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5th Jan, 2024
Urinary incontinence, or the involuntary loss of urine, is a common condition in women. Symptoms of incontinence are disruptive and embarrassing, which means many women manage in silence. As a progressive condition, that generally means a steep curtailing in the quality of life, as women begin spending more time at home to avoid the potential for accidents in public. Pregnancy, childbirth, aging, neurologic conditions and…
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29th Dec, 2023
With 2024 just days away, many people are planning resolutions to adopt healthier lifestyles. But for those individuals who are struggling with obesity, it's important to understand that traditional New Year's resolutions are not the solution. The truth is that diet and exercise aren't enough to combat obesity, a condition that has become a global epidemic, affects millions of individuals and contributes to a myriad…
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22nd Dec, 2023
Ozempic, a medication belonging to the glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist class, is commonly prescribed for the management of type 2 diabetes. In addition to its primary function of improving glycemic control, Ozempic gained recognition for its significant effects on weight loss. But these drugs are in shortage and can be hard to come by, not to mention expensive. And did you sign on to…
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15th Dec, 2023
When it comes to promoting quality of life and personal well-being for senior citizens, age-related health conditions must naturally be addressed. For many, that includes symptoms of incontinence. While it's not considered a normal part of aging because its cause is physiological, incontinence nevertheless can become an issue later in life. Access to effective incontinence care—truly effective care beyond adult diapers and medications—should be the…
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8th Dec, 2023
One of the biggest hurdles to treatment for many people is the persistent belief that incontinence is a normal and even inevitable part of aging. This is untrue. Incontinence is the result of physiological factors, but it's not something that happens simply because we grow older. Today, I'm dispelling the myth that incontinence is a normal part of aging, explaining what causes it, and sharing…
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1st Dec, 2023
Incontinence is a pervasive and often debilitating condition affecting millions of individuals worldwide, and its impact on quality of life, emotional well-being, and social interactions cannot be overstated. It's also one of the most undertreated conditions in the country, and many people struggle to manage symptoms in silence. But at what point do symptoms of incontinence need treatment beyond what can be managed at home?…
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24th Nov, 2023
Men and women struggling with symptoms of incontinence in silence, and often in shame, aren't alone. Urinary incontinence, or bladder leakage, is extremely common, and most people do not realize it can be reversed with treatment. Fecal incontinence, or bowel leakage, is also a lot more common than most people realize, and treatments usually reverse this condition as well.  So what is the cornerstone therapy…
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17th Nov, 2023
At Nevada Surgical, we consider ourselves very fortunate to work with a number of patients as they take steps to improve their quality of life. Our team performs what can be described as truly life-changing procedures, from metabolic surgeries to the most effective incontinence treatments, and we take patient feedback very personally. Here’s what recent patients share about their experience with the team at Nevada…
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10th Nov, 2023
Decades of research and our own personal experience have shown that bariatric surgery is a safe, proven and truly life-changing treatment that can significantly improve the health and quality of life for individuals struggling with obesity, diabetes, and other health conditions. But the success of bariatric surgery can be significantly enhanced by the patient's personal commitment to long-term dietary changes and consistent exercise. Since nutrition…
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3rd Nov, 2023
Metabolic surgery, specifically gastric bypass, gained prominence forty years ago as an effective intervention for obesity, type 2 diabetes, and related metabolic disorders. Patients who undergo gastric bypass usually experience substantial weight loss, diabetes reversal, and improvements in various metabolic parameters. However, a critical question that arises is, "How long does gastric bypass last?" Today, I'm sharing a current analysis of the long-term outcomes of…
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