Tag Archives: Support Systems

Hope is something that a lot of Crohn’s disease patients have a hard time developing. A chronic condition, Crohn’s is a form of inflammatory bowel disease that causes severe upset stomach, malnutrition and general digestive dysfunction, including chronic diarrhea.  Patients with Crohn’s disease experience inflammation in the colon as a result of a malfunctioning immune system. [Read more]

Getting a gastric band in Ft. Myers is certainly going to help your weight loss efforts, but it won’t be enough to completely change your life. Getting the support of your family and finding new ways to spend time together without the lure of unhealthy foods is a big step in creating a healthy lifestyle after bariatric surgery. [Read more]

Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram—many 21st century Americans dedicate a significant amount of time to social media platforms like these every day. We use them to keep up with friends and current events, to find entertainment and information, to share bits of ourselves with the world. We’re constantly finding new ways to use them to our advantage, and this can include helping you lose weight. [Read more]

Friends can be a vital part of your weight loss support system, giving you weight loss help in Ft. Myers or Naples whenever you need it most. Maintaining your friendships after bariatric surgery is a great way to stay social, happy and motivated as you lose weight, but it isn’t always easy to know how to ask your friends to give you a helping hand. [Read more]