when it comes to reaching and maintaining a healthy weight.  At BodyLogicMD, Dr. Anita Petruzzelli helps her patients reach an optimal level of...

Here's Why You Shouldn't Ignore Heartburn Aug 1st, 2022

For most people, heartburn is an occasional issue, but some experience persistent symptoms. If you’re in the second group, it’s crucial that you pay attention to your symptoms and visit a digestive specialist. Untreated chronic heartburn can cause a variety of health problems, some serious. Vikram S. Jayanty, MD is a...

How to Adjust Your Diet when You Have IBS Jul 1st, 2022

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) can cause distressing symptoms such as diarrhea, bloating, and abdominal cramps that interfere with your daily life. Identifying and avoiding foods that aggravate your symptoms is key to managing IBS.  If you’ve been diagnosed with or have symptoms of IBS, it’s vital to discuss helpful dietary changes...

Are Your Digestion Troubles Irritable Bowel Syndrome? Jun 1st, 2022

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common digestive condition that impacts the colon. Most people experience digestive troubles at some point in their lives, but it’s usually short-lived and resolves on its own. If you’re dealing with digestive issues that haven’t resolved, or seem to resolve only to return, it’s...

7 Tips to Help Control Your Acid Reflux Symptoms May 1st, 2022

If you have acid reflux, you’re all too familiar with the burning throat and chest discomfort it causes. Acid reflux occurs when the lower esophageal sphincter (LES), the valve between the food pipe and the stomach, fails to close tightly after eating, allowing stomach acid to leak into the food...

Common Diet Recommendations for Those Living with Crohn’s Disease Apr 1st, 2022

A diagnosis of Crohn’s disease requires some adjustments to your diet and lifestyle to reduce flare-ups. Whether you’re newly diagnosed, or looking for ways to better manage this inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), working closely with a digestive specialist is invaluable.  Gastroenterologist Vikram Jayanty, MD specializes in diagnosing and managing a...

What to Expect During and After Your First Colonoscopy Mar 11th, 2022

As you get older, there are a number of preventive health screenings you should have to protect your physical wellness. A colonoscopy is one of those tests. As an experienced gastroenterologist, Vikram S. Jayanty, MD, PA, offers comprehensive colonoscopy services to lower your risk factors for colorectal cancer complications. Dr....