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…

Obesity is a globally pervasive problem, affecting more than 2.2 billion people, which is about 30 percent of the world’s population. It reduces the average life expectancy by almost ten years. According to a recent study by the Global Burden of Disease, cases of obesity have doubled in more than 70 countries since 1980. Consequently,…

Life After

Whether we talk about Dallas or any other place, weight loss surgery represents ray of hope for individuals who have overly high BMIs, and are unable to lose weight despite their best efforts. Other people who might need this kind of surgery are those who have a weight related condition such as Type-2 diabetes. Also…

The Orbera gastric balloon is one of the non-invasive bariatric procedures performed at Minimally Invasive Surgical Associates. This non-surgical and reversible procedure is widely acknowledged for facilitating sustainable weight loss. If you too have been trying to get rid of those extra pounds without much success, Orbera can be the key to achieving your weight…

Weight Loss Surgery

Undergoing a weight loss surgery in Dallas / Fort Worth or any other place can be a tough decision; however, when recommended by a doctor, it is essential for patients to know the different procedures and the one that suits them the best. Broadly, there are four weight loss surgeries that a person can undergo,…

Life After

Individuals who have recently underwent or are about to undergo a weight loss surgery usually wonder about how their life would change post procedure, expecting significant improvement in their overall health.  When followed by a strict diet and exercise regime, a minimally invasive bariatric surgery brings significant weight loss and other associated benefits. It is…

Bariatric Surgery

You are not alone in the fight against obesity. An estimated 160 million Americans are either obese or overweight. While there are some unavoidable hereditary factors that lead to obesity, you can always exercise regularly and follow a healthy diet to lose those extra pounds. If lifestyle changes have not shown substantial results, robotic bariatric…

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