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How to Deal with Mood Changes After Weight Loss Surgery

Following weight loss surgery, it's not uncommon to find yourself dealing with a flood of emotions. Part of the reason for this is biological. Losing a significant amount of weight and changing how the body absorbs nutrients from food can affect hormone levels. It's also psychological. You may find yourself anxious about your progress, or you may wonder how your relationship with a significant other might change. All of these...

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4 Tips for Maintaining Your Focus Before & After Weight Loss Surgery

Overcoming lifelong struggles with weight following surgery can have many positive life-changing results. For some people, this means long-term remission from type 2 diabetes and relief from chronic joint pain. Other patients may benefit from increased energy and improved fertility. Yet the weight loss surgery experience sometimes contributes to added anxiety and stress that can make it difficult to properly heal and recover. Use the following tips as a guide...

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Are You a Candidate for Lap-Band?

Obesity causes health conditions that can cause lifelong impairments and suffering. Rather than live the rest of your life being morbidly obese, you might be ready to undergo a procedure that could help you shed pounds and fat. You can take this first step toward a healthier lifestyle by learning what lap band surgery is and whether or not you are a good candidate for it. What is Lap-Band Surgery? Lap-band...

Weight Loss Surgery and Reduced Pain

Individuals who are overweight or obese often experience physical difficulties to other parts of the body. Excess weight places an unnecessary burden on bones, joints, and connective structures of the body, resulting in pain and even disability. For those who have been unsuccessful with other types of weight loss programs, surgery can be a viable option to help individuals to successfully lose weight and improve weight-related health problems. Obesity and Pain Science...

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Nutritional Goals Before Weight Loss Surgery

Before you undergo weight loss surgery, you must follow precise instructions provided by your doctor to prepare for it. As the date for your operation approaches, you may be advised to follow tips like these to ensure the success of your surgery and to lay the foundation for your future weight loss and recovery. Eat Smaller Portions A big component of preparing for weight loss surgery involves readying yourself mentally and emotionally....

Common Weight Loss Surgeries

Weight loss is a big problem that many people are struggling with all over the world. Weight loss surgery can help individuals with weight problems, especially when diet and exercise are not providing expected results. This surgery is called bariatric and it is typically broken down into two categories: restrictive and malabsorptive. Restrictive weight loss surgery involves limiting the amount of food that you're consuming, while malabsorptive involves reduction of...

Your Closet After Weight Loss Surgery

Weight loss surgery is effective. Depending on the procedure chosen, the patient can lose 50 to 70 percent of their excess weight (although results do vary). Losing all that weight would improve the patient’s health significantly and very likely prolong their life. It also means they will go through several clothing sizes. Sort Through Old Clothes First Many heavy people cling to old clothes that no longer fit them in the hopes...