Las Vegas Bariatrics Blog

7Apr, 2017

6 Tips for Before and After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

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Undergoing weight-loss surgery is a big decision. Here are some important tips for both before and after your procedure to help you have the smoothest experience possible. Before Gastric Sleeve Surgery: How to Prepare Be Mentally Prepared This surgery will change your life in a number of ways. Being mentally prepared means understanding exactly how your body will change as well as being committed to changing your lifestyle once the surgery is performed. Be Physically Prepared There are things you can do to lower the risks of going under the […]

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 […]