Posts Tagged ‘health and wellness’

A Letter from Your Gut

Greetings,  I am your gut. The funny thing about me is that you don’t give me a thought unless you’re bloated and you can’t zip up your favorite jeans.  Or you feel nauseous after you eat ice cream, or pizza, or broccoli, or practically anything else.  Or you are sitting…and sitting…and sitting on the toilet…

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Bariatric Surgery 101 by Christina Twyman, M.D.

Obesity plagues America and in particular the African American community.  The Office of Minority Health reports that 4 out of 5 African American women are overweight or obese.  Obesity is not only associated with one’s self image and mental health, but also physical health as it is associated with higher rates of high blood pressure,…

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