The Link Between Obesity & Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
There are many health risks associated with obesity, one of which is Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, commonly abbreviated to NAFLD. This disease can go undetected for years but can lead to devastating consequences for the body. Learn more about this disease, and what you can do if you’re diagnosed, here.
The Connection Between Obesity and Chronic Pain
There has been a longstanding correlation between obesity and the use of prescription opioids. The CDC defines prescription opioids as medications that are used to treat moderate to severe pain. What causes this link between obese individuals and their use of medication?
Is Bariatric Surgery Reversible?
Other surgical procedures are considered non-reversible especially if there is a certain part of the stomach that was carved out during the surgery. Bariatric surgical
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How Does the Gastric Balloon System Work?
The procedure guarantees at least 35% to 40% weight loss after the procedure is done. It is also very effective in the reduction of other effects that emanate from diverse or varying obesity-related conditions. This includes hypertension, sleep apnea, stroke, and Type 2 diabetes among
What Are the Pros and Cons of Lap-Band Surgery?
Compared to other bariatric procedures that include incisions such as gastric bypass, lap band surgery is the least invasive. Instead of incisions, the surgeon places a rubber band on the upper part of the stomach by the use of a laparoscope. Once in the stomach