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Weight-Loss Surgery May Help You Accomplish Your New Years Resolution

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Weight-Loss Surgery May Help You Accomplish Your New Years Resolution

A Thomson Reuters health poll revealed that over the last five years, one in three Americans chose weight loss as a resolution for the New Year. Approximately half of these people desired losing anywhere from 10 to 30 pounds. According to the Center for Disease Control, approximately 35.7 percent of the adults in the United…

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Everything You Need to Know About Getting an Adjustable Gastric Band

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Everything You Need to Know About Getting an Adjustable Gastric Band

The adjustable gastric band, lap band, or LAGB is a silicone band placed around the upper portion of the stomach to restrict food intake and restrict the size of the stomach. An adjustable gastric band is a form of bariatric surgery, and is usually used to treat obesity when other methods of weight loss have…

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Underneath the Skin of the Bariatric Diet

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Underneath the Skin of the Bariatric Diet

When your weight becomes a serious threat to your health and if dieting and exercise have failed to produce the desired results then bariatric surgery is your best option of attaining a weight and a body mass index that is considered safe and healthy. Bariatric surgery is considered to be major surgery and it is…

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Losing Weight: Focusing on the World of Bariatric Health

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Losing Weight: Focusing on the World of Bariatric Health

Losing weight has never been an easy task. Some experts recommend High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) for losing weight while others recommend dieting with the addition of weight training. The truth is a generic strategy can never be effective for everyone as everyone has different hereditary characteristics, gene structure, and lifestyle. Therefore, any of the…

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A Indepth Guide to Bariatric Surgeries

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A Indepth Guide to Bariatric Surgeries

In a nation obsessed with appearance, more and more people are turning to cosmetic surgery and beauty procedures in an attempt to improve on what Mother Nature has given them, but with obesity becoming an increasing concern in the UK, some surgeries have more than an aesthetic purpose, they could save lives. Bariatric surgery helps…

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Sometimes Losing Weight Is Simply Out Of Your Control, Fortunately You Have Options

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Sometimes Losing Weight Is Simply Out Of Your Control, Fortunately You Have Options

With the barrage of weight-loss programs, unique equipment and obscure methods, it is easy to get mixed up in what is effective and more importantly, what is healthy as a weight-loss option. As someone who has trouble controlling their weight, many of these mainstream options are simply not practical or even possible depending on your…

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FAQ: Weight Loss Surgery

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FAQ: Weight Loss Surgery

You probably have a lot of questions if you’re facing a weight loss surgery. Different bariatric surgeries are recommended for different overweight issues. Once a significant amount of weight is lost, many patients will follow a bariatric surgery with another type of cosmetic surgery such as a breast augmentation or tummy tuck, to help tone…

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Picking the Right Surgeon for Your Lap Band Surgery

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Picking the Right Surgeon for Your Lap Band Surgery

Once you have determined that you are definitely a candidate for lap band surgery, you will need to find yourself a surgeon. Bariatric surgery, also known as weight loss surgery, is a very specialized field. It is not cosmetic surgery but a general surgery. That being said, if you are interested in this type of…

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Last Resort Weight Loss Options

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Last Resort Weight Loss Options

When it comes time to lose weight, a healthy diet and exercise routine are always the ideal solutions. Sometimes though, those options just aren’t enough to help a body get his or her body in shape. If you have been struggling to lose weight, there are some alternatives you can try in a final attempt…

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