Knee arthritis: Symptoms and treatment options

The most common type of arthritis of the knee is osteoarthritis (OA), which is the inflammation of one or more of your knee joints. It’s a degenerative, wear-and-tear type of arthritis, where the cartilage of your joints gradually wears away. Another type of arthritis is rheumatoid arthritis (RA), an inflammatory autoimmune disease. In total, there…

Knee replacement: Procedure, recovery, types

Knee replacement surgery, also known as knee arthroplasty, involves replacing all or some parts of your knee with a prosthesis made from hard-wearing materials. If you’re suffering from arthritis and pain in your knee, this procedure can help you regain mobility and the pleasure of walking without pain. While knee replacement procedures are invasive, they…

7 Signs You Might Have Hip Arthritis

What is hip arthritis? Arthritis is a condition that affects your joints. The most common type of hip arthritis is osteoarthritis, where the cartilage of your joints gradually wears away causing inflammation and pain. Arthritis can be a seriously debilitating condition but there are a few signals you can look out for to catch it…

Pre Bariatric Surgery Psychological Evaluation

Pre Bariatric Surgery Psychological Evaluation

Aside from the very obvious ramifications of obesity on your physical health, appearance, activity level, etc., it also has a codetermined relationship with mental health. This means that obesity leads to an increase in a wide range of mental illnesses, while, at the same time, mental illnesses also often lead to obesity.

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Gastric Sleeve Recovery – What to Expect After Surgery?

While gastric sleeve surgery is a life-changing weight loss procedure, it is important to remember it is an invasive surgery where a part of the stomach is removed. Your body needs considerable time to recover, and during this period, you need to restrict your activities, follow a specific diet, and take certain medications. The recovery…

What is the Safest Weight Loss Surgery?

Gastric Sleeve Sleeve gastrectomy, also called gastric sleeve, is an invasive surgical procedure that consists of removing part of the stomach to reduce its overall size. How much of the stomach is removed depends on each patient, but up to 70%-80% can be removed. The patient’s new stomach will be much smaller, and therefore, able…

What is endoscopic gastric sleeve?

Obesity is a civilization disease that affects a large part of society, and the problem here is not only in the lack of quality of life, but the so-called concomitant diseases of obesity, such as hypertension, high risk of heart attack and stroke, diseases of the joints, spine, depression, sleep apnoea or respiratory distress syndrome.…