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. Recently Governor Christie announced that he has lost 85 pounds since his lap band weight loss procedure last year. Equally outspoken comedian Rosie O’Donnell, who recently returned to The View after a long absence, joins him with her recently announced loss of 53 pounds since last July.
While many busy people know they are severely obese, it's all too common for them to claim that they don’t have the time to do anything about it. What they fail to realize is that they could lose a great deal more time if they fail to investigate the most effective means we have of dealing with the life-threatening issue of obesity. Meanwhile, Dr. Michael Feiz is a renowned expert on weight loss medicine who has performed both the gastric sleeve operation that was given to Ms. O’Donnell, and the Lap Band operation obtained by Governor Christie.
While there are many approaches to weight loss, the scientific consensus is that the only proven and consistent treatment for permanently dealing with severe obesity is weight loss surgery. Though it may seem drastic to some, the option of surgery is safe, practical, and most importantly, it provides real results.
These results are crucial because, without significant weight loss, someone suffering from severe obesity is at risk from numerous illnesses, ranging from type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure and a higher risk of such dreaded health outcomes as heart attack, stroke, and kidney failure. The risks are known all too well by O’Donnell who said that her decision to undergo weight loss treatments was precipitated by a heart attack.
Considering the enormous risk of obesity, it's clear that seriously overweight individuals need to take action. Like Chris Christie and Rosie O’Donnell, one must simply find the time to visit an experienced bariatric surgeon like Dr. Feiz to find the treatment that’s right for them. Procedures like a Lap Band or gastric sleeve operation have provided outstanding results for countless men and women from all walks of life, leading to enormous improvements, not only in their overall health, but also in terms of their personal happiness and self of self-confidence. If you are severely obese, both the length and the quality of your life are seriously at risk. Taking the time needed to take care of yourself is absolutely crucial to ensure that you have the time you'll need later on to live a healthy, happy, and productive life.
To get started on the path to a better life, stop taking chances, and take the necessary steps for immediate results now. For more information, call Dr. Feiz and Associates, or visit Dr. Feiz's website.