Tag: weight loss

New Study: Weight Loss Slows Degeneration of the Joint

joint degeneration

You’ll hear Jerry Hickey, R.Ph regularly mention on his radio program that there are a few factors that positively benefit all health conditions – following an active lifestyle, losing weight, and eating the right foods. A new study, focusing on Osteoarthritis and joint degeneration, backs that up. Obesity is one of the leading causes of…


“Talk Test” to Determine Your Moderate Physical Activity

Moderate Physical Activity

More than one-third of adults in the United States are obese. With that number on the rise, the risk of developing obesity-related conditions like heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes is on the rise, as well. Your doctor has told you to start following a healthy diet and to begin exercising. But what types…


FDA Approved: New AspireAssist Obesity Device

A majority of individuals are always looking for the next big weight loss fad. But what would you say to a new obesity treatment device that uses a surgically-placed tube to drain some of what you consumed after every meal? Well, the FDA says it’s safe and effective. This new device is not for everyone;…


New Year’s Resolution: Lose Weight

If you have pledged that 2016 will be the year you lose weight and get healthy, we have some tips for you! Though it can be a difficult lifestyle change, losing weight does not have to be a stressful and dull time in your life. Here are some tips for those who want to lose…


Weight Loss & Exercise May Benefit Atrial Fibrillation Patients

Doctors are finding strong connections between obesity and the extremely dangerous heart arrhythmia known as atrial fibrillation. According to the American College of Cardiology, an estimated 5.6 million U.S. adults have atrial fibrillation (AF), an abnormal heart rhythm characterized by rapid, irregular beating of the upper chambers of the heart. It is a leading cause…