Weight Loss

How Obesity and Blood Pressure are Connected

It makes sense that February is American Heart Month — it’s a natural fit, with red hearts abound — but did you know that May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month?   And more importantly, do you more

Bariatric Surgery

This Mother’s Day, Take Care of You

When you become a mother, self-sacrifice and putting your children first becomes second nature. The focus shifts from your wants and needs to theirs, and you delay or even deny yourself things that were routine in your life more

Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric Surgery: The Solution to the Obesity Epidemic

Obesity rates continue to rise to epic proportions around the world. Now considered a global health epidemic, the disease is a major risk factor for serious medical problems, many of which can be fatal — heart disease, stroke more

Bariatric Surgery

New Data: Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Linked to Liver Cancer

You don’t have to drink alcohol in order to damage your liver. NASH, short for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, is a severe form of fatty liver disease that recently overtook hepatitis C as the primary cause of liver cancer in more

Bariatric Surgery

4 Things to Do With Your Extra Hour of Daylight

We all know that winter can take a toll on energy and motivation. It’s cold, snowy, and worst of all, it gets dark early. This means your days feel shorter, and you’re much less likely to engage in more

Bariatric Surgery

3 Myths About Alcohol & Bariatric Surgery

Alcohol has always held a stigma, but this is especially true when it comes to bariatric surgery. The misconceptions surrounding alcohol consumption after weight loss procedures are rampant, but there is not always truth to the myths. Below, more