Is weight loss possible after gallbladder removal?
Minimally invasive gallbladder removal is a surgery that requires highly specialized tools to perform small incisions to remove an inflamed or diseased gallbladder. The gallbladder is a small organ that is part of the body’s digestive system and is located below your liver. The organ stores the body’s bile, which is a liquid substance produced […]
How do I prepare myself for a lap-band surgery?
Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding, widely known lap-band surgery, is a bariatric surgery that uses an adjustable silicone band that is placed on the stomach to restrict the quantity of food the stomach can hold. This is an effective procedure for those who are having a hard time losing weight on their own. Currently, this is […]
How Should I Evaluate a Lap-band Surgeon for a Laparoscopic Surgery?
Choosing the right lap-band surgeon may be the most important decision you have to make. You will receive a lifetime support from your surgeon after your bariatric surgery, so it is crucial that you feel comfortable working with him. Another important role for the success of your lap-band surgery is your surgeon’s bariatric team. It […]
How Does a Lap-band Surgery Affect Dieting and Help Weight Loss?
Do you have a seemingly intractable weight loss problem? Do you feel “fluffy”, sluggish, and frumpy? Did you try all kinds of diet regime and workout programs to naturally lose weight, but failed? Then, having a bariatric surgery, including gastric lap-band surgery, can be the solution you need. Lap-band surgery is a minimally invasive procedure […]
Are you qualified for a lap band surgery?
Obesity is now a growing concern. There are over 160 million Americans who are recorded to be either obese or overweight. In medical standards, obese patients are those who have a BMI of 30 or more. Obesity can cause significant health problems for a person including diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease. Luckily, there are other […]
What Do I Need To Know Before Having a Gastric Bypass Surgery?
Gastric bypass is not your free pass to your new lease in life. It is important that you will be realistic about what will happen with your life after the surgery. You need to understand that you have to finally cut your ties with emotional eating or binge eating and appreciate that your weight loss […]
What Happens After Gastric Bypass Surgery?
Most obese patients think that gastric bypass surgery is a magic wand that can change their lives in a flick. Maybe you have heard it somewhere or you have seen someone who went under the knife and they totally changed! They lost so much weight in no time. You might be one of those skeptics […]
How Much Weight Will I Lose After a Gastric Bypass Surgery?
It is guaranteed for you to lose weight after a gastric bypass surgery. But, knowing how much weight you will lose is essential in keeping your expectations and goals realistic. The amount of weight you will lose depends on several factors including the success of your surgery, nutrition, and exercise plan. If you want to […]
What to expect before and during gastric bypass surgery?
Gastric bypass surgery also known as the Roux-en-Y gastric bypass is a major surgery that makes the stomach smaller and reroutes the intestine. In most cases, this type of surgery is irreversible. As a person who is overweight and obese, this surgical procedure has promising results for the qualified candidate. To name a few, the […]
How to know if bariatric surgery is right for you?
Are you worried about your health? Are you at risk of diseases because of being overweight? Somehow these questions have led you to learning about bariatric surgery and how it had changed and saved hundreds of lives. This procedure is one of the most common solutions for those who are unable to lose weight with […]