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What to Expect During Bariatric Surgery Recovery

When it comes to bariatric surgery, you may be surprised to learn that the procedure itself is often the easiest part of the process. It’s what comes next that will ...

Is BMI Accurate? Learn More About BMI and Other Health Measurements

If you’re interested in bariatric surgery, or if you’ve already undergone the procedure, you’re likely well-acquainted with your Body Mass Index (BMI). For the uneducated, BMI is a mathematical formula ...
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Weight Loss Vitamins and Supplements: Do They Really Work

We see advertisements every day for weight loss vitamins and supplements that will help you “magically” melt away the pounds. In a country struggling with an obesity epidemic, many Americans are ...
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Tips on Reaching Your New Year’s Weight Loss Goals

With 2020 in full swing, gyms around the country will be packed to full capacity as people take action on their New Year’s resolution to lose weight and get in ...

Could Weight Loss Surgery Reduce Your Gout Symptoms?

  Gout is a painful form of arthritis that can make walking difficult. It is caused by a buildup of uric acid in the body. This leads to the formation ...

The Ultimate Holiday Wish List for Bariatric Patients

  The holidays are just around the corner! If you’ve just had bariatric surgery or intend on having surgery, you’ve taken the first step to living a healthier lifestyle. What ...

10 Facts About Obesity You Should Know Before Surgery

Obesity has become a worldwide epidemic, leading to increased rates of disability, Type 2 diabetes, and heart disease. If you struggle with obesity, you may be wondering if bariatric surgery ...

A Bariatric Patient’s Survival Guide to Enjoying the Holidays

The holiday season is just around the corner. With it comes family, friends, and a seemingly unending supply of food. For bariatric patients adjusting to a new lifestyle centered around ...

Changes in Sexual Activity After Bariatric Surgery

A decrease in sexual functionality, hormonal changes, and diminished satisfaction in the bedroom are just a few of the downsides of obesity. Throw in psychological trauma – such as body ...

BMI Calculator for Bariatric Patients

No matter where you are in your weight loss journey, it's important to keep track of your BMI in order to make sure you are progressing. Read further to learn ...

Coping with the Hurdles of Mental Health After Bariatric Surgery

The risks of bariatric surgery expand beyond just the physical strain of the actual procedure itself. Bariatric surgery can take a significant emotional toll on the patient as well. A ...

Try These End-Of-Summer Outdoor Fitness Ideas

With Labor Day coming up soon, it’s hard not to think about the end of summer. Get revved up for cooler weather and reset your routine with these outdoor fitness ...

The Difference between Lap-band Surgery and Gastric Sleeve Surgery

If you struggle with obesity, there are numerous weight loss options for you to consider. Two of the most popular – sleeve gastrectomy (gastric sleeve) surgery and adjustable gastric band ...
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What are the Best Exercises for Weight Loss After Bariatric Surgery?

If you’ve made up your mind to get bariatric surgery, you must also make a commitment to change the way you eat and exercise. If not, you will struggle to ...
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4 Healthy Grilling Tips That Maximize Flavor

When you think about firing up the grill, do your thoughts turn to high-fat meats like ribs slathered in sugary, salty BBQ sauces? Have you been avoiding grilled foods because ...
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4 Tips For Eating Healthy On Vacation

Eating healthy while on vacation can be tough for anyone, but if you'd had weight loss surgery, eating away from home can seem a bit daunting. Here are some tips ...
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You CAN Afford Weight Loss Surgery

When you have obesity-related health problems, losing weight can be achieved effectively through bariatric surgery. Bariatric procedures have a plethora of benefits for those suffering from health conditions, like sleep ...
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How Soon Will I Lose Weight After Bariatric Surgery?

“How soon will I lose weight after bariatric surgery?” This is a common question that many patients inquire about who are considering weight loss surgery. And while the answer can ...
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10 Reasons to Choose Olde Del Mar Surgical for Your Bariatric Surgery

At Olde Del Mar Surgical, we understand the need to choose a bariatric facility you can trust. Bariatric surgery requires a lifetime commitment – you can’t choose just anyone.   ...
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Can You Drink Alcohol After Bariatric Surgery?

In many cultures, alcohol is a central part of life. Many adults drink socially at special events, dinners out, or casually around the home. However, bariatric surgery and alcohol do ...
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How Does Obesity Cause Heart Failure?

Obesity and heart failure are closely intertwined. More than 160 million people in the US are overweight or obese, while more than 5.7 million adults struggle with heart failure.   ...
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5 Summer Tips for Bariatric Exercise

When the summer arrives, especially after a long winter and a chilly spring, it's only natural to want to spend as much time enjoying the great outdoors as possible. Summer ...

Eating With Co-Workers Post Bariatric Surgery

From team lunches to happy hour drinks, food is often a central part of life in many offices. Teams from all industries make regular lunch meetings or breakfast runs a ...
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Does Medicare Cover Bariatric Surgery in 2019?

Bariatric surgery is a powerful and effective tool in helping people lose weight. Most individuals who undergo bariatric surgery safely lose a significant amount of excess weight within a year’s ...
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What Are the Best Nutrient Dense Foods To Eat After Bariatric Surgery?

Have you ever noticed how certain foods make you feel tired after you've eaten, while other foods seem to give you a boost in energy?  That's because there's a big ...
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The Benefits of Keeping a Weight Loss Journal

Losing weight can seem overwhelming, but it