How to Avoid Post-Op Bariatric Depression

Significant life changes, even positive ones, are known to produce periods of depression in individuals who are predisposed to the condition. A recent study published in Obesity Study has documented symptoms of depression in a cross-section patients six to twelve...

Bariatric Surgery Linked with Prevention of Atrial Fibrillation

According to HealthDay News, weight loss surgery is now linked with the prevention of atrial fibrillation, a dangerous heart rhythm disorder marked by an irregular heartbeat that affects over 2.7 million adults in the United States. Studies performed by the Mayo...

Do You Feel Supported In Your Support Group?

Undergoing weight loss surgery takes guts. Literally. The choice to alter your life for the better through a change in your body and behaviors is not easy and requires both determination and the will to change. However, human beings are social creatures who require...

Exercise Smarter, Not Harder

  Why do we say you should avoid insanity or P90x to lose weight? I get this question a lot. As the general public, when it comes to losing weight we want results instantly. I always think, “man, I ate so well and I worked out every day and I didn’t...

Weight Loss Surgery is Better Than Medication at Managing Diabetes

Managing type 2 diabetes can be difficult, and usually includes a regimen of insulin and dietary restriction to maintain healthy blood sugar levels. However, according to a new study called Stampede, conducted by Cleveland Clinic researchers and published in The New...