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  • 5 Things to Expect Following Weight Loss Surgery

    Weight loss surgery is just the beginning to your weight loss regimen. Changes to your habits and lifestyle are necessary to maintain your weight loss successfully and should be maintained throughout your life. Here are five things that you can expect following weight loss surgery:

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  • Struggling to Lose Weight? You’re Not Alone

    So many Americans struggle with losing weight. In fact, an estimated 78 million adults and 12 million children in the United States have an excess weight problem. These figures represent more than one-third of the adult population! Why are the numbers so high? Experts say that today’s food habits are the culprits. Americans are eating […]

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  • 3 Big Benefits of Minimally Invasive Hernia Surgery

    A hernia is a bulge formed when internal organs or tissues push through a weakened area of the abdominal wall. Hernias can cause pain and discomfort. They can also interfere with physical activities. Surgical treatment is often recommended to improve quality of life. Surgical treatment is also necessary to avoid the rare risk of strangulation […]

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  • Is it Time to Consider Weight Loss Surgery?

    Weight loss surgery, also known as bariatric surgery, promotes weight loss by decreasing the amount of food your stomach can hold, decreasing hormones that promote hunger, and in some instances limiting absorption of nutrients. It is a treatment option for obese patients who have not succeeded in achieving a normal healthy weight following measures such […]

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  • Can Exercise Cause a Hernia?

    People often ask if exercise can cause a hernia. A hernia may occur when certain activities increase pressure against the abdominal wall or against a muscle weakness in the abdominal wall. Certain strenuous physical activities and exercise, such as those that involve heavy lifting, pushing or pulling, can cause a hernia due to increased pressure […]

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