Excess weight may be the reason you’re having trouble getting pregnant. Learn why being overweight can prevent ovulation and how losing weight before pregnancy can increase fertility and your odds for a healthy pregnancy.
Think the number on the scale only matters for how you look? Your heart begs to differ. Preventive cardiologist Haitham Ahmed, MD, explains why carrying around too much weight is bad for your heart health.
For kids who are overweight or obese, the everyday challenges of the teenage years can seem even greater. A recent study says that teens who are teased about their weight are more likely to become obese adults.
You probably know how stress can affect your mood and often your eating choices — comfort food, anyone? — but can long-term stress actually make us gain weight? A recent study says it may be so.
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Formerly found only in adults, type 2 diabetes is on the rise in children and teens. Poor diet and inactivity are partly to blame. Get tips on encouraging a healthier lifestyle for your family.
Are you trying to lose weight? Get advice from a doctor who often works with overweight patients. She offers practical advice.
If you’re considering bariatric surgery, a good mental attitude is one of the keys to success. Make sure you are on the right path with these five tips.
If you have heart failure and get breathless from exercise, losing weight and exercise can help.
Afraid of a few pounds? Here’s why women might live longer with heart failure with just a little pudge.
If you are like most members of the LGBT community, it’s likely you haven’t told your physician. But there are compelling reasons why you should tell your healthcare provider if you are LGBT.