The amount of time spent away from work and other activities is a major consideration for patients undergoing weight loss surgery. Lap band surgery, gastric sleeve, and gastric balloon procedures are popular surgical weight loss solutions which vary in the amount of time the patient must commit to preparation, surgery and recovery.
For years fibromyalgia patients were told “It’s all in your head,” when complaining of their aches and pains, and they were being told this by health professionals among others. Fibromyalgia was officially diagnosed as a disease in 1990, and years later there remains much controversy about it, including the best course of treatment for it. Conventional medical treatment for fibromyalgia entails medications previously approved for other maladies. Health Canada and the United States’ Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have both approved Pregabalin and Duloxetine for fibromyalgia treatment. However, these drugs, anti-seizure and anti depressant medications respectively, can cause serious side effects and a whole new set of problems. As a result, it’s not surprising that some fibromyalgia sufferers are now taking a naturopath Winnipeg approach for fibromyalgia relief.