What is the safest weight loss surgery?

Obesity is a prevalent problem all around the world and especially in the United States. The latest surveys points out that one out of two people in the United States are overweight. The real problem of being overweight is that it is the beginning of many other diseases like diabetes, heart problems and joint problems. […]

Is Weight Loss Surgery Suitable For You

Weight loss surgery, also known as bariatric surgery in medical terminology, refers to a group of gastrointestinal surgical procedures carried out on patients suffering from chronic morbid obesity (i.e., at least 100 lbs overweight, or a body mass index, BMI, of 40 or greater, for more than 5 years). It is used to facilitate weight […]

Is Lap Band Obesity Surgery The Best FDA Approved Method For Morbid Obesity

Lap-band adjustable gastric banding is the latest entrant that’s been approved by the FDA in 2001 in the sphere of surgical treatment for morbid obesity. This obesity surgery is a non-permanent weight loss treatment that has become a popular option for people suffering from clinically severe obesity. It is also called gastric banding, involves […]

Weight-loss Surgery Yet to Attract People

According to the American Obesity Association, obese people have a 50-100 per cent increased risk of death as compared to normal weight individuals. Severe obesity is associated with a significant increase in morbidity. Attempts to manage morbid obesity with medical weight reduction programmes have failed completely. Childhood obesity is on the rise in Pakistan […]