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How to Lose Weight Even After Gallbladder Removal and Surgery

Woman measuring waistHaving gallstones in your gallbladder can be very painful and traumatic. You’d have to deal with acid reflux all of the time, plus, the attacks are just terrible and can easily become intolerable.

If you have gallstones, the number one suggestion that doctors will give you is to have a surgery to take out the stones, and sometimes, even the gallbladder. This can cause bloating and indigestion right after, so make sure to follow these tips on how to lose weight after bouncing back from your surgery. You might also want to get into a program by a weight loss studio for women in Newburyport, MA to start your journey.

Avoid Fatty Foods

Fatty and oily foods are very difficult to digest, and without your gallbladder, it can be harder for your body to take in. Without a gallbladder, fat and oil can be stuck in your body, making you feel more bloated. Also, you might notice that whenever you eat these types of food, your stomach will produce more acid, leaving you with not only a very bloated tummy but also a stomachache.

Eat Right

The number one thing that you should watch out for after getting your gallbladder removed is your diet. Not only will this keep you in shape, but it will also keep the stomach pain away.

Make sure to eat lots of vegetables, whole grain food, fruits, and low-fat milk produce. You can also include lean meat, poultry, fish, eggs, nuts, and beans in your diet, as long as they’re cooked properly and not on the oily side. Lastly, make sure to avoid sugary and salty foods, as these can make you pack that extra weight. Avoid eating fast food and junk food, too.

Work Out

Women at the gymWork out when you’re ready and well enough. Don’t force yourself to exercise right after the surgery, as this isn’t healthy and can even cause your stitches to open. Wait a few weeks and make sure that you’re well enough to work out, and then get right back on your feet.

Do light exercises at first and if you feel like you can, increase the intensity. Hire a professional trainer and explain your situation to get the best program for you.

When it comes to losing weight after your gallbladder surgery, patience and discipline are key. Follow these tips to a healthier and a more fit you!

July 13, 2018 at 3:29 amHead of Health

Some Facts to Know About Laser Hair Removal

Legs Undergoing Laser Hair RemovalThe hair on your head is a distinctive part of your look. People like a full head of hair because it usually means good health. The hair on other parts of the body, however, can be a problem.

Facial hair is fine on men, but not so much on women. A lot of hair under the arm, legs, arms, and bikini area can also be unattractive for many people. Good thing, laser hair removal in Utah provides a solution to these issues. Clarity Skin and other experts list some facts about this procedure:

How it works

Laser hair removal works best on unwanted hairs on the face, bikini area, and underarms. It destroys hair follicles or roots using a concentrated beam of laser. The doctor sends it down the hair shaft to the roots. The heat kills the roots, so it can no longer grow any hair.

It may take a few sessions to get rid of all hair in one area. This is because hair goes through a cycle. In the resting stage, it will not be visible on the surface. You have to go back to have these hairs removed once they get into the growing stage so the technician can zap it.

How long it lasts

Hair cannot grow if the laser destroys the roots. In that sense, laser hair removal is permanent. However, you may find that hair will grow again in that specific area where you had treatment. This is because of three things:

  • First is that the hair was in the resting phase at the time of the treatment.
  • Second is the laser only damaged the root; it did not destroy it. Hair that grows from damaged roots tends to be lighter and thinner. You can go for another session to take your hair out.
  • Third is the root is resistant to laser treatment. You may just want to pluck the stubborn ones out.

How color makes a difference

Laser hair removal works best on people with light skin and dark hair. This is because it is easier for the technician to target the hair. It is harder to see dark hair on dark skin or light hair on light skin. The color will also affect the type of laser to use. Research shows that lasers with longer wavelengths tend to get better results with dark skin. In addition, laser treatments may lighten the treated areas. This is more obvious on dark skin than on light skin.

Laser hair removal is a good option for getting rid of unwanted hair. These facts should give you information to help you decide if it is a good one for you.

July 13, 2018 at 1:00 amHead of Health

A Great Way Round the Wobble

a woman at the dentistWhen the time comes to choose how to replace a number of lost teeth, maybe because a couple have finally gone at the front of the mouth, there’s a lot to consider. When this happens, people are often older, maybe retired, and have to think carefully about how they spend their money. Cost is often an important factor in decisions regarding tooth replacements. Several thousand pounds on replacement teeth, even if it spread over several months of repayments, is lot of money for many pensioners to find. And so, much as they’d like to invest in dental implants in Birmingham, they often opt for dentures instead, believing that they are more cost-effective and modern dentures will be better fitting.

And they are at first, but after a while the jawbone shrinks in size by a fair amount; it’s inevitable without tooth roots to stimulate bone replacement. The dentures that once fitted so well start to slide forwards or backwards on the gums and can even come right out with a sneeze or a very loud laugh. There is a way round the wobble though, with the aid of dental implants in Birmingham using a technique known as denture stabilisation. This technique is available from various dental implant practices, including Sutton Implant Clinic.

What is denture stabilisation?

This technique combines the best of both worlds. People keep their dentures but get them customised so that they can fit onto mini dental implants in Birmingham. It takes between two and four mini dental implants to stabilise a denture, depending on whether it is in the upper or lower jaw. The patient can come in and get their implants done and their dentures customised at the same time and leave that same day with dentures that behave themselves at all times but are still taken out at night to rest the gums.

The other big plus about this is that having artificial tooth roots in the jawbone stimulates the bone cells to keep renewing themselves, thus keeping the jawbone strong and healthy looking, and allowing their owner to avoid the pointy-chinned look that come with long-term tooth loss. The face is held in place and the owner looks younger.

July 8, 2018 at 1:00 amHead of Health