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The Risks of Undergoing Cheap Weight Loss Surgery Overseas

Bariatric Surgery, also known as weight loss surgery, can be an expensive procedure to self finance in the Uk private medical sector. A growing number of financially sensitive British overweight patients are seeking cheaper surgery overseas. The most popular destination in continental Europe is Belgium where the price of one …

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Three Benefits of Checklists in Successful Weight Management With Weight Loss Surgery

People who undergo surgery for weight loss are often tempted to simply let the surgery do the work for weight loss without making an effort to adapt new healthier diet and fitness habits. But the surgical bariatric patients who wish to achieve weight loss and maintain a healthy weight for …

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Study Finds Better Way to Exercise After Weight Loss Surgery

Physical activity is one important component in optimizing the long-term effectiveness of weight loss surgery. Yet studies indicate that nearly 80 percent of bariatric gastric bypass, gastric lap-band, and gastric sleeve patients fail to meet the prescribed 150 minutes per week of physical activity. People with extreme obesity are markedly …

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Liposuction and Gastric Bypass Surgery – What’s the Difference?

While on the surface, both liposuction and gastric bypass surgery seem to be comparable ways to lose weight; however, the two procedures are very different and suitable for completely different candidates. To understand how the procedures differ in their results, it’s important to first understand the nature of liposuction and …

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How to Increase Activities of Daily Living After Weight Loss Surgery

Of the four lifestyle changes prescribed to bariatric patients following weight loss surgery Rule #4, Daily Exercise, is the most difficult for patients to incorporate in their weight loss program. Patients who undergo weight loss surgery are morbidly obese at the time of surgery and most often have been living …

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Medical Tourism – What to Know Before Traveling For Weight Loss Surgery

It is estimated that a quarter-million people will undergo bariatric surgical procedures in the United States this year for the treatment of obesity and morbid obesity. Roux-n-Y gastric bypass surgery, considered the gold standard of weight loss surgery, will be performed most frequently at a cost of $40,000 or more …

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Weight Loss Surgery – Benefits And Problems

Bariatric surgery is a weight loss surgery and the results show a mixed pattern. Some people report complications immediately after the surgery even before they are discharged from the hospital and some others report complications subsequently. Not surprisingly, the incidence of complications is more for people over 40. Some of …

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Create the Environment You Want For Your Weight Loss Surgery Journey

To have a positive environment before and after weight loss surgery is essential in order to achieve the wanted results. You have to realize that you are in control of your environment and simple changes of your habits can make a difference in the success of your obesity surgery, either …

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Headaches With the Weight Loss Surgery High Protein Diet

Why do we suffer from headaches when we transition from a high-processed carbohydrate diet to a high protein diet? Many weight loss surgery patients are asking this. There are, actually, several reasons for headaches when abiding a high protein, low carb diet. More importantly, there are several little things we …

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