Category: Bariatric Surgery

If you have failed at diet programs or even a medically-supervised weight loss regimen and have a significant amount of weight to lose, talk to Dr. Haiavy about gastric bypass surgery in CA. Gastric bypass surgery can trigger rapid weight loss and may be just what you need to get to and maintain your ideal… Continue Reading »

Being obese can take its toll on your health and well-being. If your body mass index (BMI) is higher than 35, you may already be dealing with health issues such as diabetes, sleep apnea, and high blood pressure. Bariatric surgery is the answer for many patients who cannot lose the excess weight with supervised diet… Continue Reading »

For those struggling with obesity, one of the particularly frustrating but often unspoken side effects may be urinary incontinence. Studies have shown that this condition affects between 25-50% of those categorized as obese, and seems to affect women much more frequently then men. Yet bariatric surgeries such as the Lap Band procedure may be a… Continue Reading »

One of the best things that you can do to ensure a healthy recovery and long-term success after your Lap Band procedure is to learn as much as you can about living with this device in place. A solid and accurate understanding of the realities of Lap Band recovery and long-term lifestyle will help you… Continue Reading »

New research conducted at New York School of Medicine shows that the Lap Band procedure displays long term effectiveness at treating the components of metabolic syndrome. These findings, published by Medscape Medical News, showed that most patients in the study who started with a diagnosis of metabolic syndrome no longer fit the criteria after a… Continue Reading »

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