11 Medical Weight Loss Treatments Examined

Want to lose weight? For some, sticking to a regimen of good diet and exercise will help shed pounds. But for others, an extra edge — or a major medical intervention — may be necessary to return to a healthy weight. Diet surgeries and pills may hold the appeal of giving something for very little.. read more →

Tummy Tuck

One of the most popular cosmetic plastic surgery procedures in the US today, the tummy tuck is as fascinating as it is frightful. It is fascinating because there is the promise of a Greek god or goddess type body at the end of all that effort and pain, even for people who are currently obese,.. read more →

Battling Belly Fat

Why it’s dangerous and how to lose it A widening waistline is often the curse of middle age — and not just because it can be unsightly. Those who store fat in their bellies are at higher risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and certain cancers. And unfortunately, that’s most of us. In the United.. read more →

All About Liposuction

Of all the cosmetic procedures that are performed, liposuction is one of the most common. When a person struggles to lose weight and cannot get rid of fat deposits in certain areas of their body, no matter how hard they try, it can be quite frustrating. Liposuction is one way to finally eliminate that fat.. read more →

Defining Overweight and Obesity

  Overweight and obesity are both labels for ranges of weight that are greater than what is generally considered healthy for a given height. The terms also identify ranges of weight that have been shown to increase the likelihood of certain diseases and other health problems. Definitions for Adults For adults, overweight and obesity ranges.. read more →