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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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The Causes of Obesity

Individuals who are considering bariatric surgery may be wondering about the causes of their weight gain. Obesity can result from a number of factors, some of which are manageable and preventable. ...
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When Is a Lap Band Revision Necessary?

The gastric band was previously among the most popular types of weight loss surgery options performed in Houston, TX. Bariatric surgery patients were attracted to the Lap Band approach because it was ...
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Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery encompasses several different weight loss procedures and requires careful consideration by patients. To make the choice that is right for you, be sure to ask your doctor about any of ...
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What Kind of Testing Do You Need Before Bariatric Surgery?

As with any kind of surgery, before performing a bariatric procedure, your surgeon will take steps to ensure that the procedure is safe for you. Watch this video to learn more about the tests you may ...
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Dealing with Loose Skin After Bariatric Surgery

After weight loss surgery near Houston, you can expect to lose extreme amounts of weight. As you will learn in this video, there are ways you can reduce loose skin leftover where you formerly had ...
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Are You a Candidate for Bariatric Surgery?

Before you consider bariatric surgery, it is important to speak to a bariatric surgeon at length about the procedure. Only a qualified physician can make sure that you are a good candidate for weight ...
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Choosing a Weight Loss Surgeon

If you need bariatric surgery in Houston, you deserve to work with a reliable and experienced doctor. Watch this video to learn more about how to select the physician who will perform your bariatric ...
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Busting Myths about Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery is designed for individuals who are significantly overweight. Gastric bypass or sleeve surgery is also ideal for overweight patients who have serious health problems, including ...
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Creating a Bariatric Surgery Diet

Before you have bariatric surgery, your healthcare team will help you design a bariatric diet in Houston. You may need to begin adjusting your usual diet before you undergo gastric sleeve surgery. ...
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Answers to Your Questions About Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery is commonly referred to as gastric surgery or weight loss surgery. It’s performed to help people with obesity reach a healthy weight. There are a few different types of ...
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Answers to Questions About Weight Loss Surgery

If you’re thinking of having weight loss surgery near Houston, you probably have lots of questions. One common question is whether bariatric surgery is safe. It’s important for patients to ...
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