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Patients considering bariatric surgery often wonder how much It will affect their social life after recovery. Dining out with family and friends is a great way to stay in touch and enjoy some time together. But, considering that the procedure involves the stomach, you can’t be blamed for wondering if you’ll be able to enjoy going...

Like just about everything to do with losing weight and your weight-loss journey, misconceptions of bariatric surgery abound. Sometimes called weight-loss surgery or bariatric surgery, the misconceptions that surround this procedure can sometimes prevent people from choosing the most effective intervention available for long-term weight loss. The Misconceptions of Bariatric Surgery Don’t let these or...

If you’re overweight, whether mildly obese or you suffer from severe obesity, you’ve probably struggled with weight issues for most of your adult life. You’ve probably tried more diets and exercise programs than you care to remember. You’ve probably been disappointed and dejected due to the results more than most people can bear. The good...

Who doesn’t like to save thousands of dollars? Especially if you’ve come to the conclusion that gastric sleeve weight loss surgery is your best hope for losing weight and keeping it off for the long term. When you make that decision, you’ve probably already spent thousands of dollars on diets, books, gym memberships and any...

There are several types of weight-loss surgery, or bariatric surgery, including gastric sleeve (sleeve gastrectomy), gastric bypass, and duodenal switch surgery. In addition to making your stomach smaller or restricting the amount of food that enters your stomach, bariatric surgery changes your body in a number of ways. The more you learn about the different...