The accordion procedure is one of the tools weight loss doctors are turning to in an effort to stem the obesity pandemic. Bariatric surgeries continue to prove their worth in the fight as they help thousands of people reclaim good health and enjoy a better life expectancy. The accordion procedure is a minimally-invasive procedure that…

Sleeve gastrectomy is a minimally invasive laparoscopic weight loss procedure in which the size of the stomach is drastically reduced to bring about sustainable and lasting weight loss results. Performed through multiple small incisions made in the upper abdomen area, the tube-shaped stomach is reduced to the size of a banana. The procedure is commonly…

Being overweight is a life-threatening condition that exposes patients to health risks and early death from underlying medical conditions. Weight loss surgery is a lifesaver for patients who are failing to reduce their weight through diet monitoring and regular exercise. While patient conditions differ, there are a variety of procedures from which a weight loss…

Are you thinking about booking an appointment with a Dallas general surgeon or got referred to one by a primary care physician? In case you are not yet familiar with what general surgeons do, learning more about their work can help you best prepare for your appointment. In today’s post, we’ll provide you with a…

Excessive weight can lead to major health issues in the long-run. While traditional weight-loss methods such as diet and exercise are considered great ways to lose excess weight, in some cases they don’t produce the desired results. It is often necessary to see a weight-loss specialist to discuss weight-loss techniques such as gastric bypass surgery….

The colon is a hollow tube that runs from the small intestines to the anus. Its basic function is to absorb water and store waste that routinely exits through the rectum. Any disturbance to the colon causes serious problems to the entire digestive system with one of the few potential major complications being cancer. If…

Obesity is a health concern faced by many people in the world and can lead to some serious health issues which progressively get worse. Getting rid of the excess weight is the only way to reclaim good health. Weight loss procedures such as endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty are a safe and effective option for those in…

Although a lot of people make the necessary lifestyle changes to lose weight, some are unable to get desirable results as the body resists weight loss by slowing metabolism. When exercise and dieting fail to deliver the desired results, the ultimate solution may be to undergo weight loss surgery. Before consulting a doctor and undergoing…

Obesity is a serious health hazard for any human being. Period. Being overweight can have severe effects on your physical, mental and emotional health. It hampers your day to day life, and can lead to depression. Studies have shown that persons affected by severe obesity are susceptible to regaining weight after employing conventional therapies like…

Obesity is a big issue in America as 70 million adults are diagnosed as being obese or overweight. According to a study by the University of Illinois, 3/4th of the American population is likely to be obese or overweight by 2020. Although surgery is an option, there are many minimally invasive methods such as Endoscopic…

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