The LINX® procedure involves the placing of a small, flexible band of magnets surrounded in titanium beads around the esophagus. The beads emit a magnetic attraction that works to strengthen the LES. It’s an incredibly innovative technology, and a great alternative to more invasive surgical options like Nissen fundoplication. Here are five things we love about the LINX® Procedure:
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Acid reflux affects millions of adults in the United States, and is the reason for billions of dollars being spent on prescription and over-the-counter medications. However, the dangers of GERD reflux medication are numerous, and these medications do not cure GERD, they merely offer temporary relief from symptoms. So, how can you cure your acid-reflux for good? Here are some sustainable acid reflux remedies:
What is a laparoscopy? Or, what is laparoscopic surgery? For those of us used to the term, the insight comes immediately, but for someone who’s never heard about it, it can leave the procedure in a cloud of mystery as to the ins and the outs of the surgery. In that case, here is a little more information on laparoscopic surgeries and how they work.