What is gastric sleeve surgery? Also known as “the sleeve” this is a procedure in which the majority of the stomach is stapled off and removed. The sleeve is the fastest growing procedure for bariatric surgery in the U.S. in the last 10 years. This results in a long, slender stomach tube that doesn’t have much room to [...]
While hernias are not necessarily dangerous, once diagnosed it is recommended that you seek evaluation by an expert, as they can lead to rare but serious complications.
Gentlemen, this month, it’s all about you and your health. Each June, Men’s Health Month is celebrated across the country to heighten awareness and encourage the early detection and treatment of preventable health problems for men and boys.
According to the American Heart Association, AFib is the most common type of irregular heart rhythm, which can lead to blood clots, stroke, heart failure, and other heart-related complications. Many individuals are unaware that AFib is a serious condition, even though untreated atrial fibrillation doubles the risk of heart-related deaths and is associated with a five-fold increased risk for stroke.
When someone has a stroke, almost two million brain cells die every minute until blood flow is restored. It is important to recognize the symptoms of stroke.
May is National Arthritis Month, a time when we recognize a disease that impacts more than 50 million Americans, making it the number one cause of disability in the country. While there are different types of arthritis, the most common is osteoarthritis, or osteoarthrosis, a degenerative joint disease which is diagnosed more frequently in women and older adults.
The facts on common Autism myths.
Although having a PCP is a great first step in your health care journey, it’s not the only important one. You must also be an advocate for yourself.
It’s been reported that nearly 90,000 people die every year from alcohol-related deaths. This month, we take the opportunity to raise public awareness about the use of alcohol and how it may be affecting individuals, families, businesses, and communities.
Learn how to avoid injuries on the mountain, the field, or the ice rink with some tips from Dr. Razib Khaund, MD, director of sports medicine for Care New England.