I have been at war with my weight since birth. I struggled with every diet you can imagine, only to lose, gain it back and often add more weight in the process. It has been a vicious cycle. My ah-ha moment came at a point where it should have been
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Rerouting your intestinal tract is going to change some of your hormones—including reducing your hunger. Bariatric surgery, such as gastric sleeve and gastric bypass, reconfigure the anatomy of your gastrointestinal tract (stomach) which recalibrates your energy balance and fat metabolism. The most pronounced change is the reduction of the intestinal
Bariatric Surgery Helps Overcome PCOS Weight Gain During my teens, I maintained a weight between 150-155 pounds. I never had to worry about working out or eating right. But when I turned 19, three months into a new relationship with a great guy, I started to gain weight every month.
Bariatric news always catches my eye and last week there is an interesting story about Buffalo Bills Coach Rex Ryan getting lap band removal done in solidarity with his twin brother, Rob, who both had lap bands to combat their mutual morbid obesity. Rex Ryan on His Lap Band Removal
Driving home from work last week, I was surprised to see several kids outside in my neighborhood in New Jersey. I first thought I had worked straight through the summer, and it was Halloween already. Then I assumed it must have been a party of some kind in my usually
Complications after bariatric surgery have dramatically decreased over the last decade. This can be attributed to the increased volume of procedures bariatric surgeons are performing, and improved tools and techniques which make the different types of procedures less invasive (and therefore less risky) for patients. The length of hospital stays
For bariatric patients, the weight loss battle does not end in the operating room. Months or even years after surgery, the weight can slowly creep back on. This setback can be both frustrating and discouraging to people who thought their weight loss issues were a thing of the past. Truthfully,