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What to Expect During Your LINX Procedure

Has your acid reflux progressed in its severity so that you experience burning pain almost every time you eat dinner? The minimally invasive LINX® procedure can help end these painful symptoms.

Jun 15th, 2021
Does Your Bariatric Surgery Need a Revision?

You had bariatric surgery to help control your weight. But life happens, and you may be in the 10- 20% or more of patients who need a bariatric revision. Here’s what you need to know.

May 1st, 2021
The Difference Between Heartburn and Acid Reflux

Do you sometimes experience heartburn’s fiery pain in your chest after you eat a big meal? Perhaps fatty food sets it off. If it’s chronic, you may have a more serious condition called acid reflux.

Apr 1st, 2021
Vitamins to Support Your Weight Loss

Are you thinking about weight loss surgery? Perhaps you’ve already scheduled it. It’s important to take vitamins both before and after the surgery to ensure proper nutrition and your best health

Mar 1st, 2021
How Sleep Apnea Affects Your Sex Life

Being diagnosed with sleep apnea may have given you an answer for why you’re so fatigued during the day. But did you know that it also affects your sex life?

Feb 1st, 2021
Help! I Need to Lose Weight

Christmas treats everywhere made it almost impossible to lose weight over the holidays, or even maintain your weight. Now is the perfect time to investigate weight loss surgery. A new year can bring a new you.

Jan 1st, 2021
Lifestyle Changes to Manage Acid Reflux

After you eat a big meal, do you often get a severe pain in your upper chest? Perhaps food comes back up into your throat and you feel a burning sensation. You may have acid reflux.

Oct 15th, 2020
Struggling with Obesity? 3 Weight Loss Surgeries to Consider

Is struggling with obesity a constant battle that wears you down? If diets haven’t worked for you, there are several options for weight loss surgery you can consider. Learn more about these procedures, which can help you get your life back.

Sep 9th, 2020
Daytime Sleepiness and Sleep Apnea

Do you find yourself nodding off in meetings? Perhaps you wake up in the morning still feeling tired. Your daytime sleepiness could be caused by sleep apnea.

Jul 10th, 2020
Risk Factors for Gallbladder Disease

If you’re having digestive problems, it could be a sign of gallbladder disease. The condition worsens if left untreated. Seeking relief quickly helps ensure you don’t develop complications.

Jun 24th, 2020
Acid Reflux vs. GERD: What Are the Differences?

Have you had a lot of heartburn lately? When heartburn becomes a common complaint, see a doctor. You may have acid reflux or a condition called GERD. Learn what you can do to prevent these problems before they cause serious medical complications.

May 12th, 2020
The Link Between Obesity and Sleep Apnea

Is it hard for you to get a good night’s sleep? Feeling sleep-deprived can lead to overeating. You may have undiagnosed sleep apnea, a major risk factor for obesity.

Feb 3rd, 2020
When to Consider Bariatric Surgery to Protect Your Heart

If you’re obese, bariatric surgery offers a way to shed excess weight. But did you know it also offers significant protection against cardiovascular disease? Read on to learn when to consider bariatric surgery to protect your heart.

Dec 4th, 2019
Failed Weight-Loss Surgery? Learn Your Revision Options

If you’re disappointed with the results of your weight-loss surgery or you’ve regained some of the weight you initially lost, there’s still hope. Find out more about your revision options and how you can achieve long-term success.

Oct 2nd, 2019
When Does a Hiatal Hernia Require Surgery?

A hiatal hernia is a common condition affecting about 3 in 5 people at some point in their lives. Learn how to spot the symptoms before the problem progresses, and when it’s time to consider surgery.

Sep 24th, 2019
Remarkable Benefits of Robotic Surgery

If you need general or bariatric surgery, you’re no doubt trying to learn as much as you can about the procedure. Robotic surgery provides several advantages over traditional surgery. Here are the differences.

Aug 6th, 2020