Losing weight is a difficult task. Many people struggle with weight issues and often seek professional help to address them. Nowadays, we see several medically supervised weight-loss interventions are available, such as behavioral changes, pre-packed meals, pharmacotherapy, and bariatric surgery, with surgery often being the last resort for patients who’ve failed to lose weight. The […]
Many recent statistics claim that obesity and obesity related health problems are on a steady rise. There are people who adopt a healthy lifestyle and monitor their diet to prevent further health risks, however, some aren’t so lucky. Bariatric surgery has proved to be an effective method to battle these issues, but a major surgery […]
According to a new study by the CDC over 40% of Americans are now obese. That’s over double the amount since Obesity was first declared an Epidemic.
As obesity and its health risks become a growing issue, a number of medical experts are finding ways to safely help those who have an extremely high BMI (body mass index). Bariatric surgery has always existed as an option for those who have trouble losing weight. One of these newly developed procedures is called gastric […]
Morbid obesity is a severely growing problem in the United States. It is defined as having 100 pounds in excess over your regular body weight. While non-surgical treatments of weight loss require extensive diet and exercise regime, many estimates state that most of the patients undergoing non-surgical treatments regain their weight after just 2-4 years […]