Category Archives: Crohn’s disease

Treating Childhood Ear Infections with Antibiotics Increases risk for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

A recent article in Pediatrics reports that exposure to antibiotics during childhood is associated with the development of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). IBD is a group of inflammatory conditions that affect the digestive tract. The major forms are Cohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. They are very different diseases but may both present with abdominal pain, […]

Watch me tomorrow on the TV show “The Doctors”

Tomorrow (Thursday, October 11th) I will be on  “The Doctors” with my colleague, Dr. Myles Spar. We discuss how eating an anti-inflammatory diet can improve  health, eliminate pain and prevent disease. One of my patients, Laura, will also be on the show documenting how following  Akasha’s 3-week cleanse, along with drinking an anti-inflammatory protein smoothie […]