Blog Posts in 2016

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What Liquids to avoid after weight loss surgery?

Avoidance of some ‘highly addictive beverages’ after Weight loss surgery is very important. Those beverages includes caffeine drinks, carbonated beverages and alcohol. 1-Why Caffeine is to ...
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Who is a Good Candidate for Weight Loss Surgery?

For people who were unable to lose weight through exercise and diet, weight loss surgery is often the next step. Weight loss surgery is not without risks, so it’s important to be sure you are a ...
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Your Diet After Gastric Bypass Surgery

Gastric bypass surgery is still sometimes one of the best options for many people who struggle to lose weight. and have severe diabetes, or need revisional surgery, To get the best results from the ...
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10 Questions to Ask Before Gastric Bypass [INFOGRAPHIC]

If you’re considering gastric bypass surgery, gathering all of the information you can about the procedure and recovery is the best way to decide if it is right for you. Because there are many ...
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What to Expect During and After Lap Band Revision Surgery

For many years, Lap Band surgery was a popular bariatric procedure. Doctors and patients liked the procedure because it was minimally invasive and did not involve removing any part of the stomach but ...
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Breaking Down Myths about Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Are you thinking about whether gastric sleeve surgery is right for you? If so, then it’s important for you to have all of the facts regarding this type of bariatric surgery. Here, you’ll ...
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Answering Common Questions About Diet and Weight Loss After Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery is just the first step on your journey to weight loss and better health. Many patients have questions about what life will be like after surgery, especially what they will be able to ...
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What Causes Problems That Lead to Lap Band Revisions?

Lap Band surgery was at one time a very popular bariatric procedure, but it has recently been surpassed in popularity by gastric sleeve procedures. The reason Lap Band bariatric surgery has become ...
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The Link Between Bacteria and Morbid Obesity

While bariatric surgery in Houston changes—and saves—lives, doctors are also learning more than ever about the causes of obesity. Most suspect that the reason some patients need bariatric ...
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How Diet Soda Could Affect Your Weight

When you want to lose weight, you may think that switching from regular soda to diet is a good way to cut calories, but studies show that diet soda can actually be just as dangerous to your waistline. ...
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Meal Planning

When you decide to have bariatric surgery, you are making a commitment to yourself that you will use surgery as a tool and that you are ready to implement a new life style and start life with a whole ...
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Where Will You Have Your Bariatric Procedure?

Are you planning to undergo gastric surgery, but you haven’t settled on a provider? If so, it’s important to realize how important this step is in your treatment process. To help ensure a ...
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Signs of Complications with Your Lap Band

Lap band bariatric surgery was once a highly popular treatment for weight loss. However, in recent years, a number of complications have arisen in connection with this procedure. If you’ve ...
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Tips for Talking to Your Family About Your Weight Loss Surgery

There are several steps that every patient should take before their bariatric surgery, and one of them is communicating with their family. Use these tips to speak with your family about your upcoming ...
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Finding Support on Your Weight Loss Journey

When you choose bariatric surgery as part of your weight loss program, there are a number of factors that will influence your success. You will find that one of the most important of these is to have ...
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What are the good protein sources?

Once you had bariatric surgery, you will get familiar with protein. This should be the main thing you consume every meal time. What is the indicator of good protein source? How can you tell if you are ...
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The Science Behind Food Cravings

Are you considering bariatric sleeve or gastric bypass surgery to help you reach a healthy weight? If so, then you may wonder why you sometimes feel the need to reach for unhealthy snacks and meals. ...
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What Complications Are Associated with the Lap-Band?

Every surgery carries risks and if you have a lap-band, also called a gastric band, then you may be wondering what complications you might face with this bariatric procedure. In recent findings, it ...
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Common Problems with Lap Band Surgery

Lap Band surgery was previously among the most popular types of bariatric surgery. It involves placing an adjustable, removable band around the upper portion of the stomach. Saline can be added or ...
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Exploring Common Obesity-Related Medical Conditions

If you’re considering bariatric surgery to help you lose weight, but aren’t sure if this treatment would be right for you, then you may want to factor in the effects that being severely ...
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Calling all Pokemon Trainers to burn more calories!!!!!

This new game requires you to spend time walking on foot or bicycle and catch pokemon at random locations. It is a free app that you can download to any smartphone. It utilizes GPS to direct players, ...
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Tips for Controlling Your Appetite

Individuals considering bariatric or gastric surgery often wonder how they can manage their weight. Appetite control, for example, can be a crucial aspect of a successful weight loss program. When ...
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How Gastric Bypass Works

Gastric bypass surgery is a type of bariatric surgery that can help patients lose significant amounts of weight when dieting and exercising haven’t worked. You might be a candidate for bariatric ...
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Weight Loss Surgery and Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is closely associated with obesity. Obesity can both contribute to its development and worsen the disease, which is why weight loss is so important for these patients. Bariatric ...
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Finding Time to Exercise. It CAN be done!

· Exercise is boring. If you don't look forward to your workouts, it's no wonder you skip them. People often force themselves into activities that don't interest them which, of ...
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