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Exercise Improves the Lives of Bariatric Surgery Patients

Exercise Improves the Lives of Bariatric Surgery Patients

Individuals who were engaged in regular physical activity following bariatric surgery lost more weight and found better overall health and vitality and less depression and anxiety compared with those who were inactive, according to a recent study. Read More


Expert Commentary: Dr. Elliot Goodman May 1, 2009

Expert Commentary: Dr. Elliot Goodman May 1, 2009

The study, published by the American Physiological Society in the Journal of Applied Physiology, describes a three times greater risk of experiencing a stroke or dying, compared to people with similar health but without sleep apnea. What the study did not say though is that the vast majority ... Read More


Expert Commentary: Dr. Elliot Goodman, MD April 22, 2009

Expert Commentary: Dr. Elliot Goodman, MD April 22, 2009

The latest study reported at the American Heart Association's Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention annual conference confirms what we are seeing all around us - our children are getting fatter.  The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tells us that 24 percent of... Read More


Growth Hormone Aids Healthier Obesity Weight Loss

Growth Hormone Aids Healthier Obesity Weight Loss

Administering growth hormone to obese women as they diet and exercise after undergoing bariatric surgery helps them lose more fat-tissue weight and retain more lean-muscle-mass weight, a recent report showed.     The small study, published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrino... Read More


Signs of a Good Bariatric Surgery Candidate

Signs of a Good Bariatric Surgery Candidate

If you're obese and have tried every diet imaginable, sticking to it faithfully, and still can't lose the excess poundage, you might be a candidate for weight-loss surgery. But bariatric surgeons don't choose just anyone. To qualify, a prospective patient must satisfy certain criteria. First,... Read More


Bariatric Surgery Found to Lower Risk of Death

Bariatric Surgery Found to Lower Risk of Death

Obesity is on the rise, and so are associated health risks like diabetes, high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, and sleep apnea. Although once believed to be a risky and rare procedure, bariatric surgery is becoming a prevalent option for people who suffer from morbid obesity. Over 175... Read More


Obesity and Weight Loss Surgery

Obesity and Weight Loss Surgery

Severe obesity is a chronic condition that is difficult to treat through diet and exercise alone. Bariatric surgery is one of the best options for people who are severely obese and cannot lose weight by traditional means or who suffer from serious obesity-related health problems. The surgery ... Read More


Growing Number of Patients Opt for Gastric Banding

Growing Number of Patients Opt for Gastric Banding

Millions of us are fighting the battle of the bulge. While diet and exercise work, for many it doesn't cut it. But aggressive surgery is too much for most. This is really intended for those considered morbidly, or extremely obese, so much so it's an immediate risk to one's health. Now, maybe,... Read More



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