The Surgery Center of Lakeland Hills specializes in colon cancer screening and the treatment of gastrointestinal problems. Our outpatient, freestanding endoscopic facility has proudly served the Polk County community since 2005. Since we opened, we’ve relentlessly provided high quality care in a setting that is friendly, comfortable and deserving of your trust.
How Stress Affects Your Weight and Digestion
When you’re feeling stressed, your central nervous system goes into survival mode and shuts down blood-flow to your midsection, decreases output of digestive enzymes and affects digestive muscle contractions.
Ovarian Cancer Awareness
“You just GOT TEAL’D!” Don’t be surprised if you hear these words during the month of September, because it’s National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.
New Nutrition Guidelines for Preventing Cancer
New research published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition shows six dietary guidelines that can help lower the risk of cancer, and the overall recommendation is to build your meals around fruits, vegetables and legumes.