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Help Yourself Say No

Visiting your lap band surgeons in Jacksonville and having weight loss surgery can be the first step toward turning into the person you want to become. However, keep in mind that not only a change in your weight but also a change in your attitude may be necessary. Many overweight individuals develop coping methods, such[...]
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Cheri: Vertical Sleeve Success

At the age of 23 and a few months after the birth of my second child, I unexpectedly had to have a total hysterectomy. This is when I began to gain the largest part of my weight. I was weighing approximately 200 pounds and I began having headaches. So I decided to get my eyes[...]
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Losing Weight Can Fight Gum Disease

Being overweight or obese can cause a wide variety of health conditions, many of which one may not automatically connect to their excess weight. However, undergoing bariatric surgery such as the Lap Band procedure in Jacksonville can help relieve many of these health burdens, including gum disease.
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Setting a New Year’s Resolution

Every year as January approaches, it is a great time to step aside from our hectic schedules and set a few goals for the New Year. Many people start off the New Year strong, but by the time February has come around they have already forgotten what they were so excited about.
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Tips to Survive the Holiday Season

This time of year can bring a variety of emotions for different people. There are those people who absolutely love this time of year and boast that it is their favorite season of all. However, there are also many people who experience a sense of sadness and loss, or feel lonely and isolated during the[...]
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Preventing Weight Gain during the Holidays

The holiday season is a great time for joy and catching up with friends and family. It is also a great time to eat. Many people end up gaining five to ten pounds during the holiday season due to all the rich and tasty food they eat. However, you can avoid putting on these holiday[...]
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Reach your Weight Loss Goal

If you would like to reach your weight loss goal, you should make sure that you are realistic in your expectations when you set your goal. Having weight loss surgery in Jacksonville can help if you are obese and have a large amount of weight to lose. Your surgeon can help you determine a realistic[...]
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Tips to Survive the Holidays

If you are looking to lose weight in Jacksonville, you may be dreading the holidays. This time of year is notorious for wrecking diets and taking its toll on the best intentions. By following these tips, you can navigate your way through the parties and get-togethers without adding on a bunch of extra pounds. You[...]
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Social Support May Help Weight Loss

Being overweight may seem like a strictly physical problem, but often psychological factors have a big impact on a patient's ability to lose weight. A recent study by Ohio State University reported that a group of lab mice with an enriching and engaging social environment lost more weight than the group who lived a sedentary[...]
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