Gastric

Gastric balloons are fast becoming a preferred alternative to traditional weight loss surgeries for a number of reasons; they are implanted through a minimally invasive procedure often done in the office, have a quicker recovery, and and don’t involve altering the anatomy or incisions. Moreover, the pain and scarring is also non-existent compared to traditional…

Minimally invasive surgery is becoming increasingly more common. This type of surgery is performed by making several small incisions as opposed to one large opening. The switch to minimally invasive procedures is more beneficial to patients. One of the major benefits of this type of surgery is the fact that it is safer than traditional…

Robotic

You are not alone in the fight against obesity. An estimated 160 million Americans are either obese or overweight. While there are some unavoidable hereditary factors that lead to obesity, you can always exercise regularly and follow a healthy diet to lose those extra pounds. If lifestyle changes have not shown substantial results, robotic bariatric…

Introductory

The Accordion Procedure, also called Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty (ESG), is a non-surgical weight loss procedure, where an endoscopic suturing device is used to reduce the size of the patient’s stomach. The procedure aims at recreating the results of a surgical sleeve gastrectomy, without requiring any incisions. A commonly prescribed procedure for people with a BMI…

Robotic Bariatric Surgery

In today’s rapidly progressing world, technology is making an impact in every sphere of life, including healthcare sciences. The adoption of robotics in bariatric surgeries is increasing by the day, as it offers remarkable accuracy and precision. Although most people who want to lose weight try going on a strict diet and exercise regime, these…

Obalon Weight Loss Procedure

The Obalon weight loss procedure involves a swallowable balloon system to treat obesity, which is recommended if a person is unable to lose weight despite dieting and workout. The treatment usually consists of three lightweight, buoyant balloons that are placed at certain intervals over a period of 4-6 weeks. The Obalon weight loss procedure helps…

Estrogen and testosterone are known for the roles they play in the reproduction process. But what many people don’t know is that their hormones are also crucial to weight management. Beyond that, other hormones such as insulin, cortisol, and leptin could also hinder weight loss efforts. If you’re struggling to lose weight, then your hormones…

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Tips for Healthy Grocery Shopping

A lot of people believe that their food budget is their primary barrier to eating healthy and fighting obesity. But that doesn’t have to be true. It is possible to lose weight and eat more healthy, even with a budget; in fact, having a food budget may actually help you with sticking to you your…

Bariatric Surgery Dallas

Obesity is a condition in which people have a BMI (Body Mass Index) of 30 or above, whereas a person is considered overweight when their body-mass index lies between 25 and 29.9. Those who are unable to lose weight despite following a strict diet plan and exercise routine can go for bariatric surgery for weight…

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