If you experience heartburn more than you would like, this article is for you. You may think that chewing a few pink pills or drinking the pink liquid is all you need to do. Well, think again. This type of frequent heartburn can be dangerous. How does heartburn/GERD affect the rest of the body?
It’s never a good idea to put off surgery, and especially when it comes to hernia surgery. Maybe you have heard wild tales about problems with recovery or the surgery itself. Don’t be led astray, and don’t let these hernia myths stop you from surgery.
You finally tackled that unhealthy weight problem you have had for years and got weight loss surgery. You are proud of yourself, and are ready to get back to living your life. Before you jump right in to your past activities, it’s important to learn how to go back to work after weight loss surgery.
The recovery time after surgery can be almost as important as the surgery itself. Unless you prepare ahead of time and follow your doctor’s orders, you can create situations which lead to complications, another surgery, or maybe a longer recovery time. Put some thought into preparing your home for post surgery recovery.
If you are obese and have tried weight loss through exercise and dieting have not succeeded, it could be time to consider bariatric surgery. If you are ready to make a healthy change in your life, keep reading. How does bariatric surgery work and what are its advantages?
Don’t ignore chronic heartburn: the risks of untreated GERD are serious and can lead to multiple complications.
Who knew so many things would change on the very day we turn 50. Suddenly we can no longer read anything in small print, wrinkles show up around our eyes and mouth, and in addition, we can’t lose a pound. Obviously this is a bit of an exaggeration, but losing weight does get harder over 50. Why is this, and what can you do about it? These weight loss strategies for adults over 50 may help!
Update April 9th, 2021: Although the statewide mask mandate expired April 9th, Birmingham city leaders have extended the citywide mask mandate through May 24th. Advanced Surgeons, PC resides in the city limits of Birmingham and will continue to require face masks for its patrons until further notice.
As we all continue to deal with the coronavirus (also known as COVID-19) we are going to continue to serve our patients. We are following all guidelines provided by the state. We are open for regular office hours: Monday-Thursday from 8:15-4:30 and Friday 8:30-3:00.
We are asking that patients come in alone or come with just 1 caregiver. We ask that patients wear their own mask upon entering our lobby & be prepared to have your temperatures taken. We do have facemasks available should you need one. We offer seating in our back hallways should you request or you may wait in your car once you have registered for your appointment until it’s time for you to see your physician and we will call you to come back to our office.
For more information please visit Alabama COVID19 Information Hub.
When is it time to consider bariatric surgery? If you are reading this article right now you may already know the answer. If you have been thinking about taking action, your first step is to understand why it’s so important for your health, and then talk to Advanced Surgeons, P.C. to find out if you are a good candidate for this procedure.
Dr. Timothy Christopher of Advanced Surgeons, PC discusses weight loss surgery options with WBRC FOX6. If you have been diagnosed with obesity, it may be time to consider bariatric surgery from one of our highly trained surgical specialists.