After years of dieting and yo-yo weight loss, I decided that surgery was the way to go. Being a nurse, I researched to find the procedure with the fewest side effects. I've had 4 surgeries since 2011.
Lymphedema refers to swelling that occurs in one or both of your arms or legs. It results from a blockage in your lymphatic system, a part of the immune system. There is no cure but it can be managed.
Diabetes is a complicated, multi-system disease that can wreak havoc on the affected individual. This Hub will discuss the risks of uncontrolled or poorly managed diabetes.
Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is known as "The Silent Killer" because patients often are unaware that they have it. This article provides tips on identifying & treating the condition.
Salmon Oil is full of essential fatty-acids that promote healthy skin and coat in dogs and cats. It helps with brain and eye development in puppies and kittens.
After a weight loss surgery, protein is essential to promote healing. Weight loss procedures reduce the amount of food intake, making protein the most important nutrient to consume.
Gastric Sleeve is a surgical procedure for those with morbid obesity. This article describes the process from pre-op through post-op. I want to provide facts, as well as my perspective as a patient.