Dr. Fernando Garcia Blog

Colorectal Cancer Risk and Obesity: Is There a Connection?

January 23, 2018 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Obesity Colon Cancer

Obesity has been linked to an increased risk of developing colon cancer. The weight loss surgeons at Tijuana Bariatrics consider the preventative care benefits of bariatric surgery.

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Obesity and Thyroid Cancer: Understanding the Connection

January 15, 2018 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Obesity

Studies have found a link between thyroid cancer and obesity. The surgeons at Tijuana Bariatrics believe weight loss surgery can help with prevention.

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Bariatric Surgery for Teens – Tijuana, Mexico

January 2, 2018 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Bariatric Surgery Teen Obesity Obesity Weight Loss Surgery Weight Loss

As an experienced weight loss surgeon in Tijuana, Mexico, Dr. Fernando Garcia discusses whether bariatric surgery for teens is safe or not.

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How Metabolism Works: Understanding Your Weight

November 2, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Metabolism Obesity

Many people do not understand how their metabolism works. The team at Tijuana Bariatrics will cover the basics to explain the fundamentals of weight gain and weight loss.

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How Obesity Inhibits Exercise

July 5, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Obesity Bariatric Surgery

Let's explore how obesity inhibits exercise and how obesity treatment from our team at Tijuana Bariatrics can help overcome these challenges.

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Bariatric Surgery for Obesity (Class 3): BMI 40-49.9

May 30, 2016 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Bariatric Surgery Obesity

A body mass index (BMI) of 40-49.9 is a level of extreme obesity, which may be ground for considering bariatric surgery.

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Bariatric Surgery for Obesity (Class 2): BMI 35-39.9

May 25, 2016 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Bariatric Surgery Obesity

What does a body mass index of 35-39.9 mean? Let's look at classes of obesity and options for bariatric surgery.

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Bariatric Surgery for Obesity (Class 1): BMI 30-34.9

May 21, 2016 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Bariatric Surgery Obesity

Obesity needs to be taken seriously. Let's look at people with a body mass index (BMI) of 30.-34.9 and their bariatric surgery options.

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Understanding BMI Categories: Levels of Body Mass and Obesity

May 17, 2016 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Bmi Obesity

There are different types of body mass, and your BMI may mean varying levels of obesity or morbid obesity.

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Weighing the Numbers: United States Obesity Statistics

April 16, 2016 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Obesity

Obesity is a serious health issue in the United States, and these statistics have startling number about weight and wellness in America.

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