Category: Weight-Loss Surgery

Weight Loss Surgery and Longevity

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Posted: December 15th, 2020

Weight loss surgery can help you shed stubborn pounds, improve your health, and even add years to your life — here’s how.  What’s the secret to a long, healthy life? Researchers have found that people who live into their hundreds share common characteristics like reading regularly, belonging to a faith-based community, and not eating after … Continue Reading

The Vitamins You Need After Weight Loss Surgery

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Posted: December 10th, 2020

Vitamins are a key part of your post-operative care — learn what supplements you should take after bariatric surgery and why.   On the surface, post-operative care after bariatric surgery is pretty straightforward. You should take it easy and allow your body to recover for about six weeks, follow a strict post-operative diet, and slowly … Continue Reading

Why Weight Loss Surgery is More Effective Than Dieting

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Posted: November 24th, 2020

Weight loss surgery is more effective at helping you lose weight for good and improving your long-term health than diet and exercise alone.    According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 42.4 percent of adults in the United States lived with obesity between 2017 and 2018. Unfortunately, that number continues to … Continue Reading

I’m Eating Less and Exercising More, Why Can’t I Lose Weight?

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Posted: November 3rd, 2020

Many factors — including metabolism, genetics, stress, and lack of sleep — can keep you from losing weight even with diet and exercise.  Many people believe that losing weight is just a matter of following a simple equation — dieting plus exercise equals weight loss. In theory that makes sense, but obesity is a complex … Continue Reading

What You Need to Know About Exercising After Weight Loss Surgery

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Posted: October 29th, 2020

Regular exercise is essential to keeping excess weight off after bariatric surgery. Follow our guide for some tips to get you up and moving.   For people struggling with obesity, bariatric surgery is often the best way to lose a significant amount of excess weight. On a mechanical level, the procedure makes your stomach smaller … Continue Reading

When Does Insurance Cover Weight Loss Surgery?

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Posted: October 15th, 2020

Thinking about bariatric surgery to lose weight? Don’t let questions about insurance coverage stop you.   If you’ve tried unsuccessfully to lose weight, you may be considering weight loss surgery. This life-changing procedure could add years to your life and prevent serious health conditions. But does insurance cover the procedure?  Most insurance companies do cover … Continue Reading

How to Prevent Weight Regain After Bariatric Surgery

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Posted: September 29th, 2020

Worried about regaining weight after bariatric surgery? Practice these five steps to help keep the weight off.   If you’ve struggled with obesity in the past, you know how hard it is to lose weight and keep it off. Bariatric surgery makes it easier to lose weight by surgically altering the size of your stomach … Continue Reading

6 Must-Have Products After Bariatric Surgery

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Posted: September 15th, 2020

Set yourself up for success after weight loss surgery with these six must-have products.   After bariatric surgery, you’ll have to make some major lifestyle changes, and they might seem a little overwhelming at first. You’ll need to adjust your post-op diet depending on where you are in your weight loss journey, exercise often, work … Continue Reading

Your Guide to Choosing a Bariatric Surgeon

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Posted: September 9th, 2020

Choosing a bariatric surgeon to perform your weight loss procedure can be a little tricky. Here’s your guide to picking the best one.   The physical, emotional, and mental benefits of weight loss surgery are numerous and wide-ranging. Patients lose 60 to 80 percent of their excess weight on average, reduce their risk of serious … Continue Reading

Questions to Ask Before Your Weight Loss Surgery

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Posted: September 8th, 2020

If you’re considering weight loss surgery, you probably have a lot of questions. Here are the top five you should be sure to ask your doctor.    The many benefits of weight loss surgery include increasing your mobility, boosting your confidence, and reducing your risk of serious health complications. If you’re interested in bariatric surgery, … Continue Reading