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Myths and Facts About Gastric Balloons

Gastric balloons can help you lose weight without the long recovery or surgical interventions of bariatric surgery. Gastric balloons are growing in popularity for this reason, but there are still myths circulating. Read on to learn the facts.
Nov 1st, 2022

Why Have I Gained Weight After Gastric Bypass?

Gastric bypass is intended to help you lose weight, so it can be confusing and maddening to see the scale trend upward. If you’ve gained weight after gastric bypass, you might wonder why. We have the answers here.
Oct 1st, 2022

Orbera: How To Lose Weight Without Surgery

Losing weight can seem like a daunting task, especially on your own. Non-surgical weight loss programs can help you reach your goals without the need for surgery. Read on to learn more about the Orbera® balloon weight loss system.
Sep 1st, 2022

How Does a Gastric Balloon Work?

The gastric balloon is a nonsurgical weight loss solution that helps you lose weight while identifying key eating habits that help you keep the weight off for years to come. But how do gastric balloons work? Read on to find out.
Aug 1st, 2022

When Is Bariatric Revision Surgery Recommended?

Weight gain after a gastric bypass surgery is frustrating, but it's common once your gastric outlet dilates. Bariatric revision combats this weight regain and helps you continue to reach your goals. Find out when a revision is recommended.
Jul 1st, 2022

Benefits of Non-surgical Weight Loss

Are you thinking about a nonsurgical weight loss procedure to help you reach your goals? Although weight loss is the No. 1 benefit, it’s not the only one. Read on to learn about seven benefits of nonsurgical weight loss.
Apr 1st, 2022

3 Complications of Chronic Constipation

Nearly everyone experiences constipation at some point, but what happens when occasional constipation becomes chronic? Chronic constipation can cause complications. Read on to learn more.
Mar 2nd, 2022

Why You Shouldn't Ignore IBS

IBS not only causes painful symptoms, but it can also disrupt your daily routine. In this blog, we share five reasons you shouldn’t ignore IBS and why treatment can help you feel better and regain control over your life once again.
Feb 1st, 2022

When You Should Consider Nonsurgical Weight Loss

If you’ve tried diet after diet without getting the results you want, you’re not out of options. While diet is crucial to keeping weight off, nonsurgical weight loss procedures can help you jumpstart your weight loss without invasive surgery.
Jan 3rd, 2022

Reasons Why You Shouldn't Ignore Acid Reflux

Acid reflux can be mild enough to ignore, but should you? Acid reflux is more than just discomfort. It can cause a host of unwanted complications. Read on to learn five reasons why you shouldn’t ignore acid reflux any longer.
Dec 1st, 2021

Life After Colon Cancer

A cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming, but once you emerge on the other side of a diagnosis, what can you expect? Read on to explore how support groups, focus on nutrition, and routine screenings can be part of your life after cancer.
Nov 1st, 2021

Lifestyle Adjustments for Crohn's Disease

In addition to medication, lifestyle adjustments can help improve your quality of life if you suffer from Crohn’s disease. In this blog, we explore the five main lifestyle adjustments that can help you prevent flare-ups and find relief.
Oct 4th, 2021

Avoid These Foods if You Have IBS

If you have irritable bowel syndrome, you may notice that certain foods trigger a flare-up. But which foods are the most common offenders? Continue reading to learn about some of the foods you should avoid if you have IBS.
Sep 5th, 2021

Benefits of Nonsurgical Weight Loss

Do you need help losing weight but don’t want to undergo weight loss surgery? Nonsurgical weight loss procedures might be right for you. Read on to explore the top benefits of nonsurgical weight loss.
Aug 4th, 2021

Complications of Acid Reflux

Acid reflux is known for causing heartburn and indigestion, but is there more? In this blog, we dive into the three complications of untreated (or undertreated) acid reflux and how we can help you manage acid reflux.
Jul 7th, 2021

Who’s At Risk for Colon Cancer?

Knowing your risk for colon cancer can help you determine when (and how often) you need a colon cancer screening. In this blog, we share the risk factors for colon cancer and what you can do to lower your risk.
Jun 15th, 2021

Do I Just Have to Live With Acid Reflux?

Acid reflux causes heartburn, a burning sensation in your throat, and it can keep you from getting a good night’s sleep. But are you stuck with these symptoms forever? Here are six lifestyle tips to help you get comfortable.
May 10th, 2021

4 Symptoms of Hemorrhoids

Talking about hemorrhoids can be embarrassing, but the sooner you get treatment, the better you will feel. Read on to explore four symptoms of hemorrhoids and how to tell you when you need more than at-home care.
Apr 12th, 2021

Help! I'm Struggling to Lose Weight

Does the scale refuse to budge no matter what you try? It can be frustrating to try and lose weight on your own, but at the Atlantic Medical Group, you’re never alone. Read on to learn how we can help you safely lose weight.
Mar 8th, 2021

See Your Doctor From the Comfort of Your Home

Did you know that you can see a doctor from the comfort of your own home? Telehealth continues to grow in popularity, and we’re proud to offer this service. In this blog, we answer your top questions about virtual appointments.
Feb 10th, 2021

Am I a Good Candidate for Bariatric Revision?

If you’ve gained weight after a gastric bypass, what are your options? A bariatric revision can help get your weight loss back on track. Find out if you’re a candidate for this outpatient procedure.
Jan 1st, 2021

When to See a Doctor About Constipation

Constipation can cause infrequent and/or hard-to-pass stools. Sometimes you can get relief by drinking more water or taking fiber supplements, but when is it time to see a doctor? Find out here.
Dec 1st, 2020

How Does Stress Impact Crohn's Disease and Colitis?

Does stress cause a flare-up, or does the flare-up cause stress? Keep reading to explore the complex link between your brain and your digestive system — and how stress affects Crohn’s disease and colitis.
Nov 1st, 2020

5 Foods That Prevent Hemorrhoid Flare-Ups

Did you know that certain foods can help prevent hemorrhoids? Fiber-rich foods support your digestive health, and these five foods are your best bet for hemorrhoid prevention.
Oct 1st, 2020

How to Lower Your Risk for Colitis Flare-Ups

Ulcerative colitis is characterized by painful ulcers and inflammation in your large intestine. While it can be managed with medication or surgery, you can also reduce your risk of flare-ups with these tips.
Sep 2nd, 2020

What to Eat for Constipation Relief

Are you struggling with constipation? You might find relief with a few dietary adjustments. Use this guide to explore foods known for constipation relief and how we can help you if that’s just not enough.
Jul 9th, 2020

Stomach Aches and IBS

Are you suffering from chronic stomach aches? It could be IBS, a common condition that affects the digestive system. IBS causes stomach aches, cramping, and bloating. Read more to learn about IBS and how you can settle your stomach at home.
Jun 9th, 2020

5 Tips to Avoid Acid Reflux

Is heartburn keeping you up at night? Heartburn is a common symptom of acid reflux disease, and thankfully, there are a few things you can do to reduce your discomfort. Here are five tips to avoid acid reflux.
May 8th, 2020

Understanding Crohn’s Disease

Close to 800,000 Americans live with Crohn's disease. If you’re one of them, you know it’s more than just an upset stomach. It’s an inflammatory condition that can severely affect your life. Here’s more about this condition and how we can help you.
Apr 1st, 2020

Is The Keto Diet Healthy?

Trying to lose weight? Want to improve your eating habits? The keto diet is widely recommended for people looking to turn over a new leaf, but is it as healthy as some claim?
Jan 1st, 2020

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.
Aug 26th, 2021