Monthly Archive: May 2015

May 29

Eating Too Much When Trying to Lose Weight

If you were faced with too many choices this holiday, and know you overate, maybe it’s time to look at a mechanical way to keep you from overeating. The lap band procedure will cut down on the size of your stomach and make you feel full faster, so you don’t eat too much. Call Dr. …

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May 27

Did You Strain Yourself this Weekend?

If you are suddenly having pain in your groin or abdomen, and participated in strenuous activities you don’t normally take part in, you may have suffered a hernia. If the pain doesn’t subside in a couple of days or you see bulging under your skin, see your doctor about the possibility of needing hernia surgery …

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May 25

Happy Memorial Day!

While you are enjoying your day off today, we are planning to take a break from weight loss surgery. While you are relaxing in Pine Hills, please take the time to reflect on the reason for the holiday. Honor and remember our veterans and their sacrifice.

May 22

Successful Weight Loss Surgery with Dr. Birkedal

Dr. Birkedal’s latest video, check it out!

May 18

Unsightly Varicose Veins

If you are plagued with unsightly varicose veins, Dr. Birkedal can certainly help. There are many, virtually pain free methods of ridding your legs of those ugly purple lines with vein thrombosis treatment. Call Dr. Birkedal today and set up a consultation.

May 15

Gallbladder Surgery and Weight Loss

Gallbladder surgery  is a form of bariatric surgery which aids in boosting your digestive system. This process involves the actual removal of the gallbladder, whether it is simply malfunctioning or causing many painful gallstones. This particular procedure can help with weight loss by fixing your digestive issues, which will cause your body to better absorb …

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May 13

Which Exercise is Best for Weight Loss?

Being able to exercise on a regular basis is a great way to experience safe weight loss and is one of the keys to having a healthy lifestyle, as well as losing or maintaining an ideal weight. There are various forms that exercise can take, and it is very possible that a mix of several …

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May 11

Carbohydrates-The Big Evil

Usually when we think of weight loss options, we immediately picture diets galore and a lot of exercise. When discussing the different types of diets that exist, there are three main food groups to consider, which are proteins, fats, and carbohydrates. All three of them have their place in everyday diets, but carbohydrates are the …

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May 10

Happy Mother’s Day

We would like to wish all of the mothers in Palm Bay and across Florida a Happy Mother’s Day on behalf of Dr. Birkedal. We hope that you enjoy your special day and that you create wonderful memories that will last for years to come.

May 08

Successful Weight Loss Surgery

When considering weight loss surgery, also known as bariatric surgery, there are many aspects to take into account. From the original planning of the surgery to the dietary restrictions that you will be facing after the surgery, it is important to discuss everything that is involved with your doctor. Dr. Christian Birkedal is one of …

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