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Brooklyn, NY doctor explains the effects of a leaky gut


the effect of leaky gut in overall health Brooklyn NY area

Your gut is the gateway to your health! Nearly 80% of your immune system is devoted to the gut, as does most of your serotonin (the chemical responsible for your feelings of happiness). A healthy gut can often be linked to overall health. So, what does a “healthy gut” mean, and more importantly, what does it look like when your gut isn’t healthy? In the following article, we’ll look at the effects of a condition called “leaky gut” and how that can impact overall wellness. If you are in the Brooklyn, NY area and would like to learn more about … Continue reading

Brooklyn doctor examines reasons for aging skin and helpful ways to treat and prevent it


Reasons for Aging Skin and How to Treat and Prevent in Brooklyn area area

Did you know that the health and makeup of your intestinal bacteria plays a major role in the strength of your immune system? The bacteria that is located in your gut is like its own internal ecosystem and when there is a disruption to the balance of good and  bad bacteria, it can contribute to a number of chronic conditions such as autoimmune disorders, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, metabolic syndrome, and more. So, what does this have to do with treating and preventing aging skin? Well, a lot. Chances are you you’ve heard of probiotics and the benefits of eating … Continue reading

Brooklyn patients ask, “What is SIBO and how is it diagnosed?”


What is SIBO in Brooklyn area

If you’ve ever experienced bloating that was so bad that you could barely keep your pants buttoned, you could potentially have a condition known as Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth or SIBO. SIBO occurs when the bacteria overgrow in the small intestines, causing an unbalance. When individuals in Brooklyn come to Atlantic Gastroenterology with symptoms such as abdominal cramping, gas, bloating, vitamin B12 deficiency and diarrhea, we often recommend lab testing for SIBO. What is SIBO? To understand SIBO, it’s important to understand the role of bacteria in the GI tract. Healthy gut bacteria are important for overall health, thyroid function, … Continue reading


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