Long Term Effects of Obesity on Your Health

August 21, 2023 By Donald Maynard, MD, FACS In Obesity
Effects of Obesity on your health
The long term effects of obesity on a patient’s health are substantial and a growing concern, particularly as obesity is becoming the most significant health epidemic in the United States. Obesity is defined as the accumulation of body fat to the point where it becomes detrimental to your heal...

How Bariatric Surgery Impacts a Woman’s Menstrual Cycle

April 17, 2023 By Donald Maynard, MD, FACS In Obesity
How bariatric surgery affects a woman's menstrual cycle
Bariatric surgery impacts a woman’s menstrual cycle by helping them lose a significant amount of weight and better regulate their hormones and bodily functions. Studies have found that bariatric surgery is the most effective method of treating irregular periods in obese women resulting in a 35% ...

Obesity and Cancer: What’s the Connection?

December 26, 2021 By Donald Maynard, MD, FACS In Obesity
Obesity and Cancer Link
There is a significant link between obesity and cancer that many people do not appreciate. Diabetes and heart disease have links to obesity that many people understand. But cancer, a word no one wants to hear, is rarely discussed as a complication of obesity. Did you know, obesity increases your ris...