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Acid Reflux Disease (GERD)

Causes of Acid Reflux Disease & Treatment for GERD

Many people think of heartburn as a minor health problem, but it can sometimes be a symptom of the more serious ailment known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Commonly referred to as acid reflux disease, GERD is a condition that affects many people worldwide. Despite their prevalence, GERD and acid reflux disease can be treated.

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Acid Reflux Disease Surgery

Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication & GERD

Gastroesophageal reflux disease, also known as GERD, or the less-severe acid reflux disease cause people around the world pain through heartburn, regurgitation and indigestion. Mild cases of heartburn or acid reflux disease can be treated with over-the-counter or prescription medication, but severe cases require surgery.

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Bariatric Surgeon

Surgical Expertise to Treat Obesity

In treating obesity, sometimes lifestyle changes aren't enough. There are surgical procedures available, but navigating through the ins and outs of each one is difficult. It is critical to find a surgeon that you trust to discuss the specifics in order to find the one that is best for you.

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Basal Metabolic Rate

Calculate & Understand the Meaning of BMR

Even though it may not feel like it, your body is always in motion. It takes plenty of fuel (calories) to keep your body running normally as it digests food, pumps blood through your body, makes your lungs move, and more. The number of calories your body burns at rest is known as your basal metabolic rate (BMR).

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Calories and Weight Gain

Could Counting Calories be all it Takes to Shed Pounds?

Eat this, don't eat that, this is good, that is bad; how are we supposed to make any sense of the countless diets out there? Do any of them even work? There is evidence to suggest a much easier way to lose weight and keep it off. Simply counting calories.

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Complex Hernia Repair Surgery

Surgically Repair Recurrent Hernias

A hernia occurs when your organs break free from their surrounding tissue. Complex hernia surgery is required after recurrent hernias continue to escape their confining tissue even after hernia repair surgery. An experienced surgeon can repair a complex hernia with surgery to prevent its recurrence and to strengthen the abdominal wall.

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da Vinci Robotic Surgery

A Minimally-Invasive Procedure with Fewer Infections and Faster Recovery

The da Vinci surgical system is an alternative to traditional surgery involving fewer, smaller incisions and minimized exposure to bacteria. With reduced pain medication, less scarring and blood loss, faster recovery and fewer wound healing complications, da Vinci robotic surgery can be safer for patients with diabetes, obesity, blood-clotting issues or other conditions that create higher risk with traditional surgery.

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Insulin, Blood-Sugar and What to Know

Diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs when there are high levels of sugar in your blood. If blood sugar levels are not within a healthy balance, both short-term and long-term problems can occur; this is why seeking diabetes treatment is imperative to maintain your overall health.

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Duodenal Switch Surgery

Aggressive Weight Loss Surgery for Minimizing Stomach Size and Caloric Absorption

A duodenal switch is a bariatric procedure that involves a 70% reduction of the stomach, aiding weight loss by causing patients to feel full faster. The duodenal switch not only physically reduces stomach size, it also significantly limits nutrient entry into the bloodstream.

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Extreme Weight Loss - Pros & Cons | Weight Loss

Extreme Weight Loss is Real, But Are Your Expectations?

Extreme weight loss has received enormous media attention over the years. It seems as though each week, a new story surfaces claiming to hold the key to losing weight. However, so much is lost under the gloss and glimmer of pop culture that the truth may be hard to stomach.

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Food Pyramid

Recommended Daily Amounts of Healthy Foods

There are many tools available to help you make wise food choices. Starting in 1992, United States health officials introduced the Food Pyramid, a visual eating guide divided into six food group sections. Larger sections along the bottom featured foods you should eat more of, and higher fat or less healthy foods took their place at the very top of the pyramid.

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Gallbladder Removal Surgery

Remove Your Unhealthy Gallbladder for Sustained Pain Relief

Gallbladder surgery involves removing a diseased gallbladder. This can be due to something as major as gallbladder cancer, or it can be due to gallstones or other difficulties. A simple gallbladder surgery that doesn't involve cancer or other complicating factors can usually be done as an outpatient surgery.

