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Sex After Weight Loss Surgery – When is it Okay?

People recovering from bariatric surgery for the treatment of morbid obesity often look forward to a healthy sex life that may have alluded them due poor health associated with obesity or simply the mechanics of sexual activity with a morbidly obese body. Surgeons are frequently asked how soon a patient …

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Should the Morbidly Obese Choose Bariatric Surgery to Lose Weight?

For morbidly obese people (those who have a BMI of 40 or higher), bariatric surgery looks like the only real hope for weight loss. This covers a wide range of surgeries available, depending on how many pounds overweight a person is, as well as what part of the body fat …

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Sadness, Depression After Weight Loss Surgery – The Serotonin Connection

Growing Beautiful Fingernails After Gastric Bypass Surgery

It is my nature to be an annoying Pollyanna personality. I am a “look at the bright side, find the silver lining, zippity-do-da” kinda gal. But you know, 2010 is bringing me down with round-the-clock news of the global economic crisis, wars, poverty, natural and industrial disasters. Feelings of sadness …

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Bariatric Surgery Contributes to Rise in Body Contouring Procedures in Michiana

Bariatric Surgery Support Groups

Elkhart, IN — A newly released report from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) details statistics and consumer attitudes toward cosmetic surgery in Indiana, and many of the numbers mirror similar trends in Michiana, according to Dr. Ronald Downs and Dr. Patrick Viscardi of The Centre, P.C. ASAPS …

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Bariatric Surgery and Pregnancy

Different Types Of Bariatric Surgery For Extreme Weight Loss

Weight loss surgery, through all its risks and complications, carries with it many positive benefits. After a gastric bypass or lap-band procedure, rapid weight loss occurs quickly. During this rapid weight loss patients will often find their previous conditions start to slow, or disappear completely. Many morbidly obese diabetics have …

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Bariatric Surgery As a Weight Loss Option

Cut Your Belly Fat With Bariatric Surgery

Obesity can’t always be treated with diet and exercise alone. Due to a variety of factors, some people’s bodies don’t respond correctly to those methods of weight loss and need an option to help avoid weight-related health issues. That’s where bariatric surgery, a term that covers all weight-loss surgical procedures, …

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Gastric Bypass Cost – Surgery Trends & Price in Mexico, Costa Rica & India

Different Types Of Bariatric Surgery For Extreme Weight Loss

Gastric bypass surgery is a very cost effective way to loose weight. A BMI of 40 or more is a good indicator that you may be a candidate for a gastric bypass surgery. The cost of gastric bypass varies between different hospitals & locations. Mexico, Costa Rica & India gastric …

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Grapes, Glycemic Index and the Weight Loss Surgery Diet

Weight loss surgery patients are learning that including low glycemic fruits and vegetables in their high protein diet is an effective way to introduce nutrients and flavor to meals without the negative consequences associated with other high carbohydrate foods. Understanding the GI (Glycemic Index) is the first step to adding …

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