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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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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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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Avoid Weight Loss Surgery with These Diet and Exercise Tips

January 15, 2016
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Having a high body mass index can considerably increase your health risks over time. Coronary heart disease, high blood pressure, type-2 diabetes and cancer are only to name a few and not to mention the effect it will have on your bones from being so heavy. Having to turn to weight loss surgery is not […]

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Why a Psychological Assessment before Weight Loss Surgery is Required

October 10, 2015
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People who have been unable to lose weight via the conventional means, i.e. exercise and dieting, usually opt for bariatric surgery as a long-term, but simple solution. They are justified in their decision to opt for surgery as a means to lose weight. That would take a shorter amount of time than it would take […]

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Types of Weight Loss Surgery: How to Choose the One That’s Right for You

September 25, 2015
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Weight loss surgeries, or bariatric surgeries, are an easier and effective method of weight loss. Weight loss surgeries lower the risk of medical problems associated with being overweight and obese. This is how bariatric surgery contributes to weight loss: Restriction: Weight loss surgeries help physically reduce the amount of fat your stomach holds, limiting the […]

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The Newest Weight Loss Procedures of 2015

August 30, 2015
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Losing weight has never been easy, but in 2015 things have gotten a lot easier. You no longer have to spend hours starving yourself or weeks in and out of the gym. All those tiresome days are behind you, which means there is no more excuse for not losing weight. The easiest option for you […]

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The Most Common Weight Loss Surgery Complications

July 3, 2015
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Going under the knife is a risk, regardless of the procedure you are undergoing. There are risks associated with bariatric surgery as well, even though the purpose is to improve your health. If you want to lose weight quickly, opting for weight loss surgery is a viable option but before you go ahead with it, […]

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