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Life After Gastric Sleeve Surgery Isn’t Always Easy

Life After Gastric Sleeve Surgery Isn’t Always Easy

Even with all of the information we give patients before they undergo bariatric surgery in our Mexico practice, I often get the sense that many expect the weight loss process to be fairly effortless. Sometimes it is. Most of the time it’s not. And guess what? That’s okay. I know, I know: easy victories sound ...

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Gastric Sleeve Surgery as a New Year’s Resolution

Gastric Sleeve Surgery as a New Year’s Resolution

What would it feel like to start the new year without a resolution about weight loss? Millions of overweight and obese individuals can’t begin to imagine such freedom, but my VSG patients have the luxury of dedicating the coming year to family, career, hobbies—anything except weight loss! Here’s what it looks like when you’re living ...

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Gastric Sleeve Success: Does Meal Prep Matter?

Gastric Sleeve Success: Does Meal Prep Matter?

In a word, “yes,” and especially for gastric sleeve patients. Between work, school, family, and everything else on your figurative plate, it’s easy to let nutrition slide on your literal plate. One thing that helps more than anything else I can suggest is meal prepping.

Plan, Plan, and Then Plan Some More
Sleever April ...

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Will Gastric Sleeve Surgery Endanger Your Relationship?

Will Gastric Sleeve Surgery Endanger Your Relationship?

The decision to undergo gastric sleeve surgery is, by necessity, a selfish one. You’re taking the time, money, and mental energy to focus on yourself and your health—maybe for the first time in your life. And that’s a good thing. But if you’re in a relationship, it’s nearly impossible for a major life change NOT ...

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Gastric Sleeve and Energy Levels

Gastric Sleeve and Energy Levels

Ah, energy. Many of my gastric sleeve patients go into surgery hoping they’ll have more of it. And the good news is that the vast majority have more energy than they know what to do with—but not all the time, and usually not right away. The truth is that life, in general, can be draining ...

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Overcoming Gastroparesis: My Endobariatric Story - Part 2

Overcoming Gastroparesis: My Endobariatric Story - Part 2

What my local doctors think…

They're in shock. My gastro doctor couldn't believe it because I have had such a battle with this for about 4 and a half, 5 years now. Upon doing the gastric emptying test again, and it was upon my request. Insurance didn't pay for that. I was ...

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Staying Connected

Staying Connected

For those following Endobariatric on social media, maybe you’ve noticed we made a few changes. The changes were made to help us improve the overall user experience we deliver to you every single day.

Since the majority of our weight loss fans, friends and followers are on Facebook we’ve concentrated the changes there first.

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The AskDrA Book: Easy & Practical Answers To Enjoying Life As A New Sleever

The AskDrA Book: Easy & Practical Answers To Enjoying Life As A New Sleever

In 2015, my team and I set out to help more people understand the benefits of vertical sleeve gastrectomy by creating the #AskDrA Show.

The show quickly became a popular resource on social media for those not only considering the weight loss procedure but for those who underwent the life changing surgery.

The #AskDrA Book ...

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Brandi's Thoughts On The #AskDrA Book And Her Endobariatric Experience!

Brandi's Thoughts On The #AskDrA Book And Her Endobariatric Experience!

First of all, a huge Thank YOU, for choosing me to be a Beta Reader for the #AskDrA Book.  Such an honor!

This book is one I could not put down.  Although, I have already been sleeved it was an awesome learning experience for me still.  As I was reading the book ...

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The Gurgling Sleeve Sounds

The Gurgling Sleeve Sounds

Is it normal to have gurgling in the throat or burning in the throat and ears 9 months after getting sleeved? 

Can you believe that was the very first question I answered on Episode 1 of The #AskDrA Show. That very first show was shown on YouTube at the end of June 2015 and ...

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