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Gaining Weight After Gastric Bypass? Bad Snacks May be the Cause

As I become acquainted with many of our LivingAfterWLS.com community members I’m finding that old snacking habits have crept back in to our lives. In my third year post-op I returned to the miserable habit of snacking and snacking on all the wrong foods. Crackers, popcorn, toast, cereal, pretzels, sugar-free …

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Gastric Bypass Surgery Helps You Achieve That Ideal Weight

Tired of crash diets and bone crunching exercises at the gym? No matter what you do, that ideal weight always manages to elude you time and time again. New products that are constantly advertised on television have been tried and discarded. You stare nostalgically at your old pair of jeans …

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From Sumo To Sinatra – A Gastric Bypass Surgery Success

Standing on stage at St. Bart’s Square in central London, looking out over 14,000 cheering fans, all I could think was, “How does a guy like me get to a place like this?” It was June 2001, and I was performing alongside world-renowned artists like Tony Bennett and Paul McCartney …

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Gastric Bypass, Lap-Band, or Lipodissolve – Lipodissolve Is Simple But More Studies Needed

Obesity is becoming a dangerous epidemic in American society. Obesity is now the second leading cause of preventable death in the United States. The health risks associated with being overweight are numerous, including Type 2 Diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), heart disease, stroke, breathing difficulty, joint problems and depression. The …

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Explaining the "Hungerstat" – Read This Before Considering a Gastric Bypass

When I have an obese patient in their 300 pound state, many times they come to me for advice and to clear them for gastric bypass surgery. Some insurers require these patients to undergo 6 months worth of diet and psychological counseling before undergoing the surgery, some just require that …

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I'm Freezing! Why Gastric Bypass Causes Patients to be Cold

Body temperature is the result of your body generating and radiating heat. The body is adept at keeping its temperature within a narrow range even though ambient air conditions vary. A normal body temperature is 98.6 ° F. It is common during the period of rapid weight loss for bariatric …

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Gastric Bypass Surgery – Information You Need

It is essential to carefully consider the “advantages and disadvantages of gastric bypass surgery” prior to undergoing Gastric Bypass Surgery. Your physician will review the procedure with you and discuss the benefits and potential risks. Then, you will have to decide if this procedure is right for you. In majority …

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After Gastric-Bypass: Convenient, Healthy Meatball Soups

This time of year we need to enjoy warm comforting food that is quick and convenient to prepare, while being nutritious and delicious. Meatball soups are a great way for weight loss surgery (WLS) patients to enjoy a nutritious tasty meal with easily digested protein. Here are two very good …

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