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13 07, 2017

Types of Bariatric Surgery

Types of Bariatric Surgery The type of surgery that may be best to help a person lose weight depends on a number of factors. You should discuss with your doctor what kind of surgery might be best for you or your teen. What is the difference between open and laparoscopic surgery? In open bariatric surgery, [...]

13 07, 2017

Bariatric Surgery Benefits

Bariatric Surgery Benefits What are the benefits of Bariatric surgery? Bariatric surgery can help you lose weight and improve many health problems related to obesity. These health problems include: Type 2 Diabetes High Blood Pressure Unhealthy Cholesterol Levels Sleep Apnea Urinary Incontinence Body Pain Knee And Hip Pain You may be better able to move [...]

13 07, 2017

About Obesity

About Obesity The crisis is obesity. It’s the fastest-growing cause of disease and death in America. And it’s completely preventable. — The Surgeon General Obesity specifically refers to an excessive amount of body fat. "Overweight" refers to an excessive amount of body weight that includes muscle, bone, fat, and water. As a rule, women have [...]

13 07, 2017

How to Be Full From Within After Weight Loss Surgery

How to Be Full From Within After Weight Loss Surgery What does it mean to be “full from within?” This concept refers to the idea that we no longer have this psychological “black hole,” that needs to be fed through external things such as; food, drugs, alcohol, spending, relationships, gambling. ~ Dr. Colleen, The Psychology [...]

5 07, 2017

Why Big Pharma Is Struggling to Profit From the Obesity Epidemic

Why Big Pharma Is Struggling to Profit From the Obesity Epidemic New medicines offer hope to 600 million, but drugmakers face a problem. In a decades-long struggle to control her weight, Carolyn Mills joined the YMCA many times, signed up for the Jenny Craig diet program and tried fen-phen, the drug combination later found to [...]

5 07, 2017

Adult Obesity Causes & Consequences

Adult Obesity Causes & Consequences Obesity is a complex health issue to address. Obesity results from a combination of causes and contributing factors, including individual factors such as behavior and genetics. Behaviors can include dietary patterns, physical activity, inactivity, medication use, and other exposures. Additional contributing factors in our society include the food and physical [...]

5 07, 2017

Obesity in the US Very Fast Facts

Obesity in the US Fast Facts (CNN) Here's a look at obesity in the United States. Obesity is achieved when a person reaches a particular body mass index (BMI). Adults with a BMI of 25 to 29.9 are considered overweight, while adults with a BMI of 30 or more are considered obese. Obesity can increase the risk [...]

13 06, 2017

Lap Band Surgery (Gastric Banding)

Lap Band Surgery (Gastric Banding) Introduction Obesity is a growing concern. By medical standards, obesity is defined as having a body mass index (BMI) of over 30 kg/m2. While lifestyle modification remains the cornerstone for treatment, surgical options are becoming more popular. One of the surgical treatments for obesity is called gastric banding, commonly known [...]

13 06, 2017

6 Self-Care Tips After Surgery

6 Self-Care Tips After Surgery  Your surgery is over, and now it’s time to heal. You may be anxious to get back to normal as soon as possible, and there are some steps you can take to help your recovery move along. Recovery could take anywhere from a week to a few months, depending on [...]