Archive for 2019

04/24/2019

Is a Low-Carb Diet the Right Fit for Your Lifestyle?

Try an internet search for “diets that work,” and in less than a second you’re left to sort through more than 1.3 billion — yes, billion — results.  To say that the world of dieting is confusing would be a colossal understatement. In fact, it almost seems that “new evidence” pops up every day extolling […]

04/22/2019

How Intermittent Fasting Can Help You Lose Weight and Benefit Your Health

Unless you have an unusually high metabolism that allows you to eat what you’d like without worry, losing weight and keeping it off can be quite a challenge. If you’re like more than 70% of American adults who are overweight or obese, and you’d like to reduce your pants size, not just for aesthetic reasons, […]

How You Can Achieve Your Long-term Weight-Loss Goals With the Gastric Sleeve
04/22/2019

How You Can Achieve Your Long-term Weight-Loss Goals With the Gastric Sleeve

Being obese is about a lot more than carrying some extra pounds. Obesity carries some very serious and even life-threatening health risks, including significantly increased risks of heart attack, stroke, heart disease and type 2 diabetes. Plus, being very overweight can take an emotional and mental health toll as well. Studies show people who are […]

04/19/2019

3 Surprising Symptoms of Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are a common problem among both women and men, and they become a lot more common as we get older. Of course, the most recognizable sign or symptom of varicose veins is their purplish, twisted appearance. But that’s not the only symptom they can cause. Here are three symptoms associated with varicose veins […]

04/19/2019

Am I Ready to Consider Tubal Ligation?

If you’re done having children, having a tubal ligation procedure can be a great way to prevent future pregnancies without relying on medicines, implants, IUDs, or other devices. Most women who have tubal ligation never regret their decision. Instead, they embrace the freedom that comes from not having to worry about birth control for the […]

04/18/2019

How Acid Reflux Can Negatively Impact Your Life

Are you suffering from acid reflux or heartburn?   Acid reflux is a common condition that many people suffer from. In mild cases, antacids after a heavy meal will help. For some people, however, acid reflux is persistent and severe, and typical over-the-counter medications don’t provide much in the way of relief. Here’s how acid […]

04/18/2019

The Main Differences Between the Gastric Balloon and Sleeve

Ask your doctor about the difference between a gastric sleeve and a gastric balloon.   You may have tried every diet known to man but haven’t been able to shed a significant amount of excess weight. If you’ve been a binge eater, your stomach can hold more than a person who doesn’t binge eat. Your […]

04/17/2019

Everything You Need To Know About Pregnancy and Endometriosis:Georgia Surgicare

Can I Still Get Pregnant If I Have Endometriosis? When the tissue that normally lines the inner walls of your uterus grows outside of the organ, you have an often-painful disease known as endometriosis. This out-of-place tissue continues to function as it would if it were in the uterus. It gets thicker to prepare for […]

04/17/2019

Varicose Veins Causes – How Can I Get Rid of Them?

Symptoms Varicose veins aren’t always painful. A change in color to a dark purple or blue and veins appearing like they’re twisted and bulging are often early indications. But more common symptoms you might experience include:    Aching in your legs Heavy feeling in your legs Burning, throbbing, or cramping in your lower legs Swelling […]

04/17/2019

What Is High Intensity Intermittent Training?

What Is High Intensity Intermittent Training? April 17, 2019 by Dr “Chris” HIIT workouts are performed in intervals of short, high-speed bursts followed by slower recovery sessions—switching between short sprints and light jogging, for instance. Some other examples of HIIT workouts include: Burpees Squat jumps Pushups Speed walking Lunges Most intermittent exercises only require your […]