Hernia Surgical

A hernia is a condition wherein an organ pushes through muscle tissue or wall that holds it in place, thus herniating and causing a part of the organ to slip out of position. Hernias can occur in the abdomen, groin, upper thigh, belly button or chest section. In some cases, a hernia may disappear on…

As the popularity of the Keto Diet has exploded in recent years the true nature of Ketogenic weight loss has gotten blurred. So what is Keto? Very simply Keto refers to Ketosis, the state into which your body enters when it shifts to burning fat for energy instead of carbohydrates. As carbohydrates and sugar intake…

Hiatal Hernia Surgery

A hernia is a condition where an internal body organ pushes through a muscle or a tissue in the abdominal region to extend into an area where it doesn’t belong. The muscular wall separating the chest cavity and the abdomen is called the diaphragm. When the stomach bulges through the diaphragm to enter the chest…

Undergoing Antireflux Surgery

Antireflux surgery is a type of treatment for acid reflux or Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). The condition treated using this surgery is characterized by reverse flow of stomach acids or foods from the stomach to the esophagus. As the esophagus is just a tube that runs from the mouth to the stomach, it allows the…

If you look at the process of weight loss, it seems like a no-brainer, doesn’t it? Eat less, exercise more and watch the pounds melt away. It’s such a simple concept. In fact, if you believe the hype put out there by some diet books, magazines, and infomercials, it may seem like fast weight loss…

Obesity is a globally increasing health concern, which also explains the reason why an increasing number of people are turning to gastric sleeve surgery in Dallas, TX, and other places. The surgery not only helps alleviate obesity-induced everyday struggles, such as body pain, fatigue, limited mobility, it also helps reduce and manage comorbid conditions such…

Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Are you looking to undergo gastric sleeve surgery soon? If so, you are probably already doing your research on everything about gastric sleeve surgery and the recovery process. Recovery is an essential part of any surgical procedure. However, many people forget to think about this part of the deal until their gastric sleeve surgery approaches….

There are plenty of myths and misconceptions around weight-loss surgery that can make the decision to have it shrouded in mystery and stigma. Here are a few common misconceptions about weight-loss surgery and the truth about going under the knife to lose weight. I’m not eligible for weight-loss surgery If you have a body mass…

Duodenal Switch Surgery

Obesity is an incredibly common and highly dangerous health problem. Sadly many people struggling with obesity give up before considering all the options. Nowadays though, weight loss surgery has made beating obesity a possibility for all. For those experiencing a lack of results through other methods, bariatric surgery can be a lifesaver. One of the…

Reflect: Create a list of your eating habits. Keeping a food diary for a few days, in which you write down everything you eat and the time of day you ate it, will help you uncover your habits. Highlight the habits on your list that may be leading you to overeat. Common eating habits that…

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