Heart Health Month

February is Heart Health Month, and it’s a great time to focus on ways to keep your heart healthy. It’s important to raise awareness about cardiovascular health, and how to live a heart-healthy lifestyle so that more people can take steps to protect their hearts. This year, the federally designated event, American Heart Month, is…

Gastroparesis

Gastroparesis: Understanding The Disease

August is gastroparesis disease awareness month. Approximately five million Americans are afflicted with this chronic gastrointestinal disorder, but most Americans don’t know what it is. August is dedicated to promoting understanding disease symptoms and causes and disease awareness. What Is Gastroparesis? Gastroparesis, or delayed gastric emptying, causes the stomach to empty its contents very slowly…