Can You Have Gastric Sleeve After Gastric Bypass?

Slim woman after loosing weight.

Have you had a Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) before but the post-op life gave you results that weren’t exactly to your liking? Or did it happen that a few months after your initial weight loss, the path toward your dream weight suddenly slowed down? And then you discovered that you’re no longer losing any weight… Continue reading

How Much Weight Will I Lose With Gastric Bypass?

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So you’ve been looking for a solution to achieve your needed weight loss. Someone introduced you to the idea of getting a gastric bypass surgery done. It sounds good: get surgery, lose weight immediately! But how much weight will you lose if ever you do undergo this procedure? This question is definitely very important and… Continue reading

What Is Dumping Syndrome & How To Avoid It After Weight Loss Surgery

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Have you heard of the term “dumping syndrome?” Now, take note that it has nothing to do with being dumped repeatedly by a significant other. Instead, it’s a collection of uncomfortable symptoms experienced by 1 out of 10 people after bariatric surgery procedures like gastric bypass and esophageal surgery. In this article, we’ll be discussing… Continue reading

What To Do About Loose Skin After Weight Loss Surgery

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People who are considering or have been advised to undergo bariatric surgery need to have realistic expectations about the weight loss journey they are about to embark on. Just because you had surgery doesn’t mean you will instantly look and feel better! Aside from the fact that coming out of surgery, you will need time… Continue reading

Fiber-Rich Foods You Should Eat After Bariatric Surgery

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Bariatric surgery is not the be-all and end-all of weight loss. A good way to look at it is that weight loss surgery is the first step towards hopefully significant and sustainable weight loss. But to sustain the reduction in weight as a result of any surgical procedure, your lifestyle, eating habits, and food choices… Continue reading

How Your Genes Affect Your Weight Loss

A slim woman after a weight loss surgery in a few sizes too big jeans.

Partaking in our favorite dishes and comfort food is one of the most pleasurable things in the world. The flip side to this, however, is that dieting is one of the hardest things to do. Just ask any of the two-thirds of Americans who are considered overweight and the one-third who are obese. Many will… Continue reading

Lap-Band Re-Adjustments: Do I Need One?

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Lap band, also known as gastric banding, is one of the many available weight loss procedures out there. The procedure entails putting a silicone band around the stomach’s upper portion, creating a smaller stomach. This smaller stomach makes a person feel fuller even with a smaller food intake. Compared with other bariatric surgery procedures, the… Continue reading

Medications To Avoid After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

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So, you are seriously considering losing weight through surgery. You and your doctor have thoroughly discussed weight loss surgery options and your doctor has recommended that gastric sleeve surgery is the option that will work best for you. Because it is a medical intervention, you need to prepare physically, mentally, and emotionally before and after… Continue reading

Weight Loss: Choosing The Right Diet For You

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Your food consumption and eating habits determine how much you weigh. The kinds of food you eat, the volume of your food intake, and the nutritional value that you get from your food consumption all combine to set your weight, whether healthy or unhealthy. And if you have been indulging in unhealthy eating habits, chances… Continue reading

Tips On Keeping Your New Year’s Weight-Loss Resolution

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It’s that time of the year once again – the time when your resolve to keep your New Year’s resolution is weakening! According to a study, losing weight is one of the top resolutions that people have at the beginning of a new year. But as with any resolution, it’s challenging to keep. In fact,… Continue reading

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