The Colorectal Surgery Post Diet

One of the most challenging parts of colorectal surgery is the recovery. This is not because of the staples or stitches, but the diet. The colon or large intestine is the part of the digestive system where liquids are absorbed into the bloodstream. It is also where the leftover food that has not been digested is converted into stool. Those may not sound like very important jobs, but after colorectal surgery, you will begin to see just how important they are. Read More 

3 Tips For Taking Probiotics For The First Time

After coming across probiotic supplements and other similar products, you might have thought about implementing probiotics in your life. After all, as you might have heard, they can be helpful if you want to improve your digestive health, and they may even help with heart health, allergies, and more. However, you might not be sure of whether or not it's a good idea to do so, and you could be unsure of how to do it. Read More 

Lifestyle Habits To Avoid Following Tummy Tuck Surgery

Tummy tucks are a popular component of a "mommy makeover." This term refers to cosmetic plastic surgeries that women request after giving birth. In addition to tummy tucks, post-pregnancy makeovers include breast lifts and liposuction. While these surgical procedures are not especially high-risk surgeries, even the best plastic surgeons recommend that their patients avoid certain lifestyle habits before and after surgery to lower the risk for complications. Here are some lifestyle habits your surgeon may tell you to avoid after getting your tummy tuck. Read More 

Staying Sober In Outpatient Treatment: 4 Tips

For many patients, outpatient treatment is the best choice for handling alcohol addiction. This approach allows you to keep attending school or work while getting the treatment you need to become sober. One challenge of outpatient treatment, however, is that alcohol is accessible. Unlike with inpatient rehab, where you'd be in a facility without any access to alcohol, you'll be living at home with liquor stores within reach. So how can you stay sober while in outpatient treatment for alcohol addiction? Read More 

The Basics Of Your Immigration Medical Exam

A key part of the process of immigrating into the United States is the successful completion of an immigration medical exam. If you have been advised to complete this exam, you may be wondering what to expect. Here's a look at what you should know as you prepare to complete this exam. The Purpose Of The Exam An immigration medical exam is designed to ensure that those permitted to enter the country are free of serious communicable diseases, mental illness, and other medical concerns that could prove problematic. Read More