Weight Loss

Post Weight Loss Surgery Questions

What to ask your doctor after weight loss surgery? Weight-loss surgery is done to help you lose weight and get healthier. After the surgery, you will not be able to eat as much as before. Depending on the type of…

Weight Loss Surgery

What to ask your doctor before weight loss surgery? Weight-loss surgery is done to help you lose weight and get healthier. After the surgery, you will not be able to eat as much as before. Depending on the type of…

Gastric bypass surgery

What is Gastric bypass surgery?  Gastric bypass is surgery that helps you lose weight by changing how your stomach and small intestine handle the food you eat. After the surgery, your stomach will be smaller. You will feel full with…

Lap Band Surgery Risks

Lap Band Health Risks Risks for anesthesia are: Allergic reactions to medicines Breathing problems Risks for surgery are: Blood clots in the legs that may travel to your lungs Blood loss Infection, including in the surgery site, lungs (pneumonia), or…

Laparoscopic gastric banding

What is Laparoscopic gastric banding? Laparoscopic gastric banding is surgery to help with weight loss. The surgeon places a band around the upper part of your stomach to create a small pouch to hold food. The band limits the amount…

Consumers Weight Loss Red Flags

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If the claim looks too good to be true, it probably is. Did you know…  Weight Loss Products promising incredible – too good to be true outcomes still appear regularly in mainstream media. Despite claims to the contrary, there are…

What is Phentermine?

Phentermine pronounced as(fen’ ter meen) What is Phentermine prescribed for? Phentermine is used for a limited period of time to speed weight loss in overweight people who are exercising and eating a low-calorie diet. Phentermine is in a class of…

What is Adipex?

Adipex-P 37.5mg What is Adipex prescribed for? Adipex is used for a limited period of time to speed weight loss in overweight people who are exercising and eating a low-calorie diet. Adipex is in a class of medications called anorectics.…