Últimas Noticias en Baja Wellness

  • Vitreo-Retinal & Uveitic Disease Specialist

    Vitreo-Retinal & Uveitic Disease Specialist

    Por: SanDiegoRed.com   |   Hace 3 años

    Rene Cervantes Castañeda, MD

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  • Obesity, a world epidemic that affects us all.

    Obesity, a world epidemic that affects us all.

    Por: Arturo Martinez M.D.   |   Hace 4 años

    The WHO estimates that by the year 2015 more than 1.5 billion people around the world with suffer from excess weight

    Obesity and related illnesses have fast become the number one heath concern for high, middle income countries. Worldwide obesity has more than double since the 80s. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that approximately 1 billion adults are overweight and more than 300 million are obese, every year at least 2.6 million people die of an illness related to obesity or...

  • Diabetes...  A Worldwide Medical Concern

    Diabetes... A Worldwide Medical Concern

    Por: Jose A. Jimenez M.D.   |   Hace 4 años

    USA - 2011 National Diabetes Facts

    How many Americans have diabetes or pre-diabetes? 8.5% of the US population have diabetes - 25.8 million children and adults. Researchers from the Jefferson School of Population Health (Philadelphia, PA) published a study which estimates that by 2025 there could be 53.1 million people with the disease. 18.8 million people have been diagnosed with diabetes About 7 million...

  • 5 Foods that Keep You Thin

    5 Foods that Keep You Thin

    Por: Jose A. Jimenez M.D.   |   Hace 4 años

    Studies indicate your stomach may feel fuller when you eat calories from foods that require more chewing.

    You don't need fancy plans or complicated point systems to be thin. All you need to do is make smart food choices, watch your portion sizes and stay active. “The emphasis should be on choosing healthful foods every day and changing lifestyles for the better." Apples: Apples are a good source of dietary fiber. Dietary fiber not only contributes to a healthy digestive system and reduced...

  • Obesity-Stroke Connection

    Obesity-Stroke Connection

    Por: Jose A. Jimenez M.D.   |   Hace 4 años

    Research studies have shown that obesity is one of the risks that can be changed to decrease your risk of having a stroke

    High blood pressure is the leading cause of stroke and death rates due to stroke are nearly 45%. Make a goal of getting 30 minutes of physical activity, 5 times a week to keep your body moving. • Individuals who are obese have a greater chance of suffering from sleep disordered breathing, known as sleep apnea. Those with sleep apnea have a greater risk of high blood pressure, irregular...

  • Obesity and Cancer Risk

    Obesity and Cancer Risk

    Por: Jose Alfredo Jimenez M.D.   |   Hace 4 años

    Projection of the future health and economic burden of obesity

    Key Points • During the past several decades, the percentage of overweight and obese adults and children has increased markedly. • Obesity is associated with increased risks of cancers of the esophagus, breast (postmenopausal), endometrium (the lining of the uterus), colon and rectum, kidney, pancreas, thyroid, gallbladder, and possibly other cancer types. • Obese people are also...

  • Aerobic Exercise after weight loss surgery

    Aerobic Exercise after weight loss surgery

    Por: Gabriella Miranda M.D.   |   Hace 4 años

    Exercise alone will not make you lose weight, but will help you maintain the weight loss

    It is well known that you have to exercise 150 minutes of aerobic exercise per week. Exercise alone will not make you lose weight, but will help you maintain the weight loss. Shada M.D, Bruce Schimer MD published in 2010 in the journal surgery for obesity and related diseases, what happened to patients if they exercised after getting a gastric band. They followed 124 patients and collected...

  • Vitamin C anyone?

    Vitamin C anyone?

    Por: Gabriella Miranda M.D.   |   Hace 4 años

    Patients who are obese suffer from obesity are malnourished

    If you suffer from obesity, you would think you are over nourished. But in fact to the contrary patients who are obese suffer from obesity are malnourished. In 2009 Kevin P. Riess, John Farnen M.D, Pamela Lambert RN, Michelle Mathiason M.S and Shanu Kothari M.D published a study in Surgery for Obesity and related diseases journal a study were they demonstrated on an acid ascorbic depletion...

  • I AM OVERWEIGHT AND MALNOURISHED?

    I AM OVERWEIGHT AND MALNOURISHED?

    Por: Gabriella Miranda M.D   |   Hace 4 años

    Nutritional deficiencies in the obese patient are very common

    Obesity and excess weight are defined according to the world health organization (WHO) as an excessive accumulation of fat that can be dangerous to your health. Obesity has high prevalence in the USA and in México. It is projected to overpass tobacco as the most important modifiable economic risk in public health and disease. It sounds as a paradox that malnourishment exists on a...

  • US Obesity will rocket for 2030

    US Obesity will rocket for 2030

    Por: EFE Agency   |   Hace 4 años

    Healthcare costs will rise as a result

    LOS ANGELES.- Obesity in the United States will dramatically increase in the next 18 years according to a report published today. The study titled “F as in Fat: How obesity threatens America’s future,” released today by the Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), by 2030 the adult obesity rate will be over 60 percent in 13 US states. “Every...