Category: Health Conditions

How Medication Absorption Changes After Bariatric Surgery

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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The Connection Between Obesity And Sleep Apnea

does obesity cause sleep apnea?

If you are overweight or obese and you experience difficulty breathing while you sleep, you may be suffering from a condition known as sleep apnea. Research has found that obesity and sleep apnea have a strong connection.   Symptoms of sleep apnea can range from headaches, drowsiness, and confusion, to chronic fatigue, cognitive impairment, anxiety,…

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The Connection Between Obesity and Cancer

connection between obesity and cancer

Obesity has been positively linked to a host of serious health conditions and diseases, and there is growing evidence that having a high body mass index (BMI) increases the risk of developing certain types of cancer, including colon, breast, kidney, and pancreatic. Experts also believe that being overweight may be linked to cervical, ovarian, liver,…

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What To Ask Your Bariatric Doctor About Cosmetic Surgery Procedures

Questions about cosmetic surgery procedures

Shortly after your bariatric surgery, you might start considering cosmetic surgery to address the impacts of significant weight loss. With our vast experience helping patients through their weight loss journey, we have compiled a list the top cosmetic surgery questions you should be asking your doctor before choosing a cosmetic surgery practice or procedure. The Top Cosmetic Surgery…

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