Bari Surgery Helps Man on 300-lb Weight Loss Journey

From Parkwest Health & Lifestyles When your weight equals a quarter of a ton, day-to-day living is a lot of work. Jonathan Ward, a 46-year-old from Cleveland, Tennessee, was constantly considering how far he could walk while enduring the pain in his knees and how...

What is Gastric Bypass?

Losing weight is more complicated than what other people perceive it to be. Some may easily do it through diet and exercise while others may not see a significant difference with these steps. If you’re one of the latter and your body mass index (BMI) classifies you as...

Knox Woman Loses Over 100 Pounds After Bariatric Surgery

News from Parkwest Health & Lifestyles Christy Brown has struggled with feeling overweight her entire life. In 2017 Brown says she stepped on the scale at 325 pounds, her heaviest weight, and knew she needed help. She intensified her efforts to eat nutritious...

Bariatric Surgery is NOT Just for Women

Weight loss surgery has been around for years, yet there are still so many misconceptions about it. One is the ‘easy’ approach to losing weight. And second, that it’s only for women who want to lose their extra weight. The Facts Going under the knife to...

What is Gastric Bypass?

If you’ve been struggling to lose weight through diet and exercise, you may have read about surgical procedures to lose weight. These weight loss procedures, although not for everyone, are proven to be an effective means to lose those excess pounds and consequently,...