Monthly Archive: April 2015

Apr 29

The Cost of Bariatric Surgery

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When considering the option of bariatric surgery to help with any weight loss issues you may be experiencing, knowing the cost of bariatric surgery is definitely an important factor to consider. There are many situations in which insurance can help, and your doctor is the best person to discuss this with as they can give …

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Apr 27

Acting on Obesity


  When it comes to obesity, there are a lot of misconceptions. There is a popular belief that this current epidemic is due more to lifestyle choices than it is an actual disease, but this is an inaccurate assumption. The body of a person suffering with obesity has regulated itself to where the brain believes …

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Apr 24

Benefits of Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery describes a wide range of weight loss surgeries and other procedures. Some of these are lap band surgery, gastric bypass surgery, and thyroid surgery. There are many benefits to this type of surgery. For example, if you are struggling with weight loss issues, this type of surgery can relieve a lot of your …

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Apr 22

How Spider Vein Surgery Can Help You

When considering spider veins surgery, it is important to understand how it will affect you and what the overall outcome will be. This particular type of surgery causes little to no pain, and uses a special type of liquid to help these veins to disappear. While the recovery time is usually about a month or …

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Apr 21

Why do Carbohydrates Make Us Fat?

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Carbohydrates are one of the many food groups that are a part of an over all healthy diet. Many times, carbohydrates are believed to be all bad and that is not entirely true. While there are many foods that are within this group that are indeed unhealthy and can cause severe problems, there are also …

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Apr 20

Understanding Laparoscopic Surgery

Laparoscopic surgery is defined as a surgery where a laparoscope is used. By using this small, powerful tool, surgeons are able to perform various types of surgery without having to make major incisions as they did in the past. This type of surgery, as such, has also been labeled as “minimally invasive”. It is a …

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Apr 17

How Hernia Surgery Can Help You With GERD

There is now an increasing demand for a surgery that can help people with GERD to relieve their chronic symptoms. This condition is brought on by an actual malfunction of the lower esophageal sphincter, which allows acids to seep back up into the esophagus. Fortunately, there is now minimally invasive hernia surgery which can be …

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Apr 15

Thyroid Surgery and Weight Loss

Many times, there are people who end up having thyroid surgery because of hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism. These conditions cause the thyroid to be either underactive or overly active and can cause a lot of unnecessary weight gain. One of the ways that doctors can help with this particular weight related issue is by having the …

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Apr 14

Importance of Strength Training in Weight Loss

Strength training is a great way to help increase the intensity or simply the amount of energy that you are expending during your exercise sessions, and is a great way to help in your quest for safe weight loss. Many people wonder what strength training is, how it works, and how it can really help …

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Apr 13

Benefits of Gastric Bypass Surgery

Gastric bypass surgery can be a serious surgery to undergo. The good news is that by having this surgery, you can quickly recover from a great deal of health issues including high blood pressure, sleep apnea, and asthma. Provided that you make an effort to stay within the diet and exercise guidelines that are given …

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