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Obesity Surgery Statistics Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Obesity Surgery Statistics.

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

Is Dating Making You Fat?

Dating isn’t easy. In the beginning stages, deciding what to wear, where to go, and whether you should or shouldn't kiss can be stressful. Then, once you start to get more serious, you have big decisions to make, such as whether to be exclu...  Read more

Keep the Weight Off After Saying ''I Do''

Take a trip with me to your post-wedding future, would you? You found the perfect dress or the just-right tux. You had the big wedding and the fun reception. You spent time together on your honeymoon in total wedded bliss. And now you’re b...  Read more

Is Evening Eating Destroying Your Weight Loss Efforts?

Balanced breakfast? Check Mid-morning snack? Check Healthy lunch with your co-workers? Check Passing up your friend's homemade cookies? Check Coming home in the evening and going on a feeding frenzy? CHECK!! Does this sound...  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

OBESITY IS JUST A SYMPTOM.
Updated 7/10/2014 10:25:39 PM

Hello everyone! It's taken me a long time to figure out that the cause of my obesity is in my mind (stress and anxiety) and that the symptoms are my over eating and exercise avoidance. I am just trying to manage the size of my behind by being mindful...  Read more

the importance of sleep and dark-time in obesity
Updated 7/13/2014 12:00:53 AM

Something to think about. I worked nights for many years, slowly gaining weight throughout. I can't say that was the whole reason, because I wasn't eating properly during that time either... but it does raise some questions and considerations for try...  Read more

1 yr. or more since gastric sleeve surgery support
Updated 7/7/2014 4:59:56 PM

I just made it to my 1 year surgiversary since my gastric sleeve surgery. I don't regret it although in the beginning I had my days. But I just wish I had done it sooner - but since I am just over a year since surgery my body is adjusting and I am r...  Read more

550 pounds lost no surgery or drugs wow
Updated 7/13/2014 6:33:56 PM

Did anyone see the article on MSN about the guy who lost 550 pounds without drugs or weight loss surgery? He was on the Today show this week, and looks really good. He said it took him ten years to loose that much. That's a lot of patience. Next...  Read more

What do you think about the weight loss surgery?
Updated 6/12/2014 11:57:00 PM

My doctor told me that she would recommend that for me when I was ready. I just don't want to go under that type of surgery it's a little scary. But I am tired of trying to stay on a diet, and I feel tired all the time. I usually am a perky person....  Read more

If you have a BMI of 35 or higher, consider Weight Loss Surgery

The fact is that for people with a lot of weight to lose (BMI over 35). only 5 percent of those who try traditional diet and exercise planssucceed in losing the weight AND KEEPING IT OFF!! On the other hand, with weight loss surgery, 95% succeed in...  Read more

What it takes!!!

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

Lap Banders

Any one who has had Lap-Band Surgery. And is on their journey down......  Read more

Poll: Would You Gain Weight First in Order to Lose it?

When someone decides that it’s time to start losing weight, what do they do first?  Some with the diet mentality might have a “last hurrah” where they eat a bunch of the junk food they love, thinking that they’ll never ge...  Read more

Global + Obesity = Globesity

Last month, while watching the 2008 Olympic coverage from Beijing on The Today Show, I viewed a very interesting segment by medical correspondent Dr. Nancy Snyderman. She was discussing the rising trend of childhood obesity in China. According to D...  Read more