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Understanding Crohn’s Disease Apr 1st, 2020

Occasional stomach aches or indigestion are not uncommon. In fact, about 25% of Americans experience occasional indigestion each year. Eating too fast, eating a rich or greasy meal, or eating and then quickly exercising can cause unpleasant symptoms. But if gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms occur more regularly, they can start to...

Get Relief: How You Can Benefit From Nonsurgical Hemorrhoid Treatment Mar 5th, 2020

Hemorrhoids may not be the most discussed health topic, but about 75% of adults experience them at some point. Hemorrhoids are swollen blood vessels near your rectum or anus, and those swollen blood vessels cause pain and discomfort. You can treat mild hemorrhoids at home with a medicated cream or...

Why You Shouldn't Use Medications for Long-term Weight Loss Feb 1st, 2020

When you’re dedicated to losing weight, you quickly find that you have many options to help you achieve your goals, yet it’s hard to determine what method is safe and what’s not. There are various weight loss supplements, but many herbal supplements aren’t even regulated. Prescription weight loss medications, exercise...

Is The Keto Diet Healthy? Jan 1st, 2020

For many people, dieting is a way to slim down and maintain a healthier body. However, certain diets exist to supplement your body and help with problems like type 2 diabetes, irritable bowel syndrome, and epilepsy. The keto diet is recommended for those who wish to lose weight, stay thin,...

Experience Weight-Loss Without Surgery With Orbera® Balloon System Dec 3rd, 2019

Being overweight can put a toll on your body. You know that, but you might not realize how much your weight can negatively impact your health. The risks of being obese, or overweight, are high and can lead to these serious conditions: High blood pressure High cholesterol Stroke Heart disease...

Why Revision Surgery is Sometimes Needed after Bariatric Procedures Nov 19th, 2019

Bariatric surgery promises major results for people who need to lose a lot of weight. This procedure is usually performed only on the severely obese, restricting the amount of food the stomach can hold and limiting the amount of nutrient absorption. It can produce dramatic amounts of weight loss that...

Weight Loss Seminar Jul 26th, 2018

Which gastric balloon is best for you? Jul 6th, 2018

WHICH GASTRIC BALLOON IS BEST FOR YOU?Expanding the global AMG BRAND,Experience from Paris France July 2018   As Orbera was approved in Europe several years prior to FDA approval in the United States, doctors like Dr Costil have had more years of experience with balloons than any physician in the US.Hence my...

The importance of a Colon Cancer Screening Jun 1st, 2018

Are you 50 or older? Have a family history of colon cancer?? African-American 45 and older? If yes to any of these questions, have you had a routine colonoscopy?? Colorectal cancer is the 2nd leading cause of cancer deaths in the US. A routine colon cancer screening means finding any...