What to Expect After Weight Loss Surgery

Posted on September 13, 2011 by

Obesity affects more than 60 million Americans. Obese people often suffer serious health problems and have higher rates of heart attacks, strokes, diabetes, and cancer. For severely obese people who can’t lose weight any other way, weight loss surgery can quite literally be lifesaving.

But weight loss surgery is no quick fix. To be successful, surgery must be followed by lifelong changes in eating and

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Exercise after Weight Loss Surgery

Posted on August 22, 2011 by

When it comes to exercise after weight loss surgery, the first rule of thumb is: start slow. You didn’t gain all the excess weight overnight, and you won’t lose it overnight, either. Fortunately, with bariatric surgery, you will lose more weight more quickly than you could with fad diets or sheer willpower. And, by adding exercise to the mix, not only

Stress and Weight Gain: How Stress Can Affect Your Weight

Posted on July 8, 2011 by

There are several ways in which stress can contribute to weight gain. One has to do with cortisol, a stress hormone. When we’re under stress, the fight or flight response is triggered in our bodies, leading to the release of various hormones.Whether we’re stressed because of constant, crazy demands at work or we’re really in danger, our bodies respond like we’re

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