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2013-11-25 16:26:14

GERD Awareness Week is Nov. 24-30; recognize the symptoms and know when to see a doctor DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National GERD Awareness Week is November 24-30, and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) urges individuals who suffer from gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, to seek medical diagnosis and treatment to make their holidays and every day comfortable and symptom-free. Before sitting down to a big holiday meal, here are...

2013-10-08 20:22:38

A hernia can lead to substantial discomfort, but thanks to the skill and compassion of Dr. Shirin Towfigh, there is hope for prevention and treatment of hernia symptoms. LOS ANGELES, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- While some people may be afflicted with a hernia without knowing it, in most cases, the discomfort caused by the rupture make it impossible to ignore. Fortunately for individuals throughout the Western US, renowned hernia doctor Shirin Towfigh, MD, FACS is dedicated to...

2013-09-09 20:21:17

The renowned surgeon is a leader in treating hernias in women and men, but she understands that prevention remains the gold standard for everyone LOS ANGELES, Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Shirin Towfigh has made her Beverly Hills Hernia Center the office for hernia surgery Los Angeles medical observers recommend regularly. A leader in diagnosing hernia symptoms in women and men, Dr. Towfigh would like to remind the public that hernias can, indeed, be prevented, even though there...

2013-05-29 23:15:48

The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons today issued Guidelines for the Management of Hiatal Hernia. Laparoscopic hiatal hernia repair which is minimally invasive is the preferred approach. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons today issued Guidelines for the Management of Hiatal Hernia. The guidelines are a series of systematically developed statements to assist physicians´ and patients´...

2013-05-24 23:14:42

West Penn Allegheny Health System esophageal disease experts say that patients with unexplained, chronic cough may benefit from GERD screening and treatment. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 Patients who have chronic cough with no known cause may be more likely to suffer from gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD, West Penn Allegheny Health System physicians reported in a study published today. The article, “Antireflux Surgery in Patients with Chronic Cough and Abnormal Proximal...

2013-05-22 12:26:57

Site Created by Long-Term Sufferer of Acid Reflux Helps Others with the Latest Info and Natural Cures that Work LOS ANGELES, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Jeremy Kemp, a former 10 year sufferer of acid reflux, has launched a new website, AcidRefluxRx.net which offers accurate, detailed and up-to-date information about the condition and alternatives to prescription and over-the-counter medications for a natural acid reflux cure. Visitors to the new site can now sign up to...

2013-05-09 23:24:38

West Penn Allegheny Health System physicians are the first in Pennsylvania to offer a new surgical technique for treating the swallowing disorder achalasia which requires no external incisions and yields a quicker recovery. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 A multidisciplinary team of physicians and nurses from West Penn Allegheny Health System´s(WPAHS) Institute for the Treatment of Esophageal and Thoracic Disease is the first in Pennsylvania to offer per-oral endoscopic myotomy...

2013-03-07 20:21:51

82 pounds lighter and counting, SoCal wife and mom Marlem Jalomo is more active than ever LOS ANGELES, March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "I was in constant pain," admits Marlem Jalomo. Before receiving gastric sleeve surgery at the offices of noted bariatric surgeon Dr. Michael Feiz, the then seriously obese 30-something wife and mother was plagued by arthritis in her coccyx and she was seriously worried that knee surgery could be in her future. Her doctor insisted that Zumba dance...

2012-12-12 16:25:00

DENVER, Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Rocky Mountain-region patients living with Acid Reflux disease, also known as GERD, have welcome relief - literally and figuratively - at the hands of Swedish Medical Center's (Live Link to www.SwedishHospital.com) Reginald Bell, M.D. Bell is the only physician in the region performing a new procedure in patients suffering from this debilitating disease. It's known as the LINX® Reflux Management procedure. (Photo:...

2012-12-09 05:03:22

Patricia Ann Hellinger is giving baby-boomers a discount for any in-person seminar and a copy of her self-help book "Hiatal Hernia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Many Other Diseases Healed Naturally". Shelby, Mont. (PRWEB) December 07, 2012 Over the past few years, many people have been misdiagnosed with problems concerning stomach issues. Problems like colitis, anxiety, panic attacks and stomach pain are all associated with something simple and treatable through non-invasive procedures,...