Category: <span>Sickness</span>

It’s well reported in the media that older people are more at risk from serious complications if they catch COVID-19. However researchers are have also identified that obese people are also a high-risk group. The reason that obese people are at such a high risk is because they are more…

Sickness

With weight loss surgery, a lot of emphasis is put on the physical changes that happen to the body, and what toll the surgery may take on someone’s physical health. However often the emotional health of someone getting surgery is ignored. Having bariatric surgery often means a huge change to…

Sickness

The amount of time off work needed after bariatric surgery seems to vary quite a lot. Some people take only a week off work, and others take 3-4 weeks, and some as long as 6-7 weeks! It probably depends a lot upon the type of work that a person does.…

Sickness

Today, 4th February, is World Cancer Day, a day to raise awareness and education about cancer. Four years ago today, in 2016, I was in the middle of receiving treatment for Stage IV Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. I had been diagnosed in December 2015, and at that point was in the middle…

My Story Sickness

There’s loads of very scary health risks that obese people face, including Type 2 Diabetes, High Blood Pressure, Heart Disease, Stroke, Cancer, Sleep Apnea, and others. I knew I was at risk of all of these, but for a long time I thought I was bullet proof. I would be…

Sickness