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Everything You Need to Know About Getting an Adjustable Gastric Band

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Everything You Need to Know About Getting an Adjustable Gastric Band

The adjustable gastric band, lap band, or LAGB is a silicone band placed around the upper portion of the stomach to restrict food intake and restrict the size of the stomach. An adjustable gastric band is a form of bariatric surgery, and is usually used to treat obesity when other methods of weight loss have…

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A Indepth Guide to Bariatric Surgeries

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A Indepth Guide to Bariatric Surgeries

In a nation obsessed with appearance, more and more people are turning to cosmetic surgery and beauty procedures in an attempt to improve on what Mother Nature has given them, but with obesity becoming an increasing concern in the UK, some surgeries have more than an aesthetic purpose, they could save lives. Bariatric surgery helps…

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FAQ: Weight Loss Surgery

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FAQ: Weight Loss Surgery

You probably have a lot of questions if you’re facing a weight loss surgery. Different bariatric surgeries are recommended for different overweight issues. Once a significant amount of weight is lost, many patients will follow a bariatric surgery with another type of cosmetic surgery such as a breast augmentation or tummy tuck, to help tone…

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Dropping Weight is no Laughing Matter

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Dropping Weight is no Laughing Matter

Dropping Weight is No Laughing Matter Comedian Lisa Lampenelli is well-known for two things…being side-splitting funny and being overweight. Well, good thing she’s still really funny, because she’s no longer the larger than life lady whom you’re used to seeing. Lampenelli, who maxed out at 248 pounds, lost 80 pounds after undergoing gastric sleeve surgery…

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A Safer Approach to Undertaking Weight Loss Surgery

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A Safer Approach to Undertaking Weight Loss Surgery

Weight loss surgery has been very popular especially with people who do not seem to respond to other weight loss plans and who are severely obese. These individuals usually need more aggressive management for weight loss, which may include surgery. The most common procedure done is bariatric surgery or the removal of a part of…

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How Gastric Bypass Can Help Your Dating Life

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How Gastric Bypass Can Help Your Dating Life

Obesity is a common medical condition. One of the biggest complaints that obese patients have is regarding their dating life. Many of them find it difficult to form meaningful and lasting relationships because of their lack of self-esteem and self-image issues. In recent years, more and more people are turning to weight-loss surgery as a…

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Last Resort Weight Loss Options

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Last Resort Weight Loss Options

When it comes time to lose weight, a healthy diet and exercise routine are always the ideal solutions. Sometimes though, those options just aren’t enough to help a body get his or her body in shape. If you have been struggling to lose weight, there are some alternatives you can try in a final attempt…

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Before and After Surgeries of the Rich and Famous

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Before and After Surgeries of the Rich and Famous

In the Battle of the Bulge, celebrities will often seek out unconventional weight loss methods that have varying degrees of success. Star Jones, Sharon Osbourne and Al Roker have all had gastric bypass surgeries. When you’re a celebrity such as they are, the triumphs and failures of weight loss are often seen in the public…

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