Obesity is one of the most serious health concerns in the US, and an increasing number of people are opting for weight loss surgery. Most patients report significant weight loss following bariatric surgery,  as it provides an effective and sustainable way to lose weight. Having said that, maintaining the weight is still a challenge for…

Numerous weight loss procedures are available today. As a result, it can be a tedious task discovering one that is most suitable for you. It is common to have questions around what each of the surgeries involves in terms of the procedure, the time it takes, recovery, and what to expect afterward. If you are…

Colorectal Surgeons

An abnormal exit of tissue or an organ through the wall of its cavity is called a Hernia. A hiatal hernia is said to occur when the upper part of the stomach bulges into the chest through an opening (hiatus) in the diaphragm (muscle separating the chest from the stomach).  According to reputable hernia surgeons…

A hernia is a condition that affects many people yet very few know what it is and why it is crucial to regard it as a serious issue. Many times, people get confused between a hernia and a tumour.  Thus, it is important to know what hernia is and who is at most risk of…

Gastric sleeve surgery can be life-changing for those who are unable to lose weight despite dieting and exercise. The surgery involves surgically reducing the size of the stomach, which in turn, reduces the patient’s food intake capacity and the production of hunger causing hormones. The result is faster and sustainable weight loss and a notable…

Bariatric Surgery

Obesity is a major problem that has been on a steady rise in the USA and other parts of the world. According to Medical News Today, about 36% of American adults are currently obese. That’s more than 1 in 3 adults! There are several ways of dealing with this problem, ESG or Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty…

Obesity is one of the fastest growing health concerns in almost all parts of the world, and the state of affairs in developed countries such as the US is even graver. According to a study by the National Center for Health Statistics, nearly 40% of American adults (20 years and older) were obese as of…

Some blame it on our increasingly sedentary lifestyle or bad eating habits, the fact remains the same that a large number of people in almost all parts of the world are dealing with obesity. Most contemporary literature suggests obesity stems from a variety of causes, including genetics, microbes, and food processing. Regardless, While some people…

Surgical weight loss procedures such as Gastric Bypass, Sleeve Gastrectomy, and Duodenal Switch are recommended to those with a Body Mass Index (BMI) of over 40. Non-surgical weight loss techniques are a great option for those who have a BMI of less than 40 but are still obese. It is also the preferred choice for…

Obesity is a medical condition that not only restricts everyday tasks, but can also lead to a number of serious health problems, such as Type-2 diabetes, cardiac issues, and various other comorbid conditions. A person with a BMI of 30 or above is considered obese. As the condition leads to serious health issues, it is…

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