Weight-loss surgery changes your body. That’s the aim, right? But you need to give yourself enough time to recover from the operation and adjust to a changed digestive system and diet.
What is your life worth? If you ask any person this question, most will tell you that their life is priceless. And it’s guaranteed that their loved ones will agree. How can you put a price on the life of your mum, dad, brother or sister? What about a close friend? How much is their friendship worth to you in dollars?
What many people who haven’t investigated weight loss surgery do not know is that weight loss surgery is not a new fad or medical procedure.
At Life Weight Loss we believe in providing a complete care journey for our patients to lose weight (and keep it off). While our expertise in gastric sleeve and bariatric surgery is often why many patients join us, it is our holistic approach to weight loss that ensures lasting weight loss success.
Do you know how to tell if weight loss surgery is the right weight loss strategy for you? There are many options available for individuals seeking effective ways to manage their weight, each offering a unique path to a healthier future.
Following the unfortunate passing of a patient who underwent weight-loss surgery, there have been calls by her family for the industry to be supervised by a professional standards body.
Pregnancy is an emotional time for every woman. There are so many exciting milestones to cherish, but there are inevitably some concerns along the way. For women who are overweight or obese, the number of health risks increase significantly and can cause additional complications that strike both physically and psychologically.
Every year around February, the Dieticians Association of Australia launches the ‘Australia’s Healthy Weight Week’ initiative, which is early enough in the year to still capture the magic of ‘New Year’s Resolutions’ made by people.
When it comes to obesity surgery, each technique is as varied as the patients that require them. Three of the most popular variants of weight loss surgery are Lap Band (Gastric Band), Gastric Bypass and Gastric Sleeve.
Once a patient has made the decision to undergo weight loss surgery, there are some things they can do at home in preparation for the surgery that will make the operation easier, and less risky for the patient.