What To Prepare For Weight Loss Surgery

You have been trying hard to lose weight but to no avail. You have exercised, counted your calories, and even tried to stop eating altogether. Nothing has worked. Your scale hasn’t moved, and you feel even worse than ever.   Thankfully, you don’t have to be stuck in that stage forever. There’s always another option […]

How Your Stress Causes Weight Gain

In our daily lives, it is inevitable that we will feel stress. And admittedly, stress has gotten a bad rap. But stress is actually the natural response of our bodies when we are in difficult or dangerous situations. There’s what we call “good stress,” which allows us to think and act quickly when the need […]

Gastric Sleeve Surgery – Will My Stomach Grow Back After?

Gastric sleeve surgery is a weight-loss surgical procedure where 80% of the stomach is excised, leaving only a small portion of the stomach intact. The surgery is irreversible as the portion of your stomach that was removed cannot be re-attached, replaced, or will grow back after the surgery. What happens to my stomach after gastric […]

Foods to Avoid After Lap Band Surgery

Lap band surgery is a weight loss procedure that reduces your stomach’s capacity to hold food. The ultimate goal of lap band surgery is for individuals to lose weight by restricting the passage of food in their stomachs.   It is recommended for people who have a BMI of 40 or over, also referred to […]

Gas Pain After Weight Loss Surgery: How to Get Rid of It?

Gas pain is one of the most uncomfortable symptoms you can experience after weight loss surgery. The feeling of having stomach pains, bloating, and gas are some of the things that might lead to anxiety after surgery. And early post-surgery, you might feel that your stomach is hard or that food is stuck in it, […]

What’s BMI, and How Important is it?

Have you heard of the term BMI? BMI, short for Body Mass Index, is a number that indicates the relative amount of fat in your body in relation to your height. Most people and organizations use it to determine if you’re at the correct weight. It’s important because it may identify health risks associated with […]

What to Expect After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Trying to lose weight has been difficult for you. You do not step on the weighing scale anymore because you are scared of the numbers that will stare right back at you. Your health is affected and it prevents you from living the life that you want. You have tried anything and everything to lose […]

Lap Band Surgery Myths Debunked

An increasing number of people are getting bariatric surgery. In fact, 1 out of 3 adults in North America is classified as obese. Every year, more than half a million people globally undergo bariatric surgery. In 2017 alone, 228,000 Americans underwent a weight loss medical procedure. One of the most popular weight-loss medical procedures is […]

Ultimate Orbera Dietary Guidelines

If you’re considering getting Orbera balloon insertion, one thing you should note is that you have to change your diet. You’re supposed to anyway; after all, you are supposed to be on the road to weight loss. But of course, just because you got your balloon inserted doesn’t mean you can eat anything right away. […]

What To Expect After Gastric Balloon Insertion: Helpful Tips For Your First Few Months

If you’ve been considering a elipse gastric balloon procedure in Los Angeles, but you’re not sure what to expect, this article is for you. You might be wondering what happens during the procedure, and more importantly, how long recovery will take. Well, in this post, we will give you a rundown of what to expect […]

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