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Sleep Apnea Resolved with Bariatric Surgery

Comorbidities Resolved with Bariatric Surgery: Sleep Apnea Obstructive sleep apnea is a potentially serious sleep disorder. It’s the most common type of sleep apnea usually associated with morbid obesity (a BMI of 40 or more). Occurring as a result of the throat muscles intermittently locking and relaxing during sleep, it causes successive episodes of cessation […]

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Knox Mom Finds Success with Obalon Weight Loss System

Mary Beth Paxton of Knoxville was feeling frustrated, struggling to lose weight when she heard about Obalon Balloon System at Foothills Weight Loss Specialists. “I had tried dieting before and nothing ever worked. I told myself if I ever hit 200lbs I’d get serious about weight loss, but I didn’t. I got to about 210 […]

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Why Bariatric Surgery is Metabolic Surgery

The term ‘bariatric surgery’ was first coined in the 1950s after the first attempt to treat obesity by bypassing the stomach. Since then, bariatric surgery has expanded, shifting its focus beyond treating obesity. Studies show that bariatric surgery can also play a significant role in the improvement of conditions like type 2 diabetes and other […]

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Obalon Balloon System at Foothills Weight Loss Specialists

The Obalon Balloon System is a new option at Foothills Weight Loss Specialists in Knoxville for those who have been unsuccessful in conventional weight loss methods (i.e. diet and exercise), but may not be ready for bariatric surgery. What is Obalon Balloon System? The Obalon Balloon System is a non-surgical weight loss treatment that involves swallowing […]

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Pregnancy After Bariatric Surgery

Weight loss attained through bariatric surgery can have a positive boost in your fertility. This is often a blessing for women wishing to have children. However, it can be a problem if you’re in the initial 18-months post-surgery. Why You Should Wait 18 Months Before Getting Pregnant Your body undergoes several changes after weight loss […]

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