How much weight do you lose after bariatric surgery?

How much weight do you lose after bariatric surgery?

The new year often has people thinking about new ways they can transform their lifestyle. Maybe they are looking to work out more, get outside more often, or lose weight. If you live with severe obesity and want to lose a substantial amount of weight and have not...
Adjusting your Lap Band

Adjusting your Lap Band

If you have a laparoscopic adjustable gastric band, did you know that it is adjustable? An adjustment, otherwise known as a “fill”, uses an injection of saline solution from the inner balloon, through an internal port that is connected to the band itself. When you...

How to Avoid Post-Op Bariatric Depression

Significant life changes, even positive ones, are known to produce periods of depression in individuals who are predisposed to the condition. A recent study published in Obesity Study has documented symptoms of depression in a cross-section patients six to twelve...

Bariatric Surgery Linked with Prevention of Atrial Fibrillation

According to HealthDay News, weight loss surgery is now linked with the prevention of atrial fibrillation, a dangerous heart rhythm disorder marked by an irregular heartbeat that affects over 2.7 million adults in the United States. Studies performed by the Mayo...

Do You Feel Supported In Your Support Group?

Undergoing weight loss surgery takes guts. Literally. The choice to alter your life for the better through a change in your body and behaviors is not easy and requires both determination and the will to change. However, human beings are social creatures who require...