"Hippocrates-father of modern medicine 400 BCE:
Ilnesses do not come upon us out of the blue. They are developed from small daily sins against Nature. When enough sins have accumulated , ilnesses will suddenly appear"
Dr. Maria Psoma
I was obese as a teenager and I have personally experienced racism and rejection at the most sensitive age, because children are more honest but at the same time more tough critics than adults. With great effort, deprivations and without the necessary professional guidance I managed to lose the excess kilos, but this difficult period of my life is proven to be very decisive for my future.
My studies at the Medical school of Athens University and the specialty I chose (Biopathology), gave me the necessary skills to understand the problem of obesity in sound scientific basis and to comprehend that the solution of such problem can not be limited in the classical treatment of a simple diet. After thorough research I came to continue my studies by obtaining a postgraduate specialization in France, at the Medical School of Paris, entitled <Medicine and Surgery of Obesity>. That was a window that opened new horizons for me that even today I continue to discover (Antiaging) and gave me invaluable knowledge on contemporary holistic approach to a global health problem like obesity. I was impressed by the insistence of my professors at the psychological aspect of the problem but now, after years of experience, I understand the importance and key role that plays in the battle against obesity. The treatment is based on three main axes: