Las Vegas Bariatrics Blog

9May, 2017

3 Reasons Why When Diets Fail, Weight Loss Surgery is the Answer

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Over the years, weight loss surgery has received both praise and flak in equal measure. However, the scales are tipping in its favor. In fact, there are now many studies that unequivocally show the benefits of surgery —particularly how surgery is a huge helper if you are obese or struggle with diets. 1.      Bariatric Surgery Can Improve Metabolism According to The New York Times, metabolic benefits are attached to having the stomach surgically reduced in size — and these benefits aren’t just connected to weight loss. This means that if […]

20Mar, 2017

What Your Bariatric Surgeon Wants You to Know About Your Post-Surgery Diet

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Bariatric surgery is a wonderful tool for those looking to lose weight. However, many people who come to us think that once the surgery is over, they’ll be miraculously healed and lose weight. While we wish this was the case, there’s actually more to it than that. Here’s what our bariatric surgeon wants you to know about the ideal post-bariatric surgery diet. The Post-Bariatric Surgery Diet & How to Stick With It Here are our post-surgery guidelines. Stage I: Week One When a patient gets home from their bariatric surgery, […]

16Feb, 2017

How Fat Shaming Can Actually Make People Sick

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We all know how important it is to stay in good shape. However, some people have an easier time with that than others. But with more resources than ever out there to help people lose weight, some people think they are doing a good thing when they bring up the weight issues of others. While offering general health tips and weight loss resources can be a good thing, fat shaming is an entirely different matter. Those who mock others and draw unnecessary amounts of attention to their bodily imperfections are […]

Appetite Affect Weight Loss
3Oct, 2016

How Does Our Hunger & Appetite Affect Us?

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Hunger hormones:- Grehlin & Leptin How can Sleeve surgery play a role? How does our hunger and appetite affect us? Leptin is a hormone, made by fat cells, that decreases your appetite. Ghrelin is a hormone that increases appetite, and also plays a role in body weight. Leptin is a mediator of long-term regulation of energy balance, suppressing food intake and thereby inducing weight loss Ghrelin is a fast-acting hormone, seemingly playing a role in meal initiation. Telling us when we are hungry. In obese individuals the circulating level of […]