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Surgery: Preparation and Aftercare to Promote Wellbeing

Surgery: Preparation and Aftercare to Promote Wellbeing

Facing surgery is daunting under almost any circumstances. There are potential complications that can arise from surgery, as well as the natural healing process required to recover. There are various things a person can do to prepare for surgery and to enhance their...
The IBS Cookbook: Diet Tips for Irritable Bowel Sufferers

The IBS Cookbook: Diet Tips for Irritable Bowel Sufferers

The IBS Cookbook for Dummies is a publication by Dr. Carolyn Dean and Christine Wheeler, MA, providing a unique dietary guide for sufferers of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). In the United States alone, there are around 35 million people living with IBS...
Irritable Bowel Syndrome: IBS for Dummies

Irritable Bowel Syndrome: IBS for Dummies

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a condition affecting the digestive system. People diagnosed with IBS usually have it for life and may experience a variety of symptoms, including constipation, diarrhea, bloating and cramps. These symptoms may last for anywhere from...
Treating High Cholesterol: Are Statins Safe?

Treating High Cholesterol: Are Statins Safe?

High cholesterol refers to higher than acceptable levels of what is known as ‘bad’ cholesterol in the body. LDL cholesterol – or low-density lipoprotein cholesterol – at too high a level has been linked to cardiovascular disease and a narrowing and hardening of the...
Dr. Carolyn Dean: The ‘Making Miserable People Happy’ Award

Dr. Carolyn Dean: The ‘Making Miserable People Happy’ Award

In 2012, Dr. Carolyn Dean was honored with an award from the Arrhythmia Alliance, celebrating her outstanding medical contribution to services for cardiac rhythm management. The awards event was organized by HRS, the Heart Rhythm Society, and held at the Heart Rhythm...