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5 Fitness Tips For Bariatric Patients

Postoperative fitness plan for The Bariatric patient. Many patients ask a common question: When can I start exercising after my surgery? Lets keep it simple. Since all of the surgeries are minimally invasive meaning that small incisions with minimal pain, one should be ambulatory immediately after surgery. So in the recovery room, one hour after …

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4 Steps To Stay Hydrated After Weight Loss Surgery

Staying hydrated is an important part of the recovery process following bariatric weight loss surgery. Water is an essential nutrient that helps to prevent fatigue, headaches, constipation, dry skin, dizziness and it also helps to prevent more serious complications following your surgery.   While drinking the recommended amount of water can be difficult with the …

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How Does Our Hunger & Appetite Affect Us?

Hunger hormones:- Grehlin & Leptin How can Sleeve surgery play a role? How does our hunger and appetite affect us? Leptin is a hormone, made by fat cells, that decreases your appetite. Ghrelin is a hormone that increases appetite, and also plays a role in body weight. Leptin is a mediator of long-term regulation of …

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Gastric Sleeve Surgery

During your search for weight loss solutions, you may have come across a technique known as gastric sleeve surgery. This has proven to be a very effective form of treatment for many people, but as with any type of surgery, it is important to do your research (and even call Las Vegas Bariatrics to arrange …

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Revision weight loss surgery

Is The Gastric Band falling out of favor? In recent years surgeons have been turning to The Gastric Sleeve as the procedure of choice for weight loss. For many patients undergoing gastric band surgery the weight loss has been disappointing and unrewarding. Even after having multiple band fills patients have not successfully lost weight or …

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Important Factors To Consider When Choosing Weight Loss Surgery

While most patients that undergo weight-loss surgery experience very favorable results, there are lots of variables which could affect the overall success of an individual patient’s process and follow up treatment. Here are some important factors to consider as you attempt to ascertain whether weight loss surgery is right for you. Pre-surgery Weight Generally speaking, …

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Weight Loss Surgery Vacations A Dream Come True

Lately, a variety of horror stories circulated in the media about foreign doctors messing up a surgery or misdiagnosing a patient have led to apprehensions among Americans towards medical treatment abroad. But, the high costs of weight loss surgery in the U.S generally allow it to be hard for a lot of Americans to available …

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Weight Loss Contributes to Boost in Confidence

Losing weight isn’t just good for your physical health—it can also be a boon for your emotional well-being. Many men and women who have undergone bariatric bypass surgery or other weight loss treatments report improved self-confidence, and fewer feelings of isolation and depression. Getting the weight off can be exactly what you need to get …

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Five Tips for Staying Healthy after Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric bypass surgery and similar medical treatments have been life-changing experiences for thousands of people, allowing them to start winning what has often been a lifelong battle with obesity. The surgery isn’t a magic bullet, however, and patients must follow doctors’ instructions and maintain their health following the surgery to reap its benefits. Bariatric surgeons …

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What’s the Difference between Gastric Band, Gastric Sleeve, and Gastric Bypass Surgery?

Although these different types of bariatric surgeries have a lot in common, they are each completely different procedures. One even involves removing a portion of the stomach, while the others just limit areas of the stomach that food has access to. Gastric Band Surgery This type of surgery does just what it sounds like: It …

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