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The Dangers of Untreated Sleep Apnea

The Dangers of Untreated Sleep Apnea

Occasional disruptions to your sleep pattern is normal, but not treating sleep apnea can be worse than just being tired the next day. Sleep disorders like sleep apnea are often undiagnosed. You may feel the symptoms without realizing you are …

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Knowing the Signs of Heart Attack

Knowing the Signs of Heart Attack

When you think of February, what comes to mind? Super Bowl? Valentine’s Day? Presidents Day? Well, also remember that it’s American Heart Month. Heart disease is the top cause of death in the United States, and thousands of people have …

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Know Your Weight Loss Options

Know Your Weight Loss Options

Have you tried every diet you have ever heard of—yet you still struggle with weight? This can be very frustrating, because you want to make a change, but you don’t know how to go about it. If you are overweight …

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What You Should Know about Heart Health and Obesity

What You Should Know about Heart Health and Obesity

You’ve seen it on the news: obesity is a growing problem in our country. As our society becomes more sedentary and overweight, the possibility for more health issues at an earlier age skyrockets. Diseases related to obesity include diabetes, coronary …

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Adjusting to New Lifestyle after Weight Loss Surgery

Adjusting to New Lifestyle after Weight Loss Surgery

When it comes to weight loss, there is no quick fix. While a patient who’s had the LAP-BAND® procedure will lose a significant amount of weight, it is part of a long-term commitment to maintaining a lifestyle of healthy eating …

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Is the LAP-BAND Right for You?

Is the LAP-BAND Right for You?

A new report ranked Florida the 36th most obese state in the country. According to the F as in Fat: How Obesity Threatens America’s Future 2010 report, the state’s obesity rate for adults is more than 25 percent, with men …

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The Bariatric Institute: Weight Loss Surgery 101

The Bariatric Institute: Weight Loss Surgery 101

Obesity and its related complications are considered the second leading cause of death for Americans. And more than 24 percent of Floridians are obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Obesity and health complications Obesity can lead to: …

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