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...
What is a Lap Band?

What is a Lap Band?

With hundreds of thousands of procedures performed over the years since its inception, the Lap Band weight loss surgery has become a popular choice for weight loss help. There are many reasons for the popularity, including the relatively noninvasive surgery, quick...

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...