Posts From the monthly archives: "October 2010"

You have probably seen the ads on TV that talk about the good bacteria in your gastrointestinal system (GI system). They are selling products that help reduce gas, bloating, constipation, etc. You’ve probably asked if these products work and why you may need them in the first place. Your GI system is your small…(Read More)

When we are trying to change a habit or behavior, and we think about doing something new, we often think, “yeah, but I always. . . ” and fill in the blank. “I always lose my control at buffets.” “I always have to eat three cookies at the company lunch.” “I always give up my…(Read More)

A new program has started in Houston sponsored by the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association – Houston DINEs. One of the main goals of Houston DINEs to get get calorie information at the point of purchase in restaurants. This type of information is going to be required soon for restaurants with 20+…(Read More)

Since Halloween is fast approaching, I thought I’d re-send a previous email about how to deal with Halloween candy with a few modifications.  Enjoy! The Halloween candy is appearing everywhere you look!  YIKES!  I find it hard to stay out of the candy jars and bags, so I’ve learned not to even…(Read More)

Carbs are NOT Evil


Carbohydrates get such a bad reputation. The low-carb craze we had a few years ago got people really focusing on carbohydrates and thinking that they are evil and lead to weight gain or the inability to lose weight. Guess what. . .carbs are not evil. Carbohydrates provide the preferred fuel source for our muscles and…(Read More)

Work With

Dr. Penny

My goal is help you take control of your triggers so you can lead a normal life. I’ve had Irritable Bowel Syndrome for over 14 years. I’ve been told, “It’s all in your head.” And, “You just need to figure out what’s causing your symptoms” without being provided any help to figure it out. I’ve finally gotten my symptoms under control. I want to help you do the same thing. I want to help you get your life back.

Work With Dr. Penny More About Dr. Penny