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Gallbladder Stones & Gallstones Treatment

Cholesterol and Pigment Stones May Be Causing Your Pain

When there is too much cholesterol or bilirubin in your bile, pain-inducing gallstones can form in your gallbladder. There are several ways to treat gallstones, including medications to dissolve them, taking preventive measures, or in more serious instances of pain, removal of the gallbladder through open or laparoscopic surgery.

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Gastric Balloon Weight Loss Surgery

Jumpstart Your Weight Loss--Embark on a Healthy Journey to Wellness

When weight loss seems futile, enter the gastric balloon weight loss surgery - a balloon inserted in the stomach and inflated to make less room for food and trick your body into feeling full faster. The procedure is designed to "bridge the gap" between normal diet and exercise and aggressive weight loss surgery.

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Gastric Bypass Surgery

A Surgical Procedure to Shrink the Size of the Stomach

Gastric bypass surgery is a weight loss procedure that reduces stomach size and reroutes the small intestine. It results in your food intake being reduced, and also causes the food you ingest to be rerouted through the digestive system, reducing food and nutrient absorption.

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Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Reduce the Size of Your Stomach to Lose Significant Weight

The gastric sleeve surgery is a bariatric procedure which reduces the size of your stomach by up to 80 percent. The result is a sleeve-shaped stomach which holds less food than prior to surgery. Ideal for those with a BMI higher than 40, the gastric sleeve procedure can help you lose substantial weight.

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Insulin Resistance Treatment

Prediabetes and Insulin Resistance

Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas. Insulin helps to regulate the amount of sugar in the blood. Insulin resistance is a condition in which cells fail to absorb and respond to insulin, leading to a rise in blood sugar levels. Insulin resistance is also referred to as prediabetes.

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LAP-BAND Total Care Weight Loss Surgery

Proven, Effective Medical Weight Loss Surgery

LAP-BAND weight loss surgery can help you achieve substantial weight loss to become healthier and happier. Through the use of the Total Care System, your bariatric surgeon can help you meet your weight loss goals with a comprehensive physical and dietary recommendations.

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LAP-BAND Weight Loss Surgery

Gastric Banding Bariatric Surgery

LAP-BAND is a type of bariatric surgery used to treat obesity. This is done by slowing the amount of food that comes in to the stomach using a gastric banding device. The device is inserted laparoscopically, meaning it is one of the least-invasive types of weight-loss surgery available.

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Lose Excess Fat

Fat Reduction Treatment for Love Handles & More

Excess fat is the broad term applied to various problem areas where undesirable or unwanted fat is present. Some of the common terms given to excess fat include love handles, saddlebags, paunches and more. In many cases, excess fat can be treated.

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Medical Weight Loss Programs

A Comprehensive Approach to Weight Loss

A professionally supervised medical weight loss program is the key to your success. With the aid of a structured, holistic, medical approach, weight loss is no longer an insurmountable challenge. Shedding excessive pounds now becomes an achievable goal that can be realized relatively quickly, and most importantly, safely for your health.

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Metabolic Syndrome

Multiple Debilitating Conditions

Metabolic syndrome is a term used to describe a number of disorders that happen all at the same time. If you suffer from metabolic syndrome, it could be due to the genetic makeup you inherited from your parents, problems associated with being overweight, or the result of leading an inactive lifestyle.

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Nutrigenomics Testing

Eating Right for Your Gene-Type

The forming science of nutrigenomics has major implications in treating and preventing diseases like cancer and conditions like obesity. Nutrigenomics is expected to have a major impact on the population, with testing methodologies emerging that can recommend foods and supplements for preventing diseases based on your genetic makeup.

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Nutritional Counseling

A Complete Lifestyle Plan

It's often overlooked, but food plays a major role in your health and wellness. Making the correct choices on what to eat can improve your overall physical and mental fitness, and can even help mitigate certain illnesses.

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Nutritional Support for Depression

Food as Medicine for Your Depression

Depression is overwhelming and can negatively affect your overall health - your mental wellbeing, after all, is largely responsible for powering your physical health. Naturally combat depressive symptoms by introducing healthy foods to optimize brain function and in turn positively influence your mood.

