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Decreased Migraines with Bariatric Surgery

A small observational study out of Rhode Island showed that weight loss was associated with less frequency and intensity of migraine headaches in obese subjects. 24 severely obese women, who suffered from migraines, were assessed before and 6 months after undergoing bariatric surgery. Their mean body mass index (BMI) before and 6 months after surgery […]

Another Non-Invasive Procedure for Weight Loss Other Than the Lap-Band

Have you had an invasive weight loss surgery such as Gastric Bypass or Roux-En-Y to help treat your obesity? If so, have you been one of the many who have developed common complications from these procedures? If the answer is yes, then you may be very interested in this innovative procedure. StomaphyX is an innovative […]

A Non-Surgical Procedure to Control Obesity and Diabetes Mellitus, Type II

Are you having difficulty controlling your Diabetes Mellitus, Type II and lose weight? Now there is a revolutionary treatment for both that doesn’t require surgery or medication. It’s called the EndoBarrier Gastointestinal Liner. The EndoBarrier is a flexible, thin, tube-shaped liner that fits inside a section of your intestine. It creates a barrier between your […]

Bariatric Surgeons Can Eliminate GERD

Bariatric surgery is utilized for weight loss in people suffering from Morbid Obesity, but now Bariatric surgeons can also cure a common disease in obese patients…GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)! Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication (TIF) is a long-term incision-less procedure performed with an innovative FDA-approved EsophyX surgical device that corrects the deficiency at the gastroesophageal junction (also […]

A New Implantable Device for Achieving Weight Loss in People Dealing With Obesity

Recently, a new implantable device known as IntraPace (also referred to as the Abiliti system), acquired CE Mark Certification, allowing for a commercialization strategy in Europe. IntraPace is an implantable device that looks similar to a pacemaker, and is implanted via a simple minimally invasive surgical procedure. The Abiliti system sends low level electrical impulses […]

Simple Tips for Women to Achieve Weight Loss Goals

A survey conducted by McNeil Nutritionals, LLC with support of SHAPE magazine, determined that roughly more than a third of American women between the ages of 25-54 think about their weight at least three times a day, and many think that they need to implement very strict and drastic lifestyle changes in order to achieve […]

Lose Weight with More Sleep and Less Stress

A research team at Kaiser Permanente found that good predictors of weight loss were the amount of sleep one got per night and stress levels experienced. They published their findings in March 2011 in the International Journal of Obesity. Sleep, stress, television viewing, and computer screen time are factors that have been studied and associated […]

Safe, Gentle, and Effective Treatment for Weight Loss

Medical research has shown that those who are currently obese with a body mass index (BMI) of 30-40 will likely remain so without intervention. Obesity, the second leading cause of preventable death in the has been shown to have a correlation to life-threatening conditions such as heart disease, diabetes mellitus Type II, and high blood […]

Obesity Linked to High-Fat Meals and Heart Disease

New research shows that eating fast food can affect the inflammatory responses in blood vessels. Triglycerides, fat molecules associated with “bad cholesterol”, are known to increase the inflammatory response of the endothelium cells lining the arteries. A project at UC Davis is trying to measure the triglyceride levels that can cause endothelial inflammation to help […]

Vitamin D May Protect Against Autoimmune Diseases

Most experts believe the RDA or Recommended Daily Allowance for vitamin D of 200 IU (International Units) for those younger than 50 years old and 600 IU for 70+ years old per day are too low. A study published in Genome Research (8/10) supports the idea that vitamin D interacts with the genes involved with […]

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