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In the United States, there is currently an epidemic of obesity. More than two-thirds of all American adults can be classified as being overweight or obese. A person who weighs 20% more than what is normal for their height is considered to be obese. Many people who fall into this category opt to have gastric bypass to lose weight. People who have any kind of bariatric surgery report a weight loss of about 61% of the excess weight. The gastric bypass recovery time can be challenging but with these tips, it will be easier.
How long is the gastric bypass recovery time?
Most of the time, the bariatric surgeon will do this operation laparoscopically. This means, rather than making a large incision that cuts through all the muscle in the abdomen, the surgeon makes seve (more…)
Facing premature menopause can be devastating for any woman. Premature menopause is defined as menopause that occurs before a woman turns 40, and it can have a major effect on a woman’s life. There are many reasons why women find themselves dealing with premature menopause. In some cases, it’s completely unexplained — women are simply dealing with menopause for no reason at all, which can be frustrating in and of itself. Of course, sometimes there are all too clear reasons why women find themselves faced with premature menopause. Premature menopause is often the result of a treatment for some kind of condition. Often, women find themselves with premature menopause following an intense treatment for some kind of cancer. This could be due to side effects from chemical treatments. It could also be the (more…)
In case you?re not sure of what a medical spa (or medi spa) is, it is similar to a day spa but has the added benefit of having trained specialized medical professionals on staff that are experienced in a variety of conditions and issues. From facials to chemical peels to injectables such as botox, every aspect of your skin care health can be attended to. Medical spas can treat a variety of skin conditions such as fine lines and wrinkles, brown spots, redness, loss of volume and broken capillaries. You can usually get treatments like laser hair removal, microdermabrasion, photofacials, chemical peels, liquid facelifts, and skin tightening or skin rejuvenation, and injectables and derm (more…)
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The onset of winter can bring unpleasant challenges for anyone. This is particularly true for those that use a wheelchair. Anything that depends on consistent contact with the ground is going to suffer as snow and ice start to fall and form. The wheels of a wheelchair are no different. In addition, because of the […]
Are you overweight? Obese? The World Health Organization defines being overweight as an individual with a BMI that is greater than 25. If your BMI is greater than 30, you are obese. But if you fall into one of these categories, you are not alone. The majority of all adults in the U.S. are trying […]
When a victim needs prompt medical care, a nearby responsible party can and should look up nearby medical care facilities to take them to. This may mean conducting an online search such as “where is urgent care near me,” or something more specific such as “urgent care centers within 10 miles” or “pediatric urgent care […]