Weight Loss Surgery – A Last-Ditch Option that Saves Lives

We hear about people having weight loss surgery – having their ‘stomach stapled’, and so on – with a kind of horrified fascination. What could drive someone to do a thing like that? For the vast majority of people, weight loss surgery is not in the books – if your weight problem is mild to […]

Complications of Gastric Bypass Surgery

Gastric bypass surgery is often the last hope for patients who suffer from weight-related complications.  Patients often have a dramatic improvement in their weight and health shortly after surgery.  The decision to undergo surgery, however, should not be taken lightly.  One should first fully understand the risks of gastric bypass surgery.   After […]

Obesity 101 – Gastric Bypass Vs. Gastric Banding Surgery

  Obesity is a major health crisis in America. For those who are obese, diet and exercise are often not enough. Weight loss surgery is often the best option.   The Center for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that over a third of Americans are overweight or obese (BMI>30). This is a major […]

Can Weight Loss Surgery Help Me With My Weight Issues?

Weight loss surgery is a usually perceived as a surgical procedure that decreases the size of your fat around the body, thus this enables you to lose a significant amount of weight. It is a permanent procedure, which requires a lifetime’s commitment to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Weight loss surgery not only helps you to […]