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Treating Obesity

  1. Could Weight-Loss Surgery Save Your Life?

    If you are obese, surgery to lose weight may be safer than carrying around those extra pounds. But is losing weight worth the risks associated with surgery? Take a look at the latest research.

  2. Even with Weight-Loss Drugs, Losing Pounds Isn't Easy

    Out of the millions Americans who are overweight and go on a diet each year, many regain all or a part of the weight they lose within five years.

  3. Medical Treatment for Obesity

    Medical treatment can help with weight loss if your own efforts are unsuccessful—or if you have a medical condition that makes it crucial to lose weight.

  4. Obesity Treatment Overview

    Whatever treatment plan a person follows, losing weight slowly will be more effective and healthy over the long term.

  5. Tai Chi: Exercise for Mind and Body

    Tai chi is called a mind-body type of exercise because it combines meditation, focused breathing, and physical movement. Because it’s also a low-impact exercise, it may be particularly well suited for older adults, but it’s a beneficial exercise for people of all ages.