BARIATRIC SURGERY AND HAIR LOSS

“Doc, I’m losing my hair?!” – I hear this often, and while hair loss after bariatric surgery can be very distressing, luckily it is only temporary. It can come as a surprise to patients that after going through this life changing surgery and starting to see the results of their work and lifestyle changes at around the two month mark, …

I’ve had heartburn, regurgitation, and other GERD related symptoms for a long time and none of the medications seem to work for very long? Are there other options to treat my reflux?

There is a better way to manage these symptoms in patients who do not respond to medications in Southwest Florida.  It is called the LINX® Reflux Management System and it is an implant that helps keep acid in your stomach and out of your esophagus.  Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) happens when the lower esophageal sphincter (a muscle connecting your …