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 […]

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 […]