Weight Loss Surgery Basics

VSG and Changes in the Brain

Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy VSG and Changes in the Brain

July 21, 2021 · 0 comments

How Does the VSG and Changes in the Brain Occur? Obesity not only affects metabolic health but also affects brain function and structure. Changes in the brain activity such as cognitive function (decrease memory capabilities, learning absorption) and brain atrophy have been seen in individuals with obesity. The treatment of

causes of weight regain

Medical Issues and Causes of Weight Regain & Weight Gain

July 12, 2021 · 0 comments

Causes of Weight Regain & Weight Gain: Have you been doing a good job of eating right, moving more, and generally taking great care of yourself? Do you find that all of this hard work is not translating to any movement of the scale in the southern direction? Or maybe the

Metabolic Surgery

6 Questions to Consider Before Metabolic Surgery

July 6, 2021 · 0 comments

Since metabolic surgery has evolved and improved, it has also become a little more complicated. Although the sleeve procedure has taken center stage in recent years, some centers and some surgeons might favor a different approach in individual cases. As an example, some surgeons may advise gastric bypass for a

Weight Loss Surgery Support

The Importance of Weight Loss Surgery Support Groups for All Stages

June 9, 2021 · 0 comments

Weight loss surgery (WLS) is a safe and effective treatment for obesity and can greatly reduce not only weight but also the numerous health conditions associated with obesity. Whether you are considering WLS or have already had it, finding a good weight loss surgery support group can help you achieve

Weight Regain No Shame

Weight Regain No Shame Zone

May 24, 2021 · 0 comments

Weight Regain No Shame Zone: The Scope of the Problem The past three decades have seen an explosion in bariatric surgery, not only in terms of technical advancements, safety, and effectiveness but also with the number of surgeries that are now performed. Current figures from the American Society of Metabolic

Bariatric Surgery and Weight Loss Long Term

Long-Term Weight Loss After Bariatric Surgery and the Role of Pharmacotherapy

April 27, 2021 · 0 comments

Achieving Weight Loss Long-Term: It has now been widely proven that bariatric surgery is the most effective and durable weight loss intervention, leading to significant improvement of obesity-associated health conditions, improvement in health-related quality of life, and an overall reduction in morbidity and mortality. (1, 2) With the maturity of

WLS Prevents Early Death

The Evidence That Weight Loss Surgery – WLS Prevents Early Death

March 24, 2021 · 0 comments

WLS Prevents Early Death: Obesity is a growing epidemic in the United States as well as around the world. As dietary choices have started including more processed foods, foods with higher caloric content, and unhealthy food choices that are more convenient and cheaper than healthy options, the problem of obesity

weight loss management

Weight Loss Management Without Regain

March 22, 2021 · 0 comments

Learn About Weight Loss Management Without Regain: One of the most common questions our patients have for us is “How can I keep from regaining weight after my surgery?” The question is also clearly a focus for folks trying to lose weight regardless of whether or not they undergo bariatric

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