WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY
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Celebrate women treating obesity this September
Thank you to the surgeons, nurses, physicians, dietitians, coordinators, and all other women in bariatrics for the impact you make on our specialty and Society.
Things You Should Know When Preparing For Weight Loss Surgery
With this in mind, you should confirm with your insurance provider to see whether they will cover for the procedure and to what extent they will do. Being aware of this fact will help you prepare how to cater for the costs so that you
Top Reasons Why You are Still Gaining Weight Even After Weight Loss Surgery
Chronic or poorly managed stress, grief, or anxiety can make your body produce greater amounts of cortisol hormone. Not only does cortisol hormone promote weight gain, but it also affects where the excess fats are deposited around your body. Cortisol hormone stimulates carbohydrate and fat
Why Proper Food Portions Matter After Weight Loss Surgery
Dumping syndrome is the condition where you take more food portions than your new small stomach can handle. It is characterized by symptoms of nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Eating the prescribed food portions helps prevent dumping syndrome amongst other side effects of weight loss surgery.
How to Know if Weight Loss Surgery is Right For You
You can still be eligible for a weight loss operation if your BMI falls between 30 and 35 and you suffer from uncontrolled diabetes. Serious weight-related health problems that cannot improve with diet or physical activity may require surgery to help mitigate the problem. Alternative
How to Keep the Weight Off After Weight Loss Surgery
Coupled with other weight regain preventive measures, physical exercises can help a great deal. It is through workouts that you get a chance to burn the extra calories and keep the extra weight at bay. Physical exercises also help in reducing the stress-causing hormone, serotonin,…
Which Surgery is Better for Weight Loss?
Gastric Band The gastric band is a surgical procedure that uses minimally invasive techniques. A small band is placed around the stomach to create a small pouch at the top. Unlike gastric bypass, it does not require re-routing of the digestive system. The band is…
Weight Loss Surgery Delayed due to Coronavirus
Dr Majid is trying to keep you all posted on how this Coronavirus is effecting her schedule and her surgeries! Please listen to her video below.
Is Weight Loss Surgery Worth the Risk?
Obesity has reached its peak in recent times. This prevalence has been immense since more than a third of American adults have been hit hard by this modern world condition. This has simultaneously resulted to an increment in the number of varying weight loss surgeries…