Energy, mobility, mood, and confidence are just a few ways your weight can affect your physical, mental and emotional health. For many people, diet and exercise are often not enough to lose excess...
Many people have questions about the difference between being obese and overweight. Not only are these titles a bit confusing, but they also have very different long-term health consequences.
Weight loss surgery is generally designed for those with a body mass index (BMI) equal to or greater than 40, or equal to or greater than 35 with serious co-morbidities. Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding with the Lap Band® is also FDA-approved for weight loss surgery in people with a BMI of 30 to 35 who have at least one obesity-related condition. Weight loss surgery is considered safe, but like many types of surgery, it does have risks. Consult with your physician about the risks and benefits of weight loss surgery.
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