Obstructive sleep apnea symptoms in bariatric surgery patients are not visible, according to a sleep disorder study. The researchers at the Rhode Island Hospital found that majority of bariatric surgery patients have clinical obstructive sleep apnea but report fewer symptoms,… Read More
Psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis symptoms have been found to be improved by bariatric surgery and excessive weight loss. Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease that causes the skin to become scaly. Some patients also develop inflammation known as psoriatic arthritis, which… Read More
Bariatric surgery has come under a lot of flak in recent years but one cannot ignore its benefits – especially when it comes to obese patients needing knee surgery. Statistics show that adverse outcomes and post-operative maintenance costs are on… Read More
By analyzing obese women with a high risk of cancer, researchers evaluated the effectiveness of weight loss surgery. Results from their findings included:
1. Weight was reduced by one-third.
2. Mean weight loss was 100 pounds.
3. It eliminated precancerous… Read More