Bariatric surgery can be an effective way to lose weight, particularly if other options haven’t enabled you to achieve your goals. However, any type of weight loss has an impact on your mental health. Fortunately, many clinicians ensure their patients have access to emotional support and counseling prior to and following bariatric surgery. Of course, […]
Nobody cheers in joy at the prospect of bariatric surgery, even the least invasive one. Emotionally, a weight loss surgery can feel like an invasion of your privacy. Besides, it can be difficult to accept that you need to give control over your body to another individual. At least that’s how I felt when I […]
Bariatric surgery is a safe procedure if performed by a skilled bariatric surgeon in an appropriate medical facility. No operation is without risks, although the potential for harm is minimized if the bariatric surgeon is highly-competent and the hospital is well-prepared to handle any crisis. In addition, the chances of having life-threatening health complications from […]
Many people who have been unable to lose weight using the more traditional method of diet and exercise alone, will opt for bariatric surgery. Gastric sleeve is one type of bariatric surgery. The gastric sleeve is less complicated than the gastric bypass or duodenal switch bariatric surgery, and more complex than the gastric band. Gastric sleeve […]
There are many reasons why people need the help of a good bariatric surgeon. Morbid obesity contributes to a number of illnesses including heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol levels, diabetes, and respiratory problems. More than 300,000 people die each year from obesity related illnesses. I once had high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, […]
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My Bariatric Life is feeling sneaky.
2 months ago
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