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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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Constipation Help After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Constipation Help After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

What happens in the bathrooms stays in the bathroom…except after gastric sleeve surgery. Because sleeve brothers and sisters talk about everything, am I right? Including, yes, constipation. It might be a touch embarrassing, but it’s very common after the sleeve, so rest assured that you’re in good company. Here are a few things to help ...

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How to Stay Mentally Positive on Your Gastric Sleeve Journey

How to Stay Mentally Positive on Your Gastric Sleeve Journey

At Endobariatric, we provide gastric sleeve patients with so many resources about how to fix a weight stall or get back on track after a gain. But sometimes the first thing they need to fix isn’t in their fridge; it’s in their head. When you’re not losing weight (or inches), it can be tough emotionally ...

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What to Expect Before and After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

What to Expect Before and After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

For most people, making the decision to undergo gastric sleeve surgery is both exciting ad nerve-wracking. Exciting because it’s the first step to a healthier, fitter, more rewarding life. Nerve-wracking because, well, they’ve probably never done anything like it before! The best way to ease any nervousness is to understand what to expect right before ...

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Exercise may help keep seniors moving longer despite old age brain decline

Exercise may help keep seniors moving longer despite old age brain decline

Older people who are physically active may be protecting themselves from the effects of small areas of brain damage that can affect their movement abilities, according to a new study published in the March 11, 2015, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Many older people have small areas ...

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Q&A's: Sleeve Blush

Q&A's: Sleeve Blush

Sleeve blush Hello everyone and welcome to our frequently asked questions, I'm Doctor Alvarez and on this episode I'd like to address something that is very common the first 24-48 hours after surgery and that is something I call the sleeve blush. Some patients, not everyone, will develop a red face, red neck and even ...

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Q&A's: Low BMI

Q&A's: Low BMI

Hello and welcome to our section of frequently asked questions, I'm Doctor Alvarez with endobariatric.com and on this episode we'll talk about what a patient with a low BMI can expect with a gastric sleeve. In this category I'll like to include anybody who has a starting point of a 37 BMI or less ...

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Q&A's: The gastric sleeve

Q&A's: The gastric sleeve

Hi and welcome to the question of the week, I'm Dr. Alvarez. In this video I'd like to discuss a little more about the gastric sleeve procedure that we started doing many years ago and now has become very popular because of the benefits and amazing results and the low-risk involved. This is a restrictive ...

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