Before & after gastric sleeve surgery

The #AskDrA Show

The #AskDrA Show is a weekly show where we answer questions sent by our patients and other people interested in the gastric sleeve. If you have a question let us know on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Youtube using the hashtag #AskDrA.

The #Askdra Show | Episode 25 | E-Cigarettes, Binders….

** Individual results may vary

The #Askdra Show | Episode 24 | Incision Pain, Juicing, Energy..

** Individual results may vary

The #Askdra Show | Episode 23 | Hiccups, Outdoor Activities….

** Individual results may vary

The #Askdra Show | Episode 22 |Menstrual Cycles,Staying Hydrated

** Individual results may vary

The #Askdra Show | Episode 21 | Weight Stalls, Ibs, Plastic Surg

** Individual results may vary

The #Askdra Show | Episode 20 | Chemotherapy, Night Sweats,…

** Individual results may vary

The #Askdra Show | Episode 19 | C-Pap Machine, High Protein/Low.

** Individual results may vary

The #Askdra Show | Episode 18 | Gas, Elevated Liver Enzymes & Co

** Individual results may vary

The #Askdra Show | Episode 17 | Slimy Saliva, Gastric Emptying..

** Individual results may vary

From our blog

Latest articles from our blog.
29 January

Is Intermittent Fasting the Answer to Gastric Sleeve Stalls?

If you’ve hit a stall after vertical sleeve gastrectomy, you might be considering intermittent fasting as a way to get the scale moving again. It does seem to be everywhere these days, with people claiming near-miraculous results. Not surprisingly, many of my patients are wondering whether it should become part...

22 January

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...

15 January

Finding Motivation to Stick to Your Gastric Sleeve Surgery Goals

In the beginning, it’s fairly easy to be faithful to your new VSG lifestyle. After a while, though, everything from boredom to a busy schedule can wreck your motivation. How do those who maintain big weight drops do it? For starters, they understand that motivation isn’t something they can afford...

Stay Connected
With Dr. Alvarez

Contact Dr. Alvarez

Endobariatric logo
Our state-of-the-art facility is
just 8 blocks away from the
U.S. border

Endobariatric logo Endobariatric logo Click Here for directions and office hours