Constipation After Weight Loss Surgery

Constipation After Weight Loss Surgery: Causes and Treatments

March 16, 2018 · 0 comments

Constipation is a very common symptom in the general population, we have ALL suffered from it at some point in our lives. It usually resolves with minimal intervention. Even though a minority of people seek medical attention, it continues to account for about 8 million physician visits a year. Symptoms

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Sugar Alcohols & WLS … the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

March 14, 2018 · 0 comments

Sugar alcohols are a mix of sugar and alcohol (hence the name), but they do not act as either sugar or alcohol inside of your body. They are found naturally in fruits and vegetables like apples, apricots, peaches, plums, watermelon, and green bell peppers. Sugar alcohols used in foods and

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Can Body Contouring Aid in Weight Maintenance?

March 12, 2018 · 0 comments

For many people, body contouring surgery is the ultimate reward after a long weight loss journey. Looking good is a big incentive, but the benefits may be more than cosmetic. As a physician who specializes in body contouring in Los Angeles, I have treated hundreds of these patients throughout the

People Pleasing After WLS

You Can Overcome the Disease of People Pleasing After WLS

March 9, 2018 · 0 comments

It is so interesting that I was asked to write an article on this subject matter. As a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist, and a long-term post-op myself, people pleasing is one of my favorite subjects to support my clients to let go of. Personally, I have a good deal of

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Why is Weight a Casual Topic of Conversation?

March 7, 2018 · 0 comments

A co-worker asked me last week in the hospital cafeteria,“Did you stop working out?” A few months ago, another colleague in the O.R. told me, “You look way too skinny.” Shortly after those comments, a former co-resident at a national meeting of Bariatric surgeons said to me “You used to

Before & After RNY with Patsy

Before & After RNY with Patsy, losing 87 pounds!

March 6, 2018 · 0 comments

Why I Decided To Have WLS I Frappacinno’d and snacked my way into obesity. Obesity started for me when I was a 25-year-old young mother with a minivan, driving my children back and forth to sports practices. Breakfast, lunch, and dinners were drive-thru meals. Frappuccino’s during the day and snack

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Syntrax Nectar Samples Bundle Sale – Includes All 17 Flavors!

March 1, 2018 · 0 comments

This post is sponsored by Bariatric Nutrition 20% Off, One Week Only with Promo Code! Don't miss out on BariatricNutrition's best seller, the Syntrax Nectar Samples Bundle! This sample bundle is a fantastic way to try out all 17 flavors without having to commit to a giant tub of protein

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