Category: Gastric sleeve

How to Avoid Feeling Deprived After Gastric Sleeve Surgery


One common source of anxiety for pre-op VSG patients is that they’ll feel deprived of their favorite foods or, similarly, feel dissatisfied with their food for the rest of their lives. That vertical sleeve gastrectomy is a choice between being thin and miserable or fat and satisfied. Unfortunately, that worry can sometimes affect how they ...
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How Much Exercise Do Gastric Sleeve Surgery Patients Need?


We talk a lot about the importance of your gastric sleeve diet in losing weight. But what role does exercise play in your success? And how much exercise do vertical sleeve gastrectomy patients really need to get? For most, the answer is, “A lot more than you’re probably getting now.” Times Have Changed Remember when ...
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Losing The Last Few Pounds After Your Gastric Sleeve Surgery!


Right after gastric sleeve in Mexico, patients usually report that weight drops off fairly easily. And while eventual plateaus are to be expected, it’s the last few pounds to “goal weight” that can be most frustrating. Many VSG patients can relate to Erica, who says, “I’m trying drop these last 20 pounds and it’s turning ...
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The Role of Medical Care After Gastric Sleeve Surgery


Finding the right surgeon to perform your vertical sleeve gastrectomy is top of mind for most patients considering bariatric surgery in Mexico. And while that is, indeed, the most important factor, you’ll interact most with your primary care physician in the years ahead. That’s why it’s critical to understand the role of a primary care ...
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How the Pre-Op Diet helps you get ready for the Gastric Sleeve Surgery in Mexico


If you’re having the same vertical sleeve gastrectomy surgery as everyone else, why isn’t your pre-op gastric sleeve diet the same? It’s a great question. Like everything else about gastric sleeve in our Mexico hospital, it’s geared toward your unique body. Here’s a breakdown of the hows and whys of the pre-op diet. What is ...
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How to Become a Morning Exerciser


When you are trying to stick to a healthy diet and exercise routine after gastric sleeve, adjusting the time of your workouts may be useful. Early morning is a great time to focus on physical fitness. Getting your workout done first thing in the morning means there is less of a chance that unexpected work ...
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5 Ways to Exercise As a Family


Enjoying exercise is key to sticking with a healthy lifestyle long-term after gastric sleeve. What better way to make physical activities fun than to make them a family affair? As an added benefit, modeling exercise for your kids and getting them involved in physical activities at a young age helps them set healthy habits for ...
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Must-Have Kitchen Gadgets for Weight Loss


Of all the lifestyle changes you will make after weight loss surgery, preparing healthy meals may be one of the most challenging. Investing in a few simple kitchen gadgets can help you prepare and enjoy delicious meals while supporting your weight loss efforts. Read on as Dr. Guillermo Alvarez piggybacks on one of his most ...
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How can the Gastric Sleeve Surgery lead to a happier you!


I believe in telling the truth about vertical sleeve gastrectomy, which is why we’ve dedicated plenty of space to addressing the very real mental and emotional adjustments some people face after VSG. But we haven’t talked nearly as much about the fact that, for a lot of overweight and obese people, mental health takes a ...
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