Before undergoing the knife, patients must first be fully committed to the lifestyle change they're about to make.
After losing nearly 200 pounds, Michel is helping others lose weight and find the happiness he has in better health.
Gastric bypass and Lap-Band are popular bariatric surgery options, but what's the difference between them?
Choosing the right surgeon for gastric banding is important and misleading advertising may lead some astray.
What will 2011 bring in the aesthetic industry? American Health and Beauty shares 7 aesthetic trends that are going to be hot in 2011.
More patients are now candidates for Allergan's popular Lap-Band procedure.
Allergan gets the go-ahead to change market their gastric banding device to less obese patients.
2011 is likely to bring big changes in health care and medicine, especially in how we look at nutrition and obesity.
More patients may now be candidates for the popular Lap-Band procedure.
Demand for bariatric weight loss surgery, and information about the different procedures that are performed, is growing exponentially. With this in mind, the Little Company of Mary Bariatric Surgery Center, a Chicago-area ASBS Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, has launched a comprehensive Web site in conjunction with the Midwest Bariatric Institute intended to educate individuals who may be considering bariatric surgery, and to counter commonly held misconceptions about bariatric surgery.
On this Groundhog Day, we'll look at ways to remove excess skin after weight loss and a new flat belly plan from one of the hosts of "The Doctors." Also, exercise tips for toned, sexy arms and how to get a surgery-free eye lift.
Today on American Health and Beauty - How to avoid weight gain this holiday season with tips from Good Morning America. Also, cellulite treatments are hot today with technologies like SmoothShapes, Reaction by Viora, and CelluPulse.
The Zerona laser treatment for fat reduction was featured last night on "The Real Housewives of Atlanta!" Learn all about this surgery free procedure today on American Health and Beauty. Also, why your waistline is important and your belly fat could spell trouble.
Flash recovery breast augmentation and at-home therapies were just two of the great articles featured this week on AHB. Also this week, Elizabeth Edwards lost a battle with breast cancer, and we spoke to a physician about the extended FDA approval for Lap-Band means for patients, and much more.
On American Health and Beauty today, we'll look at some alternative health secrets that may help to keep you feeling and looking your best. Also, why some women may need to choose between a beautiful face or a beautiful body as they age, and how to protect yourself from the flu this season.
It's a happy Friday at American Health and Beauty! Today, Friday Fact or Fiction asks if eating low fat, low carb everything is the best way to lose weight. Also, how your health affects your risk of stroke and the latest in birthmark treatments.
On American Health and Beauty today, how to get rid of your double chin forever with SmartLipo and what a mini-arm lift can do for your upper body. Also, tips for keeping in shape, even when you're on the go and superfoods for beauty.