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Unpacking the Relationship Between Obesity and High Cholesterol
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Obesity and High Cholesterol

The intertwining of obesity and high cholesterol is a critical issue in the domain of public health. To understand the connection, it is essential to begin with the basics of cholesterol and its role in the body, then explore the types, the side effects of high cholesterol, and how excess weight plays a significant part […]

Obesity is a growing concern that affects millions of individuals globally. With obesity, comes various health challenges. One such health issue that often goes unnoticed in the shadow of other obesity-related conditions is the formation of gallstones. In this blog, we will delve into what gallstones are, how they form, their potential side effects, and […]

Obesity is a health epidemic that leads to a reduced life span due to the onset of many serious health complications. Obesity accelerates aging, with several studies finding that it shortens an individual’s life expectancy by 10 years. Aside from the development of weight-related comorbidities, such as heart disease and cancers which can lead to […]

Cancer prevention strategies often highlight regular exercise, a balanced diet, avoiding tobacco, and regular medical screenings. Yet, there’s another treatment for cancer that might come as a surprise to many—weight loss surgery. Weight loss surgery procedures, also known as bariatric surgery, are powerful health interventions that may significantly reduce the risk of developing certain types […]

Weight loss surgery is a life-changing procedure that helps individuals with severe obesity shed excess weight and improve their overall health. While weight loss surgery has numerous health benefits, hypoglycemia after bariatric surgery is a concern that patients should be aware of. In this blog post, we will explore the link between hypoglycemia and post-bariatric […]

Obesity has become a global epidemic, affecting millions of people worldwide. Beyond the well-known health risks, such as cardiovascular diseases and diabetes, obesity-related joint pain can place a strain on bariatric patients life and health. The excess weight puts enormous stress on the joints, resulting in conditions like osteoarthritis and chronic pain.  While lifestyle modifications […]

Emerging research has found a link between obesity and kidney disease, with evidence stating that a high body mass index is one of the most significant risk factors for chronic kidney disease. Obesity increases the risk of developing diabetes and high blood pressure, leading to kidney disease.  Similarly, a higher body mass index will force the kidneys […]

There is a strong correlation between obesity and hypertension. Many studies have linked obesity and essential hypertension, placing patients at an increased risk of long-term health effects.  Essential hypertension is a form of high blood pressure that is a result of lifestyle habits, not a medical condition. Essential hypertension is often caused by obesity and an unhealthy […]

Ozempic has become an increasingly popular drug and has many people asking if they can use Ozempic for obesity treatment. Ozempic is an injectible medication that’s primary purpose is to help manage blood sugar levels in diabetic patients. Although it is not labeled as a weight loss drug, Ozempic has recently garnered popularity in the […]

A new research study from the University of Copenhagen shows that obesity affects a man’s sperm count, and weight loss can double a man’s sperm quality. One study from the Harvard School of Public Health found that overweight and obese men are more likely to have lower sperm counts and sometimes produce no sperm at all.  Findings on How […]

Obesity is quickly becoming the most significant health epidemic in the world. Studies have found that obesity shortens life expectancy by up to 10 years. Obesity is the 5th leading cause of death worldwide, with at least 2.8 million people dying due to health complications related to their weight. The sad reality is that the disease of […]

The impact of obesity on your health is substantial. Obesity is quickly becoming the most significant health epidemic in the United States. Obesity is defined as the accumulation of body fat to the point where it becomes detrimental to your health. We know that as an individual’s weight increases, so does the risk of developing […]

Bariatric surgery affects a woman’s menstrual cycle by helping them lose a significant amount of weight and better regulate their hormones and bodily functions. Studies have found that bariatric surgery is the most effective method of treating irregular periods in obese women resulting in a 35% decrease in irregular menstrual cycles.   Bariatric Surgery Affects a Woman’s Menstrual […]

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and obesity are strongly correlated. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a condition in which an individual has excess fat stored in the liver cells. As the name suggests, this type of fatty liver disease is not caused by excessive alcohol consumption but instead is a result of excess weight. Non-alcoholic […]

Getting enough sleep each night is critical to your overall health and impacts many of your bodily functions—including your mood, mental clarity, immune system, and disease risk factor. Furthermore, sleep also plays a vital role in managing your weight as it influences your hormones and metabolism. Research shows that staying up late affects your weight […]

In this blog, we will go into everything you need to know about how to get started and how to stick to a routine so you can experience the long-term benefits of exercise.

The national obesity problem affects all generations—20 percent of adolescents and 40 percent of adult Americans are obese. In most cases, obesity starts with genetics and is exacerbated by poor diet, little or no exercise, and poor sleep habits. We can tackle obesity, but it won’t happen overnight. Obesity isn’t just about your weight. It’s […]

If you have ever researched bariatric surgery, you have probably heard the term “hiatal hernia.” A hiatal hernia occurs when part of the stomach slides into the chest through a hole in the diaphragm called the hiatus. When this happens, it places the stomach in an unnatural position, causing a range of problems from reflux […]

The coronavirus, officially known as COVID-19, is a virus that has gotten international attention in the last few months. Since the initial outbreak in Wuhan, China, this virus has spread rapidly across countries, inciting fear in many individuals. But among all the media and news reports, what sources can you trust? And what does this […]

There is a strong link between obesity and pregnancy complications which can lead to long-term health concerns for both the mother and the baby. Women who are overweight and looking to become pregnant may be at risk of pregnancy and delivery complications. These complications come when a mother is considered overweight before becoming pregnant. If […]

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