Gastric band for weight loss does it work and how does it work?

Question by Gossip81: Gastric band for weight loss does it work and how does it work? Positive feedback please Best answer: Answer by bumbleboiIt does work, it is like an elastic band which is placed around the stomach to restrict it's capacity and function, hence you cannot eat as much as you once did. It is major surgery and highly risky and only available to those who are morbidly obese, which is different to clinically obese. To be obese or clinically obese you have to be in excess of … [Read more...]

has any one out there had a Gastric weight loss band fitted and does it work?

Question by Gossip81: has any one out there had a Gastric weight loss band fitted and does it work? I would like to have a Gastric band fitted but i need some advice before i go ahead and make a decision. Only sensible people need reply please Please only informative answers don't just answer for the points its not fair. Best answer: Answer by rockstarno i have not sorry Give your answer to this question below! … [Read more...]

Large Weight Gain Raises Risk For Recurrence Among Breast Cancer Survivors

Large Weight Gain Raises Risk For Recurrence Among Breast Cancer Survivors Breast cancer survivors who experience large weight gain have an increased risk of death after diagnosis, according to research scientists at the Kaiser Permanente Division of Research in Oakland, Calif. Breast cancer survivors who experienced large weight gain (10 percent or more over their pre-diagnosis weight) were 14 percent more likely to experience a cancer recurrence compared to women ... Read more on Medical … [Read more...]

New year! I want to lose weight!!!!?

Question by dramagal94: New year! I want to lose weight!!!!? I am reasonably happy with my figure. Im 5" . I weigh about 9-10 1/2 stone. I HATE my thighs! I really want to tone them up. Im a 12(uk) in bottoms and a 10-12(uk) in dresses/tops. I want to get to a size 8(uk). I do tap and am starting ballet and street dance as i love dancing but other than that i dont really excercise apart from wii fit plus and the other fitness games/dvds i have. I dont have time to go to the gym. I sometimes go … [Read more...]

Is this good for my weight, i think its quite important for my health and my ‘life’?

Question by Super Girl: Is this good for my weight, i think its quite important for my health and my 'life'? when i get married, im going to have to keep a member ship with a gym, have an exercise machine at home, use nintendo wii fitness, etc, dvds, etc.... im going to have to see a dietitian and nutritionist 'before' i ever have a baby, i have to know how to work out and cut out of junk.. it will teach me to really be educated and knowledgeable on diet and for my own physical health … [Read more...]

is this good for my weight, i think its quite important for my health?

Question by Super Girl: is this good for my weight, i think its quite important for my health? when i get married, im going to have to keep a member ship with a gym, have an exercise machine at home, use nintendo wii fitness, etc, dvds, etc.... im going to have to see a dietitian and nutritionist 'before' i ever have a baby, i have to know how to work out and cut out of junk.. it will teach me to really be educated and knowledgeable on diet and for my own physical health more.... i need to join … [Read more...]