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Primary Obesity Surgery Endolumenal Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Primary Obesity Surgery Endolumenal.

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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

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

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

SparkPeople.com 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

The Heart of a Woman

Heart disease is not a disease that only affects men. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), heart disease kills more than 500,000 women annually. In 2001, well over half of the people who died from heart disease were women. Yet...  Read more

So STRESSED out! My son had surgery yesterday and
Updated 8/26/2016 10:21:58 AM

So STRESSED out! My son had surgery yesterday and I went way over calories. Sticking to calories while stressed out is hard. Anyone have any tips to beat stress eating?...  Read more

#wls anyone else had weight loss surgery. -VSG or
Updated 8/25/2016 4:24:58 PM

#wls anyone else had weight loss surgery. -VSG or bypass?...  Read more

I've had back surgery awhile ago and I really want
Updated 8/25/2016 1:34:09 PM

I've had back surgery awhile ago and I really want to work on flattening my stomach but I have difficulty doing sit ups any suggestions on what I can do?...  Read more

Prayers requested for my mother Carol. In surgery
Updated 8/24/2016 7:59:53 AM

Prayers requested for my mother Carol. In surgery today for her left breast cancer...  Read more

Are there any other Sparkies on here whose primary
Updated 8/23/2016 10:05:58 PM

Are there any other Sparkies on here whose primary cardio exercise is bicycling ? #exercise...  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

Is Your Heart Healthy Enough For Surgery?

If you're at risk for heart disease, you may need additional testing before a hip replacement or other major surgery.All surgery, even minor procedures like cataract removal, involves a certain amount of stress. People facing surgery might experienc...  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

Would You Consider Weight Loss Surgery to Lose Just 20 Pounds?

Last week I spent time in the hospital with my father-in-law after he had fallen on Easter and had to be admitted due to a fractured arm which for many of us would have required surgery but because of his age and surgical risk, his orthopedic surgeon...  Read more

Quick Links: New Year News Roundup

Here's a quick roundup of the top health stories of the week. Some are serious, some are interesting, and some are just plain weird! Top Medical Breakthroughs of 2008Obama's SparkStreak Weight Loss Surgery Reverses Diabetes in TeensDrug Makers Volunt...  Read more