Slimband Guides

CONTACT A DOCTOR
BACK TO BARIATRIC SURGERY (WEIGHT LOSS) GUIDE

Slimband Articles (view all)

  • Obesity and Depression: How the Slimband® Can Help

    Depression and obesity often go hand in hand. While one may not directly cause the other, a combination of depression and obesity can severely limit an individual’s ability to lose weight. In order to successfully fight obesity, many weight loss patients are advised to seek psychological support in addition to professional weight loss guidance. Through this combined method of treatment, patients can experience weight loss and an improved quality of life.

From Our Blog (view blog)

RSS
  • weight loss surgery picture

    Since 1980 the obesity rate has doubled globally resulting in 600 million obese individuals as of 2014. This epidemic is a frightening one with many implications in the world of health and nutrition on top of negatively impacting the health and longevity of those suffering from this obesity. Weight loss surgery, or bariatric surgery, is a great way to help those with a weight management problem to gain back control over their life.

  • So you’ve lost the weight- congratulations! Unfortunately, you may now be face with a less dire problem: loose and sagging skin. Losing weight takes a tremendous amount of time and effort, so it can be upsetting for those successful in their weight loss goals to encounter the skin problems that can come with it. Fortunately, bariatric surgery provides a cosmetic solution to this issue, so patients can further enjoy the results of their weight loss goals finally being achieved.