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Does Weight Affect Sleep Apnea?

As you gain weight, your risk for obstructive sleep apnea increases. If you already have sleep apnea and then gain weight, your apnea significantly worsens. In other words, the two are closely associated. Learn how your weight affects sleep apnea.

Apr 3rd, 2019
How Gastric Banding (aka Lap-Bands) Works

When you are extremely obese and it endangers your health, gastric banding is a surgical intervention that can help you lose weight fast. Understand how the Lap-Band procedure works so you can determine if it might be right for you.

Mar 1st, 2019
9 Tips to Prepare for Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Weight loss surgery can dramatically change your life in many positive ways. But before you go in for your gastric sleeve surgery, there are some things you need to do to prepare yourself.

Feb 1st, 2019
The Gastric Balloon: Fad or Game-Changer?

There are numerous types of weight loss surgery, but a recently revised device, the gastric balloon, is gaining in popularity. Is it worth considering or is it more of a passing fad?

Jan 14th, 2019
How Gastric Bypass Can Cure Type 2 Diabetes

Gastric bypass, which alters your gastrointestinal tract, does more than promote weight loss. It can halt or reverse Type 2 diabetes, in addition to improving blood pressure and cholesterol. Learn how this surgery can help you.

Dec 11th, 2018