The Chronic Disease of Obesity

How Sponge Syndrome Causes Repeated Weight Gain

by Brian Scott Edwards MD FNLA



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 10/26/2018

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 8.25x11
Page Count : 120
ISBN : 9781532060557
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 120
ISBN : 9781532060564

About the Book

For many people, maintaining after weight loss can be a challenging and daunting experience. In The Chronic Disease of Obesity, author Dr. Brian Scott Edwards offers an in-depth look at weight loss and presents an unconventional approach to successfully keep the weight off. Using his personal experiences as a medical professional specializing in obesity and his own challenges with weight loss, Edwards provides a host of information on how medications, fat cells, the science of obesity, the treatment of chronic obesity (the Sponge Syndrome), diet and exercise, surgery, and maintenance. In addition, he introduces and describes the Tubby Theory and discusses the cardiovascular risks of carrying excessive weight. The Chronic Disease of Obesity delves into the science of obesity and weight and follows Edwards’s personal journey. It shares how he has adopted a regimen of multiple diet medications to maintain his weight loss.

About the Author

Brian Scott Edwards, MD, is certified in the American Board of Obesity Medicine. He lives in Florida and travels extensively. Visit him online at This is Edwards’ fourth book focusing on obesity and cholesterol.