Some of the saddest messages I receive or am even told face to face relate to weight regain after WLS. Sometimes even after discussing ‘back to basics’ and a strategy to try and lose those regained pounds I have have some patients who reach out and say ‘I just can’t do it’ or ‘the
Many patients today are offered the bypass or sleeve as a WLS op and we have covered the differences between them before (see here). Part of the consideration for patients is undoubtedly weight loss – will the sleeve offer comparable results as the bypass? We asked our friends at Ramsay Health the same question. Here’s what they
So September has drawn to a close and for many a new challenge in October has reared its head all over social media yet again – Sober October! From our experiences and from talking with other WLS patients, cutting out wine and alcohol is one of the biggest challenges when it comes
Following on from our previous features on the gastric sleeve (see here and here) often the next question most patients ask is how much weight will I lose, how fast and when will I see the results? Here are some answers ….
GUEST POST: One of the greatest problems most women and a few men I know complain about is sleep — not enough sleep, falling asleep, middle of the night awakenings, night sweats, and the list goes on. The problem is that too little sleep plays a huge role in weight gain. The latest sleep studies