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  • How Weight Loss Can Impact Obesity-Related Heart Conditions

    How Weight Loss Can Impact Obesity-Related Heart Conditions

    Obesity continues to be a serious health epidemic in the United States. It has also been found to increase the risk of cardiovascular disease and other heart-related conditions, such as heart attack and stroke.

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  • Tips to Avoid Acid Reflux Triggers During Your Holiday Season

    Tips to Avoid Acid Reflux Triggers During Your Holiday Season

    Do you know that all too familiar feeling of burning in your chest, sour stomach, bloating, belching, or even shortness of breath? If so, you are most likely one of the 60 million Americans who deal with acid reflux.1 If you have acid reflux that is controlled fairly well throughout the year until the holiday season hits, then check out the tips below. There are a few steps you can take so that you can enjoy your holiday events without suffering from acid reflux symptoms.

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  • Healthy Holiday Eating: Tips for Bariatric Patients

    Healthy Holiday Eating: Tips for Bariatric Patients

    You’re not alone if you start to get anxious at the mere thought of how you will stay on track with healthy living this holiday season. Most festivities tend to be associated with all sorts of delicious foods, and many people fear that they will lose the progress they’ve made throughout the year.

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  • Will a Hernia Heal on Its Own?

    Will a Hernia Heal on Its Own?

    A hernia occurs when an organ or tissue bulges through a tear or weakness in the muscular wall of the abdomen. There are different types of hernias, but inguinal hernias are the most common.

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  • 5 Simple Exercises for Weight Loss

    5 Simple Exercises for Weight Loss

    Whether you recently had bariatric surgery or are in maintenance mode, exercise is an important component of your weight loss journey.Regular exercise not only helps you to maintain a healthy weight, but also strengthens bones and muscles, improves..

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  • Defining Obesity for Weight Loss Surgery

    Defining Obesity for Weight Loss Surgery

    According to the World Health Organization, obesity is defined as having a Body Mass Index (BMI) greater than 30.1 BMI is a screening tool that uses the numerical value of your weight in relation to your height to determine if you are at a healthy weight.

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  • Revisional Bariatric Surgery

    Revisional Bariatric Surgery

    Revisional bariatric surgery is a type of weight loss surgery that is performed on patients who have already undergone primary bariatric surgery but have experienced complications or insufficient weight loss.

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  • Minimally Invasive Hernia Surgery

    Minimally Invasive Hernia Surgery

    Minimally invasive hernia surgery, also known as laparoscopic hernia surgery, is a surgical technique that uses small incisions and specialized instruments to repair a hernia.

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  • Reducing Health Conditions Caused by Obesity

    Reducing Health Conditions Caused by Obesity

    Obesity continues to be a rising epidemic across the US. Despite the billions of dollars that are thrown towards the fight against obesity, it still remains a battle that many Americans face. Obesity is defined as having a BMI of 30 or greater.

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  • The Facts about Hernias

    The Facts about Hernias

    Did you know that June is Hernia Awareness month? There are several types of hernias, such as epigastric, femoral, hiatal, incisional, umbilical, and inguinal. Inguinal hernias are the most common, accounting for 73% of hernias.

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  • SAGES
  • The American Board of Surgery
  • American Medical Association