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The Health Improvements of the Adjustable Gastric Banding and Weight Loss djustable Gastric Banding

The Health Improvements of the Adjustable Gastric Banding and Weight Loss

What can you realistically expect in terms of improvement to your health with the Adjustable Gastric Banding and Weight Loss? It is true that some band patients experience the disappearance of high blood pressure, sleep apnea, and other debilitating illnesses. They can potentially experience the permanent remission of other illnesses such as diabetes. But just how is that possible? And how do health improvements with the Adjustable Gastric Banding compare with those of other weight-loss… 

Who is a Adjustable Gastric Band suitable for

Who is a Adjustable Gastric Band suitable for?

When we look back on our lives each of us can identify certain major milestones. Some were the result of events that we couldn’t control. Others were things that we specifically caused to happen by virtue of our own actions. Making major decisions of this nature takes courage, whether they be buying a home, changing jobs, or deciding to do something definitive about chronic obesity. Every patient I see has a different story to tell… 

Is the Adjustable Gastric Band Really Bariatric Surgery

Is the Adjustable Gastric Band Really Bariatric Surgery?

I am often asked Is the Adjustable Gastric Band Really Bariatric Surgery? all bariatric operations are classified as restrictive or malabsorptive, or in some cases, both. A restrictive procedure physically limits the amount of food you can eat, while a malabsorptive operation reduces the amount of food that can be absorbed in the process of digestion. The adjustable gastric band is classified as a purely restrictive procedure. However, what makes it different from all other… 

Dieting and Exercising but not losing Weight .. Why

Dieting and Exercising but not losing Weight .. Why?

Let’s face it. Trying to lose weight is tough. If it were simple, you wouldn’t be reading this post, right? On the other hand, for most of us, gaining weight is very easy. The reasons are as varied as are our personalities, but suffice it to say that readily available, high-calorie foods and a sedentary lifestyle lead the list of causes for obesity. Most of us eat way too much of the wrong things, and… 

After Weight Loss Surgery

After Weight Loss Surgery: What Do I Do? What Do I Eat?

Most experienced bariatric surgeons work with a team of professionals to help manage patients both pre- and postoperatively. Usually, the team will consist of the surgeon, a physician, a dietician, an exercise therapist, and a social worker or other mental health professional. This team works together to help patients manage their body and mind as they notice rapid changes over the first year after surgery; all members of the team are essential to long-term success.… 

How Do I Know if Weight Loss Surgery is right for Me Dubai Surgery Center Dubai Surgery Center

Common Types of Weight Loss Surgery Procedures

There are a few different types of weight loss surgery procedures that are common today. Some are only restrictive in nature, which means that a new, smaller stomach “pouch” is created and the exit of food from the stomach is limited (slowed gastric emptying), whereas others are also malabsorptive, which means that the surgery changes the way food is absorbed as it leaves the stomach and enters the small intestine, typically because part of the… 

How Do I Know if Weight Loss Surgery is right for Me Dubai Surgery Center 3

How Do I Know if Weight Loss Surgery is right for Me?

If you are currently considering any Type of weight loss surgery, it is likely that you have been thinking about your decision for some time. Certainly, it is a decision that warrants much thoughtful consideration. Hopefully this post will help you with various aspects of your decision-making process. Perhaps you began to think about weight loss surgery after a conversation with your primary care physician, who was concerned about specific obesity-related health problems, such as…