Weight Loss Surgery

Laparoscopic Band Surgery

June 24, 2019
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To lose weight, you can try good, old-fashioned diet and exercise. But, if you have a lot of weight to lose, and other weight loss methods haven’t worked for you for a long time, it might be time to talk to your doctor about whether or not you’re the right patient for weight loss surgery. […]

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Will Bariatric Embolization Be the Future of Medical Weight Loss Surgery?

April 22, 2019
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If you have ever thought about medical weight loss surgery, you have probably already done quite a bit of research. As a result, you have also likely realized that there are several different procedures available to help people slim down when they are obese and having extreme difficulty with losing weight and getting healthy. In […]

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Bariatric Surgery Alters the Way the Gut Senses Food, Says Study

February 26, 2019
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Bariatric surgery is definitely an option for those who are obese and who have other health complications as a result of their weight. Beyond the physical changes that occur when this surgery is performed, however, there are also changes in the gut, particularly when it comes to how the gut is able to sense nutrients […]

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Separate Fact from Myth Before Getting Weight Loss Surgery in 2019

January 7, 2019
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Weight loss surgery can be a viable option for those who are obese and have been struggling to slim down with other common strategies, such as diet, exercise, and prescription weight loss pills. But, before you choose to undergo weight loss surgery in 2019, continue reading to be able to distinguish the facts from the […]

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Bariatric Surgery Provides Varying Benefits Depending on Obesity Type

December 3, 2018
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Do you think that weight loss surgery is a great way to tackle obesity in all people? Think again. It turns out that bariatric surgery provides varying benefits, and it all depends on the four obesity subtypes that a person can be diagnosed with. Continue reading to learn more, especially if you or someone you […]

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5 Signs You Probably Shouldn’t Have Weight Loss Surgery

March 22, 2018
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Weight loss surgery might sound like a fantastic way to lose a lot of weight quickly, but before you dive in and make that appointment for your surgery, there are a few things that you should consider. Below are a few of the signs that you probably shouldn’t have weight loss surgery, and why you […]

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Odds of Weight Regain After Bariatric Surgery, Plus Prevention

December 18, 2017
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Like other weight loss strategies, undergoing bariatric surgery does not necessarily guarantee that you will be able to keep the weight off for good. Instead, there is the chance that you will end up gaining back at least some of the weight that you had lost. How Much Weight Is Regained? Roughly half of all […]

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When Weight Loss Surgery Goes Wrong: The Risks

November 28, 2017
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Before deciding upon whether you will go through with weight loss surgery, you should know what the potential risks are. Talking to your doctor about the risks versus the benefits of this type of surgery is imperative. And you also need to be open with your doctor about any medical conditions that you’ve had or […]

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Weight Loss Surgery Linked to Increased Risk of Alcohol Abuse

June 8, 2017
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For some people, weight loss surgery may be the only real option for weight loss. If you have been really struggling to lose weight for a long time, your doctor might recommend weight loss surgery to finally get the results that you’re after. But experts have also found that this surgery could cause complications, including […]

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Celebrity Weight Loss Surgery Stories

April 28, 2017
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  Losing weight can definitely be a struggle, but having the right inspiration can help you stay on track and overcome your challenges. Where can you find some much-needed inspiration and motivation? Check out some of the celebrity weight loss surgery stories below, as these amazing transformations are sure to make you want to take […]

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