According to the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric surgery about 196,000 bariatric surgeries are performed every year. That is hardly a surprising figure when you consider that more than one-third of the US population is obese.
Most Americans have experienced symptoms of acid reflux occasionally after a heavy meal or very spicy food. This may not be a cause for concern. However, popping a few pills to resolve the burning sensation in your chest may not be the right thing to do if you experience heartburn symptoms on a regular basis.
Do you know that about 1 in 4 people suffering from diabetes aren’t even aware they have it? Being a person of weight significantly increases the risk of developing diabetes. If left untreated, the devastating consequences of diabetes include blindness, limb amputations, and kidney failure.
The beginning of fall can be a good time to bring fresh impetus to your fitness routine. It is a well-known fact that you are more likely to stick with your fitness program if it’s fun to do. This fall let’s look at ways to make your journey to attain peak fitness a fun-filled experience.