Author: Advanced Surgeons, P.C.

Before Bariatric Surgery: What to Expect

If you have decided to pursue weight loss surgery, it probably took a lot of due diligence, research, and soul searching. You have most likely lived with all the effects of being overweight or obese. When you begin the weight loss journey, don’t expect overnight results. In fact, don’t expect to have a consultation and think you will be scheduled for surgery immediately. There is a lot of preparation. Before bariatric surgery: what to expect.

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Bariatric Surgery Linked to Reducing Cancer Risk in Women

Bariatric surgery has become a popular procedure due to its impact on reducing obesity-related diseases like diabetes and heart disease. Of course it has also become popular due to patients wanting a more pleasing appearance and a better quality of life. Now, several studies are showing bariatric surgery linked to reducing cancer risk in women. This is a phenomenal development and opens up a whole new set of benefits for someone considering weight loss surgery.

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How Weight Loss Surgery Can Help Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

People decide to have bariatric surgery for many reasons. It could be that their weight is causing serious medical conditions, they are physically and emotionally uncomfortable, or they have a special upcoming event. Of course, there are a multitude of reasons people make this decision, but now let’s discover how weight loss surgery can help reverse Type 2 diabetes. That is certainly a healthy goal.

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What Disqualifies You From Weight Loss Surgery?

Every type of surgery is serious and needs to be entered into with the proper perspective. For surgeons, it is imperative that they perform surgeries on the best candidates to ensure successful results. This includes weight loss surgery. Just because you want to have weight loss surgery, doesn’t necessarily mean you are a candidate for the surgery. What disqualifies you from weight loss surgery?

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How to Mentally Prepare for Bariatric Surgery

No matter what type of surgery a person has, their body must be as healthy as possible to achieve a successful outcome. The same is always true for the mental preparation of any surgery, but with bariatric surgery it may be more important than the physical. Let’s look at how to mentally prepare for bariatric surgery and why it’s so important.

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The 6 Most Important Questions To Ask Before You Have Bariatric Surgery

You are considering one of the most important decisions of your life when it comes to having bariatric surgery. You have determined that your weight is causing you health problems, affecting your lifestyle, and interfering with intimate relationships. You have always performed your due diligence when doing something like buying a new car, so this life-changing decision should be made with the utmost analysis and scrutiny. Bearing that in mind, here are the 6 most important questions to ask before you have bariatric surgery.

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How Bariatric Surgery Can Actually Save You Money

Are you still on the dieting-go-round? You know, the endless weight loss diets and foods delivered to your home that are supposed to make you lose weight before the summer, or the “now’s the time to lose that weight” mantra. Do you exercise and do everything they tell you to do, yet, the pounds remain in place? When nothing changes, you feel guilty and get depressed. Sound familiar? Maybe you considered bariatric surgery (for a second) deciding it was more than you could afford. Let us help you rethink that decision—bariatric surgery can actually save you money.

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What to Know About Exercising After Bariatric Surgery

Obesity takes its toll on the body. Before bariatric surgery most patients do very little exercise other than maybe walking, even with the best intentions. Working out is just too uncomfortable and difficult to manage. Once the surgery is completed, there will be some specific recommendations about exercise. If you are contemplating weight loss surgery, here is what to know about exercising after bariatric surgery.

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How Does Life Change After Weight Loss Surgery?

When most people consider having weight loss surgery they think of how great they will look and feel in their new bathing suit. Maybe they think about getting back into those favorite jeans which have been at the bottom of a drawer for years. It could also be a boost to their self-confidence. This is just the start! How does life change after weight loss surgery?

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