Treatment of Obesity
Get the basics on obesity treatment from the experts at WebMD.
Medical Causes of Obesity
WebMD explains various causes of obesity, including Cushing's syndrome and thyroid problems. .
Frequently Asked Questions About Weight Loss
WebMD clears up some common misconceptions about dieting, exercise, and weight loss with these frequent questions and answers.
Yo-Yo Dieting and Weight Cycling
Yo-yo dieting and weight cycling is the repeated loss and regain of body weight. WebMD explains what they do to your body.
Health Risks of Obesity
Being overweight or obese puts you at risk for many serious health conditions, including diabetes, sleep apnea, and even cancer. Learn more from WebMD about diseases you can prevent by losing weight.
Gastric Bypass Surgery
WebMD provides an overview of gastric bypass surgery for obesity.
Restrictive Surgery for Weight Loss
WebMD explains weight loss surgery, including gastric banding and "stomach stapling."
Prescription Weight Loss Drugs
WebMD looks at the pros and cons of prescription weight loss drugs.
Long-Term Weight Loss Tips
Long-term weight loss is not an easy goal. But you can get started with these tips.
Obesity and When to Seek Help
A person is considered obese when his or her weight is 20% or more above normal weight. WebMD takes a look at obesity and some solutions.
Weight Control Programs: Questions You Should Be Asking
Here are some questions to ask before you sign up for a weight loss program.