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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

Hand surgery last Thursday...itching to get stitch
Updated 10/13/2015 6:29:18 PM

Hand surgery last Thursday...itching to get stitches out and back to my workouts!...  Read more

I am so happy that surgery helped your situation,

I am so happy that surgery helped your situation, and that you took the time to research and try all the different types of weigh loss! There are people who legitimately need surgery, and this is who surgery is meant for, not for every obese person....  Read more

Is anyone else opposed to surgery? I am losing at
Updated 10/13/2015 4:59:38 PM

Is anyone else opposed to surgery? I am losing at a slow rate, but it's coming off, yet it seems like more and more people I know are opting for surgery when they really just need a lifestyle change. Anyone? No disrespect 2 those who have had surgery...  Read more

life after gallbladder surgery
Updated 10/12/2015 9:33:13 PM

life after gallbladder surgery...  Read more

Migraines... weight loss...Surgery prep for health
Updated 10/12/2015 7:59:06 PM

Hello to anyone reading this. On May 21 of this year I had heart surgery to correct a congenital defect (hole). I am scheduled for a craniotomy (brain) surgery on Dec 2 - also to correct a congenital defect. My current weight is 163 and I'm 5'...  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