All Stories for Orange Coast Memorial
To find relief after years of frequent, heavy periods and pelvic pain due to fibroids, Zana was ready to have a hysterectomy. She was prepared for a long recovery and scar – but neither one happened.
Plenty of fans and coaches lose their voice after watching a hard-fought game, but football coach Matthew Bowman’s ongoing hoarseness over the past year signaled a far more serious yet common condition – gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
When traveling, graphic design consultant Sandy Balthaser was frequently on deadline, so downtime wasn’t an option. Then she was burdened with a hiatal hernia, and with it the stomach-churning gastrointestinal esophageal reflux disease (GERD).
Gastric bypass and other bariatric surgeries help thousands of men and women achieve long-term weight loss to cure obesity.