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2014-09-27 12:21:15

The acclaimed weight loss surgeon Dr. Feiz can provide impeccable revision weight loss surgery to those who are frustrated with the results of a prior procedure LOS ANGELES, Sept. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At Dr. Feiz and Associates, the acclaimed surgeon Dr. Michael Feiz and his team are proud of the work they've done to help those who struggle with obesity rejuvenate their health and enhance their health through bariatric surgery. However, as bariatric surgery options like Lap Band, sleeve...

2014-09-26 16:23:37

Weight loss surgery from physicians like Dr. Michael Feiz proven effective in numerous studies, while weight loss claims for "miracle" products prove baseless LOS ANGELES, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Writing for two of the leading medical journals, BMJ and JAMA, medical investigators Dr. David Arterburn and Dr. Anita Courcoulas recently took up the question of whether weight loss surgery is needed for severely obese individuals. As explained in an article on the Group Health...

2014-09-25 16:26:18

If busy people like Chris Christie and Rosie O'Donnell can find time for weight loss so can you! Dr. Feiz and Associates want to help you do it. LOS ANGELES, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Think you don't have time to lose weight? Think again! New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has an entire state to run, is constantly dodging questions about his presidential ambitions and is one of the nation's most outspoken and controversial figures. Today Governor Christie announced that he has...

2014-09-23 12:31:11

Top weight loss surgeon offers tips on common motivational problems that arise during the changing seasons LOS ANGELES, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As anyone who's attempted weight loss knows, getting motivated isn't the tough part; it's staying motivated. There are so many factors that can negatively influence someone attempting to lose weight, and some of them may be thoroughly unexpected. As a highly trained and renowned bariatric surgeon, Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S. is very...

2014-08-29 20:22:20

A new study finds that increased brain function can be added to the list of health benefits derived from the sort of bariatric surgeries performed at Dr. Feiz and Associates LOS ANGELES, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At bariatric facilities like Dr. Feiz and Associates, the life-changing benefits of bariatric surgery, including reduced risk of diabetes, cardiovascular disease and endocrine disorders are well established. After all, Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S. has successfully...

2014-08-25 20:21:22

Simplicity and outstanding nutrition are the watchwords for recovery and long-term success LOS ANGELES, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Studies show that, overall, obese patients who have had laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy keep the weight off in the long run. At the same time, the procedure is not magic and patients must adjust to their post-surgery body and then develop long-term habits that will ensure permanent weight loss. Although diet recommendations after gastric bypass surgery...

2014-08-21 12:30:18

Various studies further bolster the research supporting the efficacy of weight loss surgeries LOS ANGELES, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent study performed at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, concluded that weight loss surgery appears to have an unexpected side benefit -- it may improve urinary incontinence symptoms in women. Noted weight loss surgeon Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S. and his team at Dr. Feiz and Associates would like to point out that...

2014-08-18 16:28:17

Obese children become obese adults; weight loss specialist Dr. Michael Feiz details the causes LOS ANGELES, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Obesity continues to rise in the United States at pandemic levels; in no area is this more disturbing than its unchecked spread amongst children. Our nation's youth are facing an explosion of obesity that has doubled in children and quadrupled amongst adolescents over the last thirty years. While successfully treating adults struggling with extreme...

2014-08-15 20:21:45

Dr. Michael Feiz discusses the potentially debilitating issue of clinical depression and its link to obesity LOS ANGELES, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The physical side effects of obesity have been extensively documented and are well known, but its impact on mental and emotional health is less frequently discussed. A significantly increased risk of heart attack, stroke, and diabetes is reason enough to take obesity seriously and adapt a healthier lifestyle to take action against it....

2014-08-04 20:22:24

Weight loss surgery with Dr. Michael Feiz can fight sleep apnea, a potentially serious disorder which can seriously worsen the negative impacts of obesity LOS ANGELES, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Feiz and Associates would like to point out one of the less well known health-threats associated with obesity: sleep apnea. It's an insidious condition in which breathing during slumber becomes intermittent, resulting in fatigue and a number of potentially very serious health...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'