If you have struggled with your weight for far too long, you are not alone. There comes a point when you can’t take it anymore. You just want to stop fighting with your food. You want to feel good about your body. You want to go shopping for clothes and find things you like to […]
After being diagnosed with hepatitis C, there are probably several questions that you have and how you’re going to live with having the disease. The first thing to know is that the disease impacts your liver. It’s spread when you make contact with the blood of a person who is infected with the virus. One […]
You’ve tried to go solo to take control of your weight. It hasn’t worked. You’re overweight and you’re tired of it. You feel like your body doesn’t even belong to you anymore. There is no need to be discouraged! The ORBERA weight loss balloon could be the solution you need to kick start effective weight […]
Crohn’s disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). While it can affect any part of the digestive tract, it most commonly affects the ileum, which is the end of the small intestine that connects to the colon or large intestine. The disease affects men and women equally, and people usually first develop symptoms […]
Understanding your personal health is important. Some conditions may be easy to identify, but a food allergy may be more difficult. Although a food allergy may seem daunting to live with, having the knowledge of your allergy empowers you with the ability to know what foods are safe and what foods you should avoid. If […]
Hepatitis C is a liver inflammation caused by the HCV virus. A person can contract hepatitis C if they come into contact with infected blood. The disease can be chronic, which means the patient has it for a long time, and it can be acute. This phase doesn’t last long, but can lead to the […]
A company news release has advised that Gelesis100 (Plenity, Gelesis) has been cleared by the FDA for weight management in adults with a BMI of 25-40 kg/m2 when used in combination with diet and exercise. Click HERE to read more.
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) describes any disorder that involves chronic inflammation of the digestive tract. Common examples include Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. The symptoms of IBD depend on the location of the inflammation and its severity. They also usually have a cyclic nature: the patient will typically have a bout of illness followed by […]
Read about the results of a study comparing both weight-loss procedures HERE.
According to study results, eating a diet high in fat and low in carbohydrates can lead to changes in the gut that could lead to the development of metabolic disorders. Click HERE to read more.