Before & after gastric sleeve surgery in Mexico

Nashville Star Winner Melissa Lawson's Journey

Melissa Lawson, winner of the Nashville Star show, shares her weight loss surgery journey.

Melissa Sings What If It All Goes Right

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Melissa Sings United We Stand

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Melissa Lawson Sings Ready To Stand

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Melissa Lawson Talks About Her Vsg

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Melissa Lawson: Gastric Sleeve 10 Weeks Out

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Trip To Dr. Alvarez (Melissa Lawson)

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Melissa’s Journey: 1 Week Post-Op Gastric Sleeve (Vsg)

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Melissa’s Journey: Arriving Home

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Melissa’s Journey: Morning After Surgery

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25 January

When You’re NOT Hungry After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Among the top benefits of gastric sleeve surgery is a reduction in ghrelin, the “hunger hormone.” Naturally, patients expect their appetite to decrease after the procedure. But what if your appetite disappears altogether? As I’ve said many times, everyone is different, and yes, some patients go through prolonged periods where...

19 January

Using a Keto Diet to Lose Weight after Gastric Sleeve

We’ve said many times that gastric sleeve surgery isn’t a “magic pill” for weight loss. It does offer a huge advantage for obese people, but patients still need to put in the work post-surgery. One of the best ways to shed excess weight and keep it off? Eating the right...

11 January

Am I Allowed To Get Pregnant After Gastric Sleeve Surgery?

Many women wonder if they are permitted to get pregnant after undergoing gastric sleeve. The answer is yes, you are allowed to have a baby after gastric sleeve; however, there are guidelines to follow. I’m Dr. Guillermo Alvarez of Endobariatric, one of just 12 surgeons worldwide certified as a Master...

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