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A Diet That Helps Fight Crohn’s Disease Inflammation

Treating Crohn’s disease involves controlling inflammation, as data suggests a diet with less processed foods, refined sugar and unhealthy fat can help. This is more Mediterranean vs. traditional Western diet. These choices offer protective properties and are part of a nutrient-rich diet: 1.  Protein foods help rebuild and heal the [...]

Crohn’s: How to Get an Accurate Diagnosis

When stomach cramps and other bathroom distress seem to trouble you over and over, it might be more than just the lunchtime burrito or nerves. For about 700,000 Americans, these are the signs of Crohn’s disease, a chronic inflammation of the digestive tract. Crohn’s – which, with colitis, is an [...]

New Armband Device, in Study, Delivers Relief for Migraine Sufferers

Most migraine sufferers have tried it all – medications, injections, resting in dark, quiet places – but a Hartford HealthCare headache specialist calls an armband device delivering electrical pulses a potential “revolutionary” new treatment for acute care. Dr. Brian Grosberg, director of the Hartford HealthCare Headache Center, was the principal [...]

Dr. José Orellana joins Hartford HealthCare Medical Group in Southington

Primary care physician José R. Orellana, MD, MBA has joined the team at the Hartford HealthCare Medical Group in Southington. Dr. Orellana is well-versed in all aspects of internal medicine, with particular interests in thyroid disease, colon cancer prevention, diabetes mellitus, inflammatory bowel disease and peptic ulcer disease. He is [...]

A Dietary Strategy for Your Super Bowl Party (And A Super Turkey Chili Recipe)

What does the Super Bowl have in common with Christmas, birthdays, anniversaries and weddings? A lot of food that might not be good for you. Root for your favorite team — and let’s assume that’s the New England Patriots — but make sure you handle the gastronomic temptations wisely. Here’s [...]

The Open-Heart Surgery Alternative: Hartford Hospital Doctors Perform 1,000th TAVR

On Jan. 14, the Heart & Vascular Institute‘s structural heart team at Hartford Hospital completed its 1,000th Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement procedure. TAVR is designed to treat aortic valve disease, a common condition that develops as people get older. With aortic valve disease, “the heart is pumping blood through a pinhole,” [...]

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