How Weight Loss Surgery Helps Older Adults

Obesity is growing worldwide, including in older adults. It is easier to gain weight and it gets harder to lose weight as we get older. Weight loss procedures such as gastric sleeve, RNY bypass and banding is an effective solution to obesity. However, these life-changing procedures are generally offered to younger adults. A new study […]

How Weight Loss Surgery Helps the Obese

Whether or not weight loss surgery is safe depends on the person undergoing surgery. According to an Oregon Health & Science University study, the benefits of this type of surgery carry more weight than the surgery risks do. Patients with a mild to moderate weight problem can see an improvement in high blood pressure and […]

Why Obesity is Linked to Depression

At a certain point in your life, have you ever felt being unhappy and miserable? That moment when you feel like you are at your lowest point and nothing is going right. Well, frankly speaking, you are suffering from what we call depression. Depression refers to a mental state in which you are sad and […]

Single Incision Gastric Sleeve Surgery – SILS VSG

More and more patients are undergoing single-incision gastric sleeve surgery. Single incision weight loss surgery is performed using a few incision, rather than four or five typically used in laparoscopic surgery. Benefits of Single Incision Surgery Single Incision laparoscopic surgery has many benefits for patients. First by using single incision patients will have a quicker recovery time, […]

Weight Loss Surgery Benefits on Sleep Apnea

Snoring is defined as a harsh sound produced during sleep. It is sometimes considered as a mannerism of a person. Normally, an individual doesn’t think of snoring as a problem unless it interferes with the sleeping of a bedtime partner. Sleep apnea is often related to snoring. Although such, it must be noted that not […]

Type 2 Diabetes is Curable – Remission after Bariatric Surgery

The recent research released in the UK divulged the amazing impact of weight loss surgeries on the remission of type 2 diabetes. Researchers found approximately three-quarters of obese patients with type 2 diabetes who went under the knife with the weight loss surgery procedure evidently possessed negative signs of type 2 diabetes after the surgery […]

Gastric Sleeve Complications, and Risks

Undergoing weight-loss surgery is a decision of risk verse reward. Gastric sleeve surgery has it’s advantages over gastric banding and gastric bypass, but not without it’s possible complications and risks. Generally the risks and complications are similar to that of gastric banding surgery, but the expected weight-loss is similar to gastric bypass. Gastric Sleeve Surgery, […]

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