Carbohydrate and Fat Blockers

Theoretically, carbohydrate and fat blockers are medications you can take that inhibit the body’s natural ability or tendency to transform ingested carbohydrates into glucose and inhibit the transformation of glucose...

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Arm Lift

Arm lifts are similar to bottom lifts and tummy tucks, but as one might suspect, they’re executed in the arm, not the bottom or belly. Arm lifts, like bottom lifts, are not a standard “weight loss” surgery. They’re a...

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Bottom Lift

Bottom lift surgery is a very selective surgery. Unlike liposuction or gastric banding, bottom lifts set out to do as one might venture to guess by reading the name: lift one’s bottom, and only the bottom. The surgeon...

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Liposuction

Similarly to Vaser liposuction, traditional liposuction is not generally intended for those who wish to lose weight. It’s for people in overall good health who maintain a steady weight close to their ideal weight, but...

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Tummy Tuck

Another common weight loss surgery is abdominoplasty, or a tummy tuck. There are three different kinds of tummy tuck: The standard tummy tuck, a mini tummy tuck, and an extended tummy tuck. With the standard tummy tuck...

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Wheat Intolerance

Wheat intolerance or an allergy to wheat may cause a number of symptoms, as is typical with food allergies. The treatment, however, is as simple as removing wheat from the diet. As seemingly simple as that may sound...

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Peptic Ulcers

Peptic ulcers are ulcers in the digestive system, usually the stomach and the upper small intestine, or duodenum. Ulcers are holes or sores in the lining of an organ. If the lining in the stomach or duodenum becomes...

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Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a condition that causes bones to become thin and weak, resulting in an increased risk of bone fractures, particularly in old age. As the body ages, the cells inside the bones are not able to break down...

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Migraine

About one in four women and one in twelve men in the UK suffer from migraines, according to the National Health Service (NHS). Migraines are severe headaches accompanied by other symptoms including nausea, visual...

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Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism is a condition in which the thyroid is underactive, resulting in unusually levels of thyroid hormones in the blood. The result is that the body does not function properly because the metabolism...

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High Cholesterol

Cholesterol is a lipid or fat that is necessary for the body to function properly. High levels of cholesterol, however, increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. A proper diet is important for reducing high...

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Heart Disease

A healthy diet plays a key role in recovery from heart disease as well as the prevention of it. Coronary heart disease means that fatty substances have built up in the coronary arteries, blocking the blood supply to the...

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Gout

Gout causes pain and swelling the one or more joints, usually a big toe. It occurs when uric acid or urate builds up in the bloodstream. Urate, normally a harmless waste product, is produced to break down purines which...

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Gallstones

Gallstones are stones formed by bile, which normally is a digestive fluid found in the gallbladder. Gallstones contain hardened fatty lumps as well, and also may form from calcium deposits. While some people may have...

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Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a condition in which cells that usually are found in the womb’s lining are found elsewhere in the body. These cells may be found anywhere in the body, but they usually occur in the ovaries...

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Eczema

While a healthy diet is important to anyone with a medical condition, it may be crucial for those with eczema triggered by food allergens. Marked by itchy, dry, cracked, and reddened skin, eczema is a chronic skin...