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3 Ways ORBERA™ Can Help You Reach Your Weight Loss Goals

By: Florida Medical Clinic | On: March 20, 2018

For those struggling to lose between 20 to 40 pounds, it may feel like your options are limited. Sure, you can try a new fitness routine and eat plenty of fruits and veggies, but unfortunately this traditional approach doesn’t work for everyone. If you just can’t seem to get rid of that pesky baby weight, […]

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What is Cholecystitis?

By: Florida Medical Clinic | On: March 1, 2016

The gallbladder is a small organ which stores a digestive fluid called bile, which is produced by the liver. During meals, bile is released into the small intestine, where it helps digest fats. The gallbladder stores bile between meals when there is nothing in the stomach that needs digesting. When an object blocks bile from […]

Acid Reflux Disease: What is it and How is it Treated?

By: Florida Medical Clinic | On: January 14, 2016

Most people have experienced the symptoms of acid reflux at some point during their lives, often after a particularly large or rich meal. The sensation of heartburn can be intense, but goes away after a while. While occasional acid reflux is normal, symptoms occurring twice a week or more may be indicative of acid reflux […]

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Gallstones vs. Kidney Stones – What’s the Difference?

By: John Hinson | On: September 21, 2015

Stones forming in the body might seem like a strange idea. Yet gallstones and kidney stones develop in many people every year! While many of their symptoms may be similar, they affect different organs, and have different causes and composition. You may be wondering: when comparing Gallstones vs. Kidney Stones, what’s the difference? Gallstones vs. […]

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Recognizing The Symptoms of a Gallbladder Attack

By: John Hinson | On: June 26, 2015

How do I recognize the Symptoms of a Gallbladder Attack? A gallbladder attack can be a very painful, potentially dangerous medical condition. This article will help you understand the signs and symptoms of gallbladder attack and how it can be treated. What is the gallbladder? The gallbladder (gall bladder) is a sac that sits in […]