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Obesity Surgery Abroad Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Obesity Surgery Abroad.

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 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

I'm 4 years post weight loss surgery and after st
Updated 11/28/2015 10:35:33 AM

I'm 4 years post weight loss surgery and after starting to gain weight back I decided to get serious about being healthy again. I've lost 13 and have another 20 to go. I would love a weight loss partner!...  Read more

Down 215 lbs with no surgery
Updated 11/27/2015 10:23:00 PM

Hi, I'm Bry. I lost 200 lbs without surgery. I used a Gastric Bypass ALTERNATIVE regimen. The regimen came with Anti-craving which helped dramatically to reduce my hunger and need to snack late at night. It wasn't an easy process but it was worth it....  Read more

Well it's been 14 days since my back surgery, I am
Updated 11/27/2015 7:01:51 PM

Well it's been 14 days since my back surgery, I am tracking my food and watching my calories. I have been trying to walk every day but some days are better then other....  Read more

Hi I had VSG surgery on 7/21/15. It was not an ea

Hi I had VSG surgery on 7/21/15. It was not an easy process but for me it has been worth it. I have had some early success with my weight loss. I feel better than I have in a long time....  Read more

Just started tracking seriously since my surgery 3
Updated 11/24/2015 1:42:26 AM

Just started tracking seriously since my surgery 3 months ago. Will see how much this helps. Have to go back to doctor on Dec. 4th. Had lost 44.5 pounds last Friday. So it will 2 weeks to the day. Would love to hit the 50 pound mark before Christmas!...  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