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Diets And Exercise Have Not Helped You Lose The Weight, Bariatric Surgery Hartford Might Have The Answer You Are Looking...

If you are more than 100 pounds over-weight, Bariatric Surgery in Hartford might be the answer for you. Quality of life and health issues such as cardiac disease, joint pain and breakdown, high blood pressure and diabetes are a few of the health problems caused by being severely over-weight. The length of your life is also shortened dramatically, cutting short a life spent with your loved ones. There are several options available, both permanent and reversible depending on your health history and needed weight loss. The lap band procedure is reversible and minimally invasive. Restrictive in application, a silicone band is placed around the upper portion of the stomach, creating a small pouch that will hold approximately 1 ounce of food. The band has a balloon around the inside that can be filled with saline, restricting the food intake further. Taking about 90 minutes it requires less recovery time and requires no stomach stapling or removal. It is a fairly low risk Bariatric Surgery Hartford Laparoscopic Vertical Banded Gastroplasty (VBG) surgery is slightly more invasive, but is also reversible. A portion of the stomach is stapled and divided from the rest of the stomach, again a one ounce pouch is created. No other surgery is performed and digestion is uninterrupted. This procedure requires an overnight stay and the recovery time is a little longer. Patients generally return to work within two to three weeks. The Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy is non-reversible and more involved. Approximately 85% of the stomach is removed. The digestive process is not altered, but the quantity of food is restricted dramatically and requires a hospital stay. The final capacity of the stomach is generally one to five ounces. Lapparoscopic Roux-en-y Gastric Bypass is perhaps the most dramatic and invasive of all...

The Use of Chelation Therapy in Alternative Medicine...

The use of chelation therapy as a cleansing agent to remove heavy metals from the body has many possible benefits, depending on individual circumstances. The most basic process involves the infusion of amino acid into the body, which is a microscopic molecule that binds to heavy metals such as iron, mercury, and lead, and then extracts them through the process of urination. For people who have certain levels of these metals in their body, they can have a toxic effect that causes diverse issues, such as cardiac disease and the production of harmful free radicals in the body. Chelation therapy is a method of drawing out the toxins that can lead to these kinds of unhealthy conditions whereby cells break down and depreciate and can even eventually lead to premature death. There has been a lot in the press in recent years about free radicals and the harmful effects they can produce in the body. Free radicals can cause severe imbalances in nutrition, deficits in appropriate vitamins, and can cause many of the body’s tissues to lack the appropriate amount of oxygen needed in order to function efficiently. Using chelation therapy for some people can detract the metals from the body that cause free radicals, allowing the body to have the resources to build up healthy levels of natural vitamins and minerals. Chelation therapy can also, therefore, have a direct effect on cardiac disease that leads to hardened arteries and plaque buildup, and the accumulation of too many platelets that can lead to clotting, thereby improving blood circulation so that oxygen can move through various capillaries and give your body’s various tissues the levels of oxygen they need in order to function properly. In the context of a holistic alternative treatment, the therapy may...