Latest Articles by Jenifer K. Lehrer, M.D.
PPI Medication and Childhood Fractures
Did you know that children prescribed proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) have a 22 percent increased risk of fractures?
Crohn's: Promising New Study on Preventing Strictures
Patients with Crohn’s disease often have to deal with intestinal fibrosis but a new study may provide a way to prevent this symptoms and the need for surgeries.
Crohn's Disease: Two Subtypes Discovered by Researchers
Here’s how to understand the two distinct subtypes of Crohn’s disease.
Yo-Yo Dieting Is Bad For Your Health
If you're on the yo-yo diet cycle of constantly losing and regaining weight, you could be doing real harm to your brain, heart, and gut microbiome.
Acid Reflux: Elevating the Head of the Bed Can Help
Elevating the head of the bed is most helpful way to relieve overnight acid reflux.
Reflux: 5 Ways to Banish the Burn
Here are five ways to reduce your reflux without medication.
Early Use of Biologics in IBD
Over time, biologics may help reduce inflammation in the colon and intestines.
How Biologics Help Colitis Over Time
Biologics have shown to be very useful in reducing inflammation.