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3 Complications of Untreated Acid Reflux You Should Know

Acid reflux is certainly uncomfortable, but if you experience it frequently, you might have a more serious health issue. Keep reading to find out why you should never ignore acid reflux symptoms if you have them regularly.
Mar 10th, 2023

Acid Reflux and Chest Pain: How Are They Linked?

If you ever experience pain in your chest, you might think it’s just from something you ate. Then again, you might have concerns that you have a heart condition. Here’s how to determine if your symptoms are from acid reflux or a heart-related issue.
Nov 7th, 2022

4 Ways to Make the Most of Your Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery is a powerful pathway to changing your life, but the success of your surgery also depends on your actions afterward. Here is some guidance on what you can do to get the superior results you’re looking for.
Oct 7th, 2022

Why You Shouldn't Ignore Your Hernia Symptoms

If you have signs of a hernia, you should schedule a medical evaluation right away. Ignoring the symptoms can cause further complications down the road, which you can avoid with treatment.
Sep 7th, 2022

5 Reasons Weight Loss Is Understandably Difficult

Let’s face it: Losing weight has its challenges. But getting ahead of the game with knowledge can prepare you and help you have a successful experience and outcome. Keep reading to learn more.
Aug 8th, 2022

Does a Hernia Have To Be Repaired?

If you have a hernia, an accurate diagnosis can give you the answers you need for treatment. Take a moment to learn about the different types of hernias, and find out when surgery might be necessary.
Jul 5th, 2022

What To Expect at Your Appointment for a Breast Biopsy

If you’re scheduled to have a breast biopsy, you might have a few concerns, which is understandable. We’re here to help calm your worries, explain the purpose of a breast biopsy, and talk about how it works.
Jun 1st, 2022

Am I Eligible for Weight Loss Surgery?

If you’ve tried unsuccessfully to lose weight on your own and want to look at other options like weight loss surgery, we can help. But first, take a moment to find out if you might qualify.
May 1st, 2022

5 Tips to Control Acid Reflux Symptoms

Experiencing acid reflux once in a while isn’t cause for concern. But when the discomfort of acid reflux comes two or more times a week, it’s time to get it under control. Here are some tips that can help!
Apr 1st, 2022

Am I at Risk for Gallstones?

Gallstones don’t always cause symptoms, but when they do, you need relief. Keep reading to find out how gallstones develop, how to know if you’re at risk, and how to prevent them.
Mar 1st, 2022

Will Your Hemorrhoids Go Away on Their Own?

While hemorrhoids may heal with steps you can take at home, recurrent or more serious cases of hemorrhoids require medical treatment. Consider visiting our specialists if you have bothersome hemorrhoids symptoms.
Feb 1st, 2022

Am I a Good Candidate for Weight Loss Surgery?

If you are significantly overweight and have tried over and over to slim down with little success, you may be a good candidate for weight loss surgery. Find out if you qualify for these procedures that can drastically improve your long-term health!
Jan 1st, 2022

Which Type of Hernia Do You Have?

Have you ever noticed a bulge in your abdomen that seems to come and go? How about heartburn or difficulty swallowing? Learn more about these and other hernia symptoms, the most common types of hernia, and how they’re treated.
Dec 7th, 2021

How To Enjoy the Holidays After Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery can be a life-changing procedure that dramatically improves how you feel. But if you get your procedure right before the holidays, you might be wondering how it will change the festivities for you this year.
Nov 1st, 2021

How Weight Loss Surgery Remedies Your Type 2 Diabetes

Weight-loss surgery helps you reach a healthier size. And if you have type 2 diabetes, weight loss surgery can reduce or eliminate your need for medication altogether. Here’s what to know about the surgery.
Oct 6th, 2021

Recognizing the Symptoms of Gallbladder Disease

Gallstones are the most common form of gallbladder disease, but they’re not the only type. Most conditions affecting the gallbladder are painful, and some produce intense pain. Recognizing gallbladder pain may help you get the right treatment sooner.
Sep 27th, 2021

Is a Gastric Sleeve Right for Me?

If you’re overweight, you probably know that weight loss can improve your health in many ways. Sometimes regular exercise and eating better aren’t enough to lose those stubborn pounds. Learn how a gastric sleeve may help.
Aug 19th, 2021