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exploring the causes of obesity

Many people out there believe obesity is simply brought about by an inability to control one’s hunger. Thus, overeating occurs, and naturally, the body begins to accumulate unhealthy levels of body fat.   While there’s certainly some truth to this belief, the true causes of obesity are far more complicated.

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preventing hair loss after bariatric surgery

The thought of losing your hair can be frightening, and while hair loss after bariatric surgery is a common occurrence, it’s a temporary inconvenience at worst. The question that begs to be asked is why is bariatric surgery hair loss so common and what can you do to manage it?

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stress induced weight gain

Living under stress is both unpleasant and unfortunately common. From troubles at home to busy days at the office, stress is a contributing factor to the day to day lives of millions of Americans. Stress and weight gain often go hand-in-hand.   For those who make little progress in weight loss despite a great diet…

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obesity can lead to rheumatoid arthritis

Obesity has many consequences to your health, including an increased risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Most individuals are aware of these common factors, but there are other challenges that some patients may not realize. The relationship between obesity and knee pain is one such challenge.   If you have felt pain while walking or…

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medication absorption after bariatric surgery

Weight loss surgery is a serious procedure, changing many things about your body to help you look better and feel better. The changes you can see are largely physical, leading to substantial weight loss when combined with diet and exercise.   But in addition to the obvious changes, your body’s physiology changes as well, especially…

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