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Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding (Lap Band) Surgery

Posted by Lake Health Bariatric Team on Aug 1, 2019 9:18:07 AM

Topics: Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery


There are several types of weight loss surgery, including Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, laparoscopic vertical sleeve gastrectomy and laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding, known as lap band surgery. All three surgeries have the same objective: to help you lose weight by reducing the amount of food that you can consume at one time.

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Breastfeeding: Help for Painful Nipples

Posted by Lake Health Lactation Consultants on Jun 30, 2019 7:32:00 PM

Topics: Pregnancy, New Moms, Parenting, Breastfeeding

Congratulations! You have a new baby and have decided to breastfeed. I applaud your decision because breastfeeding offers many benefits for you and your babyMichelle Carlson, RN, IBCLC, certified lactation consultant, discusses the common challenges of breastfeeding discomfort and what to do: 

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Natural Remedies for Allergies

Posted by Integrative Medicine Team on Jun 30, 2019 10:24:00 AM

Topics: Integrative Medicine, Allergies, Herbs

Runny nose, itchy eyes, congestion and sneezing—allergies can make you miserable. The good news is that there are natural remedies to help relieve your symptoms, according to Lake Health naturopathic provider Jacob Wolf, ND, LAc, Dipl OM:

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Soothing Teething Pain

Posted by Lake Health Family Practice Team on Jun 29, 2019 10:04:00 AM

Topics: Parenting, Infant Care

Teething is uncomfortable for your baby, and can really disrupt your household.  Dr. Simone Majetich, a family physician with Lake Health Physician Group SOM Center Primary Care, shares her top tips for soothing teething pain: 

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What Does Baby Need for the First Few Weeks?

Posted by Women's Health Team on Jun 28, 2019 10:08:00 AM

Topics: Pregnancy, Women's Health, Infant Care

If you're expecting a baby, you may be overwhelmed when you think of all the items you need to prepare to bring home for your new bundle of joy. What does a baby really need in the first weeks at home? The answer is - not as much as you may think! Dr. Cynthia Boes with Lake Health Women's Health Specialists shares the basic baby needs checklist she recommends for her new parents:

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Grill Up these Healthier Summer Recipes

Posted by Lake Health Bariatric Team on Jun 7, 2019 1:41:03 PM

Topics: Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery, Healthy Diet, Nutrition


After bariatric surgery, it's important to aim for eating three high-protein meals a day. Caitlin McCullough, RD, LD, clinical dietitian with the Lake Health Bariatric Surgery Center, shares a few of her favorite healthier summer grilling recipes:

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Does Acupuncture Work for Headaches?

Posted by Integrative Medicine Team on May 21, 2019 2:51:00 PM

Topics: Integrative Medicine, acupuncture, headaches

The short answer to whether acupuncture relieves headaches is YES! In fact, acupuncture, which has been around for about 4,000 years, has a long history of success in easing a variety of painful conditions. Jacob Wolf, ND, LAc, Dipl OM, with Lake Health Integrative Medicine explains how acupuncture works for headaches: 

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Recommended Screen Time for Children and Adults

Posted by Lake Health Primary Care Team on May 20, 2019 4:09:00 PM

Topics: Kids, Parenting

Watching TV, playing a video game, using a smartphone—it all counts as screen time. Dr. Tim Golemgeski with Lake Health Physician Group Willowick Primary Care offers guidelines for specific ages and gives tips to help you convince your child that limiting screen time is important. Hear his top tips on how to bring more balance to your life by setting limits and offering alternatives:

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Dealing with Morning Sickness

Posted by Women's Health Team on May 18, 2019 6:18:00 PM

Topics: Pregnancy, Women's Health

Nausea during pregnancy - sometimes called morning sickness -  is typically one of the most experienced and complained about symptoms that women report. Dr. Christine Slotta, an OB/GYN physician with Lake Health Physician Group Women's Health Specialists, shares the advice she gives to her patients for dealing with nausea during pregnancy: 

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How Your Doctor Can Help You Breastfeed

Posted by Lake Health Family Practice Team on May 8, 2019 3:49:00 PM

Topics: Parenting, Women's Health, Breastfeeding, Infant Care

Breast milk is a great source of nutrition for your baby and has benefits for mom too. Every mother’s experience with breastfeeding is different and Dr. Simone Majetich, a family physician with Lake Health Physician Group SOM Center Primary Care, knows moms need support and encouragement to reach their breastfeeding goals.

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