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Obesity and hypertension

The Link Between Obesity and Hypertension

There is a strong link between obesity and hypertension. Many studies have related obesity and hypertension, placing patients at an increased risk of long-term health effects.  Essential hypertension is a type of high blood pressure resulting from lifestyle habits, not a medical condition. Essential hypertension is often caused by obesity and an unhealthy lifestyle. Hypertension is the […]
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The Hormonal Nature of Obesity

With more than half of society considered obese and roughly 20% in a weight range that would qualify them for weight loss surgery, much attention has been focused on treating obesity more as a medical problem and less of a social concern. Obesity has become one of the most significant public health risks and affects […]
Bariatric Surgery Impacts a Woman’s Menstrual Cycle

How Bariatric Surgery Impacts a Woman’s Menstrual Cycle

Bariatric surgery impacts a woman’s menstrual cycle by helping women 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 Impacts a Woman’s Menstrual […]