Years of obesity takes it toll on the body. Back pain, joint pain, and other types of chronic pain are common ailments even after we’ve dropped our excess weight. Anyone who suffers from chronic pain understands the time between pain medication refills or doctors appointments put you under a lot of stress. And when you […]
Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis. Osteoarthritis can be caused by joint injury, stress on the joints from certain types of work, a genetic defect in joint cartilage, joints that improperly form, and being overweight or obese. Treatment plans can involve exercise, weight control, rest and joint care. Bariatric surgery for osteoarthritis is […]
Obesity-Related Illnesses The risk factors of being overweight or obese are well-documented and range from obesity and joint pain to obesity and potentially fatal illness. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH): Obesity promotes type 2 diabetes and increases the risk for amputation and blindness. Obesity promotes coronary heart disease and increases the risk […]
People who were once obese but have since lost weight often have problems exercising owing to joint degeneration caused by carrying excess weight for years. However, I’ve been using a novel protein powder that promotes joint health. My knee pain has gone away and I’m back to running! Another benefit is the high degree of amino […]
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My Bariatric Life is feeling sneaky.
2 months ago
I'll let you in on my dirty little secret. I hide the chocolates in the vegetable drawer of the fridge where no one in my family ever goes! bwahahaha #truestory #MyBariatricLife #weightlossjourney #bariatrics ...