Obesity has reached epidemic proportions, affecting one third of the U.S. population. It has serious physical, psychological, social and economic implications. It impacts every organ system-cardiovascular, genito-urinary, endocrine, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, and pulmonary. U.S. Preventative Services Task Force recommends that everyone get screened and those with a BMI of 30 or greater be offered multi component… Continue reading What Is Bariatric Surgery?
Weight gain is a multi-factorial process. Genetics, hormonal controls, diet, sleeping habits, lifestyle, physical activity, and stress all have an impact. These factors, and more, can lead to an imbalance in the energy equation. While some people seem to be able to lose weight more quickly and more easily than others, everyone loses weight when they burn… Continue reading Four Ways To Burn Calories And Help Weight Loss