We have all seen the endless before and after photos of people who have lost weight on this or that weight loss product. The one thing that is most noticeable is how much younger the person looks in the after photo.
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.
Weight loss surgery can not only help you lose weight, but also improve other issues arising from obesity. As a consequence, it can extend many years to your life. If you are thinking about taking this beneficial step, you may be wondering: what are the different types of weight loss surgeries available to me?
Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch and Sleeve Gastrectomy Dr. Cameron Askew is proud to offer Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch and Sleeve Gastrectomy. BPD/DS-S, often called Duodenal Switch, involves both restrictive and malabsorptive techniques. It is similar to gastric bypass but with a more aggressive malabsorptive component.
When is it time to consider bariatric surgery? If you are reading this article right now you may already know the answer. If you have been thinking about taking action, your first step is to understand why it’s so important for your health,
With some medical issues, it is acceptable to follow the watch and wait approach. When it comes to a hernia, you can’t be so nonchalant or procrastinate. There are too many serious risks of leaving a hernia untreated for very long.
GERD or Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease is a disorder that affects many Americans. Many think of it as just heartburn, while others know it as pain at night after a big meal. When bile and acid enter your throat, you can’t ignore it.
If you are obese and have tried weight loss through exercise and dieting have not succeeded, it could be time to consider bariatric surgery. If you are ready to make a healthy change in your life, keep reading. How does bariatric surgery work and what are its advantages?
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