Obesity & Other Health Problems

  1. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)/Heartburn

    Gastroesophageal reflux is the return of acidic stomach juices, or food and fluids, back up into the esophagus.

  2. Inguinal Hernia

    An inguinal hernia is a bulge that occurs in your groin region, the area between the lower part of your abdomen and your thigh. Inguinal hernias occur because of a weakening of the muscles in the lower abdomen

  3. Metabolic Syndrome

    Most people who have metabolic syndrome have insulin resistance. This may be a beginning of the development of type 2 diabetes.

  4. Six Facts on Obesity

    We've all heard warnings, yet many of us keep gaining weight. More than half of American adults are overweight or obese, says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

  5. Sleep Apnea

    Sleep apnea is a breathing disorder in which a person experiences brief interruptions of breathing during sleep.

  6. Type 2 Diabetes

    A person with type 2 diabetes either can't make enough insulin or can't properly use it.

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