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Jesse P. Houghton

Medical Reviewer Member of the SingleCare Medical Board
Jesse P. Houghton was born and raised in New Jersey, becoming the first physician in his entire family. He earned his medical degree from New Jersey Medical School (Now Rutgers Medical School) in 2002. He then went on to complete his residency in Internal Medicine and his fellowship in Gastroenterology at the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in 2005 and 2008, respectively. He moved to southern Ohio in 2012, and has been practicing at Southern Ohio Medical Center, as the Senior Medical Director of Gastroenterology, since that time. He is also an Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at the Ohio University School of Osteopathic Medicine. He has been in practice for 12 years, and has remained board certified in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology for his entire career. He has lent his expertise to dozens of online articles in the medical field.
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Articles

What’s the best diet for inflammation?
Wellness

Best diet for inflammation

If you have chronic inflammation, eating the right foods can help your body heal. Here’s where to start.
Everything you need to know about diabetes in men
Health Education

Signs of diabetes in men

This condition affects 11% of the male population—these are the symptoms
Sucralfate side effects and how to avoid them
Drug Info

Sucralfate side effects and how to avoid them

Constipation is the most common sucralfate side effect, but there are some contraindications you should be aware of
How to treat heartburn during pregnancy
Drug Info

Treating heartburn during pregnancy

Here are 8 natural remedies for treating GERD—and what you should do if they don’t work
The best diet for acid reflux: 3 foods to eat—and 10 to avoid
Wellness

The best diet for acid reflux

Changing what you eat can help with symptoms of GERD
Feeling bloated? 11 home remedies that work
Health Education

11 home remedies for bloating

Baking soda and water is the latest health fad on TikTok. This is what actually works.
6 health conditions that exercise prevents
Wellness

6 health conditions that exercise prevents

Working out can reduce your risk for these chronic diseases—and improve symptoms
Do immunosuppressants affect the COVID vaccine?
News

The COVID vax and immunosuppressants

Learn how being immunosuppressed impacts the efficacy of vaccines
The best diet for high cholesterol
Wellness

The best diet for high cholesterol

To reduce your risk of heart disease and high blood pressure, add these 6 foods to your daily meals—and avoid these 5
Does potassium affect your blood pressure?
Health Education

Does potassium affect your blood pressure?

This powerhouse mineral can help reverse hypertension in several ways
The best diet for hemochromatosis
Wellness

The best diet for hemochromatosis

If you have iron overload, you don’t have to completely cut it out of your diet. Here’s where to start.