Obesity and Sleep Disorders

In recent studies published in the Lancet, the number of obese individuals worldwide has doubled since 1980. The sleep industry has also increased in market size, with “nearly 50% of Americans taking prescription-grade sleeping medication or over-the-counter products” 1 So why is everyone having problems sleeping, and what does obesity have to do with it? Is Obesity a […]

Benefits Versus Risks of Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery is a great innovation in medical sciences that revolutionized the treatment of morbid obesity (used to be difficult to treat condition some decades ago). Excess body weight creates a lot of trouble and reduces the life expectancy. According to an estimate, morbidly obese people have a chance of dying 8-10 years before their […]

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