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Hiatal Hernia

Symptoms of a hiatal hernia can be relieved with weight reduction and with smoking cessation. It is also important to avoid eating large meals and to also avoid lying down after eating. Medications can be prescribed, and occasionally surgical repair of the hernia is required. Increasing age,...


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A Journal Promotes Sleep

Try beating insomnia by keeping a notebook near your bed, says the Better Sleep Council. Before going to sleep, write down your worries, the tasks you must complete the next day and anything else in your thoughts. Doing this will help you forget about your concerns until the morning, which should help you sleep better.

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Cholesterol
There's a lot of news about cholesterol these days, and with good reason. High cholesterol contributes to heart disease, which kills more Americans than all cancers combined. A regular exercise routine and good eating habits — along with medication if your doctor recommends it — can keep cholesterol levels under control and lower your risk of heart disease.

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Bariatric Surgery
If you’re more than 100 pounds overweight, bariatric surgery may be the solution for you. Use this center to learn about the different types of procedures and the risks and benefits of each.

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