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Bariatric Surgery For Morbid Obesity Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Bariatric Surgery For Morbid Obesity.

The Weight-Loss Side Effect That No One Talks About

Studies show that the vast majority of people who lose 50 percent or more of their body weight (whether through surgery or lifestyle change) report being unhappy with their bodies later. Why? Because even after all the work and the weight loss, losin...  Read more

Types of Arthritis

When you hear the term "arthritis," you probably imagine painful and stiff joints. While that is pretty accurate (arthritis literally means "joint inflammation"), there are actually over 100 different types of arthritis, which is...  Read more

About SparkPeople's Recommendations provides free tools, resources and support for adults who want to improve their diets, establish a healthy lifestyle, get physically active, lose weight and/or manage their weight. We stand by our weight-loss, exercise and dietar...  Read more

A New Definition For ''Old''

According to Webster's Dictionary, the word “old” is defined as “having been in use for a long time,” “worn, dilapidated, ancient, or decayed by time.” After an experience as a volunteer at the 1995 St. Louis S...  Read more

Easing Back into Exercise after a Hysterectomy

Julia Nichols, an active mother of three from Cincinnati, Ohio, was just 37 when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Luckily, it was detected and treated early, but because her cancer had tested positive for estrogen, Julia was at a higher risk of...  Read more

The Obesity Code
Updated 5/3/2016 11:17:45 AM

If you haven't seen anything by Dr. Fung, and if you are struggling to figure out why the old formula of "calories in / colories out" does NOT work for your body in terms of losing weight, check out his book.  Read more

My Bareactric surgery date, tomorrow AM Finally he
Updated 4/27/2016 4:45:58 PM

My Bareactric surgery date, tomorrow AM Finally here! After 6 month's of hard work, it paid off, whew!!! I'm at: to email me, I can share you all of my secrets that took me this far! God bless you all...  Read more

Laser dental surgery today. I am so nervous.
Updated 4/27/2016 11:44:05 AM

Laser dental surgery today. I am so nervous....  Read more

Had a rough day today. My son had minor surgery an
Updated 4/26/2016 8:48:43 PM

Had a rough day today. My son had minor surgery and I ended up eating way too much and not exercising. Will try for a better day tomorrow...wish me luck!...  Read more

Wondering how everyone is losing weight… surgery
Updated 4/27/2016 12:57:25 PM

Wondering how everyone is losing weight… surgery, diet, or something else. Looking for different ways to help me with my goal. Thanks...  Read more

One of the keys to successful weight loss is to have realistic goals.

Obesity TreatmentOne of the keys to successful weight loss is to have realistic goals.The treatment for obesity is weight loss, and there are a number of ways to achieve that, including:Diet and lifestyle changesPrescription medicinesWeight-loss surg...  Read more

Measure, not eyeball

I HAVE to measure everything! I've discovered that my looks like a cup is usually closer to 1 1/2 cups! Since I had bariatric by-pass surgery my stomach is supposed to hold a cup of food. If I eat slowly (which I do) I could put a lot more in. I...  Read more

Lap Banders

Gastric Banding Surgery...Have it, want it, need it, or love someone who has it, wants it or needs it! Welcome!...  Read more

Could Your Weight-Loss Expenses Be Tax Deductible?

Obesity and its medical complications are an expensive problem in the United States. Because the costs continue to rise, the government is offering tax incentives to entice people to lose weight. At this time of year when you're thinking about impr...  Read more

Finding a Doc Who Sees beyond the Scale

By Beth Donovan, ~INDYGIRL It's not easy finding a doctor you like, especially when you're overweight. Some unlucky patients are simply told that their symptoms will go away if they lose weight, without any diagnostic testing to see if the...  Read more