Category: Gastric sleeve

Calming the Pre-Gastric Sleeve Surgery Food Freak Out

I’m guessing a pretty high percentage of pre-VSG patients can relate to Teresa, who confesses to being in “freak out mode” and trying to squeeze in plenty of meals she figures will be off-limits once she’s committed to the gastric sleeve diet. Rest assured that these so-called “food funerals” are simply a fear response, rather ...
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Surprising Ways Weight Loss Changes Your Life

Weight Loss Mexico

Losing a significant amount of weight is one of the best things you can do for your overall health. At a healthier weight, you will have fewer aches and pains, a lower risk of medical diseases and a longer life expectancy. Weight loss can change your life in other, more surprising ways. Read on as ...
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When Can I Go Back to Work After Gastric Sleeve Surgery?

The answer is that patients should be ready to rejoin the labor force exactly 4.75 days after vertical sleeve gastrectomy. Okay, I’m kidding. Like every aspect of VSG, the length of time you’ll need for a full recovery is very individual, though many patients are back to work within three to five days. There are ...
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How to Make Your Gastric Sleeve Resolutions Stick

Whether it’s January 1st or the middle of the summer, many VSG patients decide they need to refocus on their health goals. Maybe the scale is inching upward; maybe you’re still supposed to be in the losing phase but the scale hasn’t moved in months. Or your resolutions might have more to do with adding ...
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How a Dietician Can Help You After Having Gastric Sleeve

Dieticians & gastric sleeve Mexico

Long-term success after gastric sleeve surgery requires a commitment to good nutrition habits. This commitment can be challenging to uphold without the help of a nutrition professional. After surgery, your stomach holds significantly less food, and the way your body absorbs nutrients changes. Nutritional counseling with a dietician that specializes in helping post-bariatric surgery patients ...
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Is Stress Causing Regain After Gastric Sleeve Surgery?

Vertical sleeve gastrectomy can lower your weight, but it can’t lower the stress in your life. And when stress ratchets up, even the best gastric sleeve tool can’t fight the damage it does to your body. Why does stress have such a big impact on your weight? And is there anything you can do about ...
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