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Obesity Surgery Abroad Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Obesity Surgery Abroad.

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The Weight-Loss Side Effect That No One Talks About

Studies show that the vast majority of people who lose 50 percent or more of their body weight (whether through surgery or lifestyle change) report being unhappy with their bodies later. Why? Because even after all the work and the weight loss, losin...  Read more

Types of Arthritis

When you hear the term "arthritis," you probably imagine painful and stiff joints. While that is pretty accurate (arthritis literally means "joint inflammation"), there are actually over 100 different types of arthritis, which is...  Read more

About SparkPeople's Recommendations

SparkPeople.com provides free tools, resources and support for adults who want to improve their diets, establish a healthy lifestyle, get physically active, lose weight and/or manage their weight. We stand by our weight-loss, exercise and dietar...  Read more

A New Definition For ''Old''

According to Webster's Dictionary, the word “old” is defined as “having been in use for a long time,” “worn, dilapidated, ancient, or decayed by time.” After an experience as a volunteer at the 1995 St. Louis S...  Read more

''I'm an Obesity Survivor''

Heather (MSUMOMMA) is down 75 pounds and says she's committed to her new lifestyle! Learn how she has maintained her weight loss for eight months and counting. Heather Before Heather After ...  Read more

Had surgery on Friday and am still on bed rest and
Updated 9/3/2015 6:04:29 AM

Had surgery on Friday and am still on bed rest and only soft bland foods. I got up and did a few chores yesterday and woke up a lot during the night with pain. Today tried to go grocery shopping and am in agony. Thanks for letting me vent....  Read more

I've been looking into weigh loss surgeries, such
Updated 9/3/2015 12:01:43 AM

I've been looking into weigh loss surgeries, such as the lap band and gastric bypass, has anyone gotten either of these and what are their opinions on effectiveness? Thank you!...  Read more

Must lose more weight for pending knee surgery. An
Updated 9/2/2015 10:29:06 AM

Must lose more weight for pending knee surgery. And I've been informed that I MUST keep the weight off. Period. Talk about motivation!...  Read more

I am 25, have 50 pounds to lose. I live abroad in
Updated 9/1/2015 11:56:56 AM

I am 25, have 50 pounds to lose. I live abroad in China for school, which makes keeping myself accountable they much harder. Looking for an online buddy to help....  Read more

Weight loss surgery have you had it? I have been
Updated 8/29/2015 9:48:54 PM

Weight loss surgery have you had it? I have been 350 for 15 years I can loss some of the weight but it just comes back. It's like my body like to be there. :(...  Read more

What it takes!!!

It takes getting sick and tired too many times to make me get back on track....  Read more

Probiotics Are Essential for Prevention of Dis-ease & Obesity

I have used probiotics and digestive enzymes for 20 years. I have found that, in addition to Lecithin and Chromium Picolinate, probiotics assist in keeping the blood sugar normalized. They are also VERY important for the immune system. There are at...  Read more

Lap Banders

Gastric Banding Surgery...Have it, want it, need it, or love someone who has it, wants it or needs it! Welcome!...  Read more

Quick Links: New Year News Roundup

Here's a quick roundup of the top health stories of the week. Some are serious, some are interesting, and some are just plain weird! Top Medical Breakthroughs of 2008Obama's SparkStreak Weight Loss Surgery Reverses Diabetes in TeensDrug Makers Volunt...  Read more

Could Your Weight-Loss Expenses Be Tax Deductible?

Obesity and its medical complications are an expensive problem in the United States. Because the costs continue to rise, the government is offering tax incentives to entice people to lose weight. At this time of year when you're thinking about impr...  Read more