- Q What are some hidden causes of weight gain?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineYou may feel like you're doing everything right - restricting your calories, exercising your body - yet you keep gaining weight. The issue may be hormonal, such as hypothyroidism (which slows down your metabolism so that you can't burn calories the way... Full Answer
- Q What should I be aware of if I am overweight and need abdominal surgery?
Dr. Anthony Komaroff, Internal MedicineWe all have a fair amount of fatty tissue in our abdominal cavities that surgeons must deal with during abdominal operations. The more fat you have, the more difficult the operation is for the surgeon. Excessive fatty tissue impairs access to the... Full Answer