Importance of Sleep and weight loss

Importance of Sleep and weight loss

Did you know sleepless nights can lead to weight gain? Numerous studies have suggested poor sleep quality can lead to metabolic disorders, weight gain, increased risk for obesity, heart disease, depression, and stroke. Most adults will burn an average of 50 calories...
The Science of Obesity

The Science of Obesity

Too often, patients blame themselves for gaining weight. They say, “it’s my fault. I just have no self-control. I know what to do, I just can’t do it” Many physicians cause more harm than good by advising patients to “eat less and exercise more.” Patients are left to...
Obesity, Weight Loss, and Joint Replacement Surgery

Obesity, Weight Loss, and Joint Replacement Surgery

Patients with obesity are frequently advised to lose weight prior to total knee or total hip replacement. The reasons for this recommendation are numerous: Patients with obesity (BMI >30) are 1.7 times more likely to have complications after total joint replacement...