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Understand Weight Gain and Learn How to Lose It

Obesity is a major challenge for people from all walks of life. While this condition can sometimes seem insurmountable, we can help you overcome obesity and feel great about your weight.

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Outpatient Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery

Sustained Weight Loss through Minimally-Invasive Procedures

With over 15 million Americans considered obese, bariatric weight loss surgery has quickly become an ideal option to sustain substantial weight loss. If you are obese and want to lose weight, a less invasive outpatient bariatric procedure can help you achieve your goals while shortening your recovery time and lowering surgical risks.

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Understand the Health Risks of Excess Weight

Carrying too much body fat can increase your risk for a variety of health complications. Heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure and many other conditions can be directly linked to being overweight.

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Portion Control

Understand Healthy Portions for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

The challenge of taking in fewer calories leaves many men and women wondering just how much they should be eating-and most people are taking in too much. This makes portion control a crucial part of any healthy eating or weight loss plan.

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Robotic Hernia Surgery

A Minimally-Invasive Surgery Involving a Surgical Robot

A robotic hernia repair is a surgery in which a skilled surgeon is assisted by a state-of-the-art robotic system that allows for greater precision because of its 3D high-definition system. The system also allows your healthcare provider to operate with enhanced dexterity and control.

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Running for Weight Loss

Cardio for Burning Calories & Losing Weight

Running and weight loss go hand-in-hand, but it's important to pace yourself. Experts say you will need to run more slowly and for longer-at least thirty minutes-and at least three to four times a week to see any real benefit from running.

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Speed Up Metabolism

Speed Up Your Metabolism Safely

Metabolism is the complex process your body uses to change the food and drink you take in into energy. Most of the processes that make up your body's metabolism are natural and happening inside your body without any effort-they are not something you can control.

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vBloc Therapy for Weight Loss

Stimulating the Vagus Nerve to Block Hunger Signals

vBloc therapy for weight loss involves a minimally-invasive surgery in which a pacemaker-like device is implanted laparoscopically under the skin to stimulate the vagus nerve via electromagnetic pulse. The pulse inhibits or blocks hunger signals normally sent by the vagus nerve to the brain, which in turn increases feelings of satiety and reduces hunger between meals.

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Vitamin B12 Deficiency

Restore Your Body's Natural Levels

Vitamin B12 deficiency can lead to depression, paranoia and delusions, memory loss, incontinence, loss of taste and smell and more. The body needs B12 to make red blood cells, nerves, DNA and carry out other functions. Vitamin B12 is not produced by the body, it only consumed in animal products.

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Weight Gain

Lose Weight Now

Weight gain can sometimes happen for no apparent reason, even to seemingly healthy adults who maintain regular exercise. There are a number of weight gain causes that contribute to this increase including stress, poor sleep, aging and pregnancy. The most effective weight gain treatment is a medical weight loss program.

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Weight Loss Clinic

Lose Weight With the Help of a Weight Loss Expert

Diet and exercise just not cutting it? It might be time for a visit to a weight loss clinic. Weight loss clinics employ healthcare professionals dedicated to helping you reach your target weight safely, providing such services as nutritional counseling, appetite suppressants and diet and exercise programs.

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Weight Loss Motivation

The Secrets of Healthy Weight Loss & Fitness

Staying motivated to lose weight can be difficult thanks to daily temptations and busy schedules. If you are struggle with weight loss motivation, there are plenty of options to help. Personal motivation can be improved by focusing on the good, setting goals and rewarding yourself are all very helpful.

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Weight Loss Plateau Solutions

Break Through to a New, Healthy You

Patients often reach their weight loss plateau after long periods of eating right and exercising. Weight loss plateau is a normal part of losing weight, though it can be frustrating. To lose more weight patients will often have to decrease calories, increase activity and change your habits.

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Weight Loss Surgery

Advanced Surgical Options for Weight Loss & Healthy Living

Weight loss surgery helps those who are obese lose weight in a healthy way. Surgery for weight loss requires a commitment to lifestyle changes, new and improved eating habits and commitment to a healthy lifestyle. The four most common weight loss procedure is a gastric bypass procedure.

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