Weight Loss Surgery Basics

An Overview of Spatz3

An Overview of Spatz3-The World’s First Adjustable Gastric Balloon

August 25, 2022 · 0 comments

For people who are overweight, but either do not qualify for bariatric surgery or wish to pursue a less invasive approach, the Spatz3 adjustable gastric balloon is a great option. The balloon is saline filled and is inserted with an upper endoscopy under sedation. No incisions, general anesthesia, or a

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Get Ready for Your WLS: Pre-Op Tips

June 8, 2022 · 0 comments

As you approach your surgery date, this is a perfect time to prepare a checklist to ease the transition of recovery from hospital to home. It is important to get ready for your WLS so that you are prepared. Get Ready for Your WLS In the two weeks leading up

Anxiety Before Bariatric Surgery

How To Handle Anxiety Before Bariatric Surgery And Plastic Surgery

June 6, 2022 · 0 comments

The anticipation before having surgery can often be the most difficult part of the entire process.  Despite what type of procedures you are scheduled to undergo, there are many ways that you can help reduce anxiety before bariatric surgery and plastic surgery.  Researching what to expect during and after your

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How is Obesity Related to Arthritis?

May 4, 2022 · 0 comments

Obesity is associated with a variety of degenerative and inflammatory health conditions and joint pain is one of the more significant and often limiting impacts of obesity on the obese individual. Obesity is a clear risk factor for the development of osteoarthritis, a degenerative joint disorder that not only causes

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Weight Regain From Medications or Surgical Procedures

April 25, 2022 · 0 comments

Weight Regain From Medications or Surgical Procedures: One of the biggest fears of people who are considering or who have had weight loss surgery is the potential to regain their weight in the years following surgery. Many people who turn to weight loss surgery have spent much of their lives

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6 Reasons for Lack of Weight Loss After Bariatric Surgery

April 4, 2022 · 0 comments

Are you struggling to lose weight after surgery? Although weight loss plateaus are not uncommon after surgery, there are many habits that could be contributing to a lack of weight loss. 6 Reasons for Lack Of Weight Loss 1. Inadequate Protein Intake Protein is undoubtedly the most important nutrient in

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Losing Weight Lowers the Risk of Common Conditions

March 21, 2022 · 0 comments

Losing Weight Lowers the Risk of Common Conditions: Obesity is when your body weight is above normal. Having extra weight can predispose you to several medical conditions including heart disease, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, sleep apnea, arthritis, infertility, and certain cancers. The combination of excess weight

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What Every Potential Bariatric Surgical Patient Should Know

March 16, 2022 · 0 comments

For potential bariatric surgical patients, we often begin our consultations for weight loss surgery by explaining, “We are operating on you, not making the Twinkie or potato chips healthier.” Sounds obvious, but the point is often missed. For those afflicted with weight issues, there is constant turbulence. They are often

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12 Things Bariatric Surgery Does and Doesn’t Do

January 17, 2022 · 0 comments

There are many things that bariatric surgery does for you and things that it doesn’t. For realistic expectations, review what bariatric surgery does and doesn’t do. What DOESN’T Bariatric Surgery Do For You? It doesn’t magically solve all your problems It doesn’t make it easier It doesn’t do the same

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