Countless men, women and children struggle with their weight in this country. In fact, statistics show over half of all Americans are currently overweight, and approximately one third are obese. And though Americans spend millions on weight loss books, programs, pills and diet products each year, obesity is still on the rise, plaguing us with such health issues as diabetes, hypertension and cardiovascular disease, as well as aesthetic and self-esteem issues. For those frustrated with expensive weight loss plans that offer little or no results, or worse yet, the unhealthy roller-coaster ride many of us find ourselves onObesityHelp.com is a great resource to check out.
ObesityHelp.com offers articles and videos on current weight related topics, as well as a library of online information about nutrition, exercise and weight loss surgery. The site also offers tools such as forums, chat rooms, a question and answer board and information on how to connect with support groups throughout the country. Along with these helpful tools, Obesityhelp.com offers access to various medical professionals such as nutritionists, bariatric surgeons and plastic surgeons to help with post weight loss cosmetic needs.
For those considering plastic surgery to correct cosmetic issues after weight loss, board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Basu offers great care at his practice in Houston. Body lift, tummy tuck, breast lift, arm lift, and other body contouring techniques can greatly enhance weight loss results by removing the excess skin and fat often left behind. Dr. Basu is a Diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery, as well as a member of the American Society of Bariatric Plastic Surgeons. Sub-specializing in post bariatric weight loss cosmetic techniques, Dr. Basu also performs advanced breast restoration as well as cosmetic procedures such as breast augmentation, liposuction and face lifts. Dr. Basu had been named one of Houston's "Top Docs" by the readers of HTexas magazine from 2007-2009 and was honored with the American Medical Association Foundation Leadership in Medicine Award in 2008. For those dealing with excess skin left behind after weight loss, Dr. Basu can help you explore your cosmetic surgery options.