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How Do I Know If It’s Time for Bariatric Surgery?

Bariatric surgery achieves weight loss through several methods. These include restrictive surgery, wherein a portion of the stomach is removed, which can result in up to 55% of weight loss in five years in a procedure known as a sleeve gastrectomy. Another option is malabsorptive surgery, wherein the stomach and duodenum are bypassed to form […]

Why Is Weight Loss So Difficult?

Struggling with your weight? Vexed by endless diets and exercise routines that don’t produce any visible changes? Don’t worry – there’s always an explanation for why a person may be having trouble with weight loss. A Constant War with the Scale: Why Fad Diets Don’t Work The logic of weight loss is simple: eat less […]

Robotic Sleeve Surgery: Less Invasive with a Faster Recovery

For some people, losing weight is easy. These lucky people are genetically blessed with good metabolism. Others have to go through the rigors of constantly dieting and exercising to lose those unwanted pounds. For some, dropping excess weight is nearly impossible. Are you considering having a gastric-bypass surgery performed? If so, you may be intimidated […]

What Is LINX GERD Treatment?

Expert doctors who deal with esophageal disease are now offering the LINX Reflux Management System treatment for people who are suffering from chronic gastroesophageal reflux disease (also known as GERD). LINX was approved in 2012 by the FDA to treat GERD. In studies regarding LINX, 90% of patients reported significant improvement in their reflux symptoms […]

The Results of Gastric Sleeve Surgery

When people want to lose weight as soon as possible, the first thing they typically do is try to follow a specific diet. At the same time, they combine it with exercise to lose even more weight. However, after trying these techniques, many people start to realize that it isn’t so easy to lose weight. […]

How to Pick the Right Weight-Loss Support Group After Bariatric Surgery

Choosing to undergo bariatric surgery, or weight-loss surgery, is a huge step for anyone suffering from obesity. It can be an extremely difficult decision to make. The surgery is extremely important, and the steps that come after are even more important. The measures you take and the support you receive after undergoing weight-loss surgery will […]

6 Reasons Your Weight Loss Has Plateaued—And How To Fix Them

Losing weight can be tough, but you know what else is tough? Feeling like you’re doing everything right and still not seeing the number on the scale go down—especially if you’d been previously losing weight. That, my friends, is called a weight-loss plateau—and honestly, it’s not all in your head. Also, when you start losing […]

Keeping Off the Weight After Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery is essentially a cosmetic procedure that is performed in order to help people lose weight. Different types of bariatric surgery can be opted for depending on the nature of your problem. Once your surgery is done, the effect is very visible and patients lose a lot of weight. The problem is keeping those […]

KNX-AM 1070 Interview: Stigma May Keep People From Getting Weight Loss Surgery

Most obese patients who qualify for weight loss surgery don’t seek it out, and that may be due at least partly to stigma, a U.S. survey suggests. Nearly half of randomly-chosen survey participants said they believe the procedure is usually done for cosmetic rather than health reasons, and about 40 percent thought people who choose […]

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