Posted - July 2, 2013

About Obesity

For years, obesity was widely considered a personal weakness, but now we’re starting to think about it differently. Today, the American Medical Association classifies obesity as a disease, and for the one-third of American adults who are obese, it can take a serious toll on health and quality of life. Learn More
Posted - July 16, 2012

Not-So-Magic Weight Loss Pill

Why the newly approved weight loss drug Belviq (lorcaserin) is no match for weight loss surgery in Dallas. With considerable hype surrounding the FDA’s approval of the first weight loss drug in over thirteen years, it’s only normal to be curious about Belviq (lorcaserin). However, don’t let curiosity get the best of you—despite what advocates are boasting, there’s no such thing as a magic pill for weight loss and Belviq is no exception. After its publicity subsides, this new drug will prove to be no match for weight loss surgery when long-term sustainable weight loss is the goal. Learn More
Posted - July 2, 2012

Anxious and Overweight?

After weight loss surgery in Dallas, focus on easing emotional stress and anxiety as you lose weight. Obesity is not the only epidemic on the rise in the United States. According to recent estimates, one in every five people nationwide is coping with severe anxiety. Anxiety disorders are now the most common type of psychiatric ailments in the United States, coming in far above mood disorders like depression which plague one in every 10 American adults. Learn More
Posted - April 5, 2012

Lacking Nutrition: Living in a Food Desert

Recent attention on the nutrition and well-being of communities has shed light on the prevalence of food deserts in the United States. Many people hear the term food desert and envision a vast space of sand with no water or other means of sustenance. The contemporary use of the term food desert is similar, but most of these areas are filled with concrete instead of sand. Learn More
Posted - January 17, 2012

Setting Boundaries

In practically every aspect of life, you must learn to set boundaries for yourself as well as for others. Some people find that setting boundaries, particularly when they are for your own good, is difficult to do and even more difficult to stick to. Most people who suffer from obesity are eager to please others and constantly put other people's well-being before their own. In order to successfully lose weight and maintain that loss via a healthier, more active lifestyle, boundaries are a necessity. Learn More
Posted - January 11, 2012

Less Common Obesity Related Conditions

Most people associate heart disease and respiratory ailments with obesity, but there are less common conditions affected by weight as well. Genetics are responsible for some risks, but additional factors and obesity itself can also be at fault. While receiving a sleeve gastrectomy in Dallas can improve or eliminate many of these health risks, it is important to be aware of some of the less common risks that obesity can put you at risk for. Learn More
Posted - July 14, 2011

The Health Risks of Being Obese

People are considered obese when they have an unhealthy weight-to-height ratio, or BMI. The human body is not meant to carry excess weight, and when it does many resulting health issues can occur. Learn More

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