Top 3 things that will surprise you about gastric sleeve surgery

By Dr. Jay Long Whenever patients come into my office and want to talk about gastric sleeve surgery, they have questions.  And sometimes every patient has the same types of questions!  And sometimes, I realize there is a lot of misinformation out there about gastric sleeve surgery.  So I’m here to set the record straight,…


Coolsculpting: Your Perfect Shape in 35 Minutes

Imagine a painless, non-intrusive way of getting rid of the fat that even dieting and exercise can’t remove. Imagine getting the look you want without any disruption to your daily life. Well, now you don’t have to imagine. Coolsculpting is the cosmetic technology you’ve been waiting for. Where Can Coolsculpting Target? Fully approved by the…


What Surgeries Can Help Me Lose Weight?

A mountain of evidence shows that dieting doesn’t work for the vast majority of people who want to lose weight. In fact, many people who try to lose weight through diet and exercise end up gaining more weight in the long term. Minimally invasive surgeries offer alternatives to diet and exercise fads that usually fail….


Health Complications of the Obesity Epidemic

Obesity is one of the leading causes of sickness and death in the United States. In fact, obesity-related diseases cause more than 300,000 deaths every year. Taking care of your health by managing your weight is one of the best things you can do to maximize your opportunity to live a long, healthy and enjoyable…


Gastric Sleeve Surgery and Losing Weight

According to the CDC, more than 36 percent of adults in the United States struggle with obesity. Losing weight and getting healthy is a goal many people find difficult to achieve. Gastric sleeve is a procedure that can help you lose weight and eliminate a variety of weight-related health conditions. Why Is Losing Weight so Difficult?…


Why You Should Use Google Fit After Gastric Sleeve Surgery!

Around 106,000 Americans had gastric sleeve surgery in 2015 — significantly more than the previous year. Experts recommend exercise after a major weight-loss procedure in order to strengthen the heart and bones, build muscle, reduce stress, improve mood and burn calories. Walking is a great idea after gastric sleeve surgery, and the latest technology makes it easy to track…


Avoid These Common Mistakes After Bariatric Surgery

If your focus is long-term weight loss, bariatric surgery is a proven way to accomplish this goal. But just as with anything worth having, you have worked hard and follow the guidelines provided by your physician in order to lose the weight and keep it off. Avoiding these common mistakes is a great way to ensure you…


How Does CoolSculpting Work?

Do you struggle with weight loss? You’re not alone. Losing weight is a challenging process that stumps millions of people around the world. Some of the most promising diets oftentimes fail because the weight comes back as soon as you stop dieting. CoolSculpting is one of the newest FDA approved procedures that can be an…


Lose Weight Fast with Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Around 45 million Americans diet every year, according to research from the Boston Medical Center. Still, some people struggle to shed the pounds. As a result, more drastic weight loss procedures, such as gastric sleeve surgery, have become attractive. This surgery reduces part of your stomach, so you feel fuller after consuming food. The result? You…


What to Expect From BMI Coolsculpting

Do you struggle with stubborn body fat that won’t go away no matter how committed you are to diet and exercise? If so, Coolsculpting may be the solution you’ve been looking for. Coolsculpting isn’t for everyone, however. Here’s a look at what you can expect from BMI Coolsculpting to help you determine if it’s the…