¡La cirugía bariátrica salva vidas!

La cirugía bariátrica salva vidas!

Un nuevo estudio de 40 años muestra que la cirugía bariátrica aumenta la esperanza de vida. En el estudio casi 22,000 personas se sometieron a una cirugía para perder peso en Utah y se encontró que las cirugías bariátricas reducen el riesgo de muerte prematura, particularmente por afecciones relacionadas con la obesidad como el cáncer,… Continue reading

Bariatric Surgery Saves Lives!

Weight loss surgery extends lives

A new 40-year study shows that bariatric surgery increases life expectancy. The study of almost 22,000 people who had weight loss surgery in Utah found that bariatric surgeries reduce the risk of premature death, particularly from conditions related to obesity like cancer, diabetes, and heart disease.  Four weight loss surgeries (bariatric surgery) were analyzed between… Continue reading

Life After Weight Loss Surgery

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If you are considering a bariatric procedure or you already had weight loss surgery, you may be wondering what your life will entail in the future. Weight loss surgery can instigate phenomenal changes to your health and appearance, but it does come with other changes as well. If you have been told that bariatric surgery… Continue reading

Reach Your New Year’s Goal with Bariatric Surgery

Slim woman in black sportswear with a measuring tape in her hands rejoices with a gesture YES that she has lost weight and is in good physical shape.

How many years has your New Year’s resolution been to lose weight? If you have resolved year after year to lose weight just to fail, you are not alone. Losing weight is hard for most people, especially when you have metabolic or hormone imbalances, or genetic factors impacting your efforts. This year, make your New… Continue reading

Myths and Facts About Bariatric Surgery

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There are many myths that surround weight loss or bariatric surgery. If you ask people you know what they think about weight loss surgery, you are likely to hear a wide variety of answers, many of them negatively portraying bariatric procedures. However, if you talk to bariatric patients, you will hear a much different story.… Continue reading

Is Weight Loss Surgery Right for You?

A doctor educating an obese woman on losing weight and health.

Anyone who has struggled with losing weight may have wondered whether bariatric or weight loss surgery might be right for them. When you try over and over to lose weight and fail, it can be frustrating and defeating. Bariatric surgery can seem extreme, but for many people, it is what they need to achieve their… Continue reading

Life With A Gastric Balloon

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People with lower body mass indexes may consider gastric balloons as an alternative to bariatric surgery. Most patients lose 20 to 50 pounds in six months. Gastric balloons can be inserted in minutes and are highly effective if the user adopts a healthy lifestyle. However, the benefits cannot be sustained without a permanent shift in… Continue reading

Gastric Sleeve Weight Loss Timeline: How Fast Can I Lose Weight?

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Losing weight can be hard. Agree? However, you’ve heard that bariatric surgery such as gastric sleeve results in rapid weight loss. How much weight are we talking about here? We’ll get to that. In this article, we’ll have a real discussion about how you can achieve rapid and sustainable weight loss after gastric sleeve surgery.… Continue reading

How To Tighten Loose Skin After Weight Loss Surgery

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If you’re overweight and you underwent weight loss surgery, all your weight loss problems are solved, right? Well, not exactly. Aside from the fact that you need to have a new diet to sustain your weight loss… You’re going to have to deal with loose skin after surgery – a whopping 40 to 60 pounds… Continue reading

Signs & Symptoms Of Dehydration After Bariatric Surgery

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Did you know that dehydration after bariatric surgery is one of the most common pressing problems you can experience after the surgery? According to, a staggering 37% of bariatric surgery patients are being brought back to the hospital due to serious dehydration symptoms. And while the solution to dehydration is easy to say (“drink… Continue reading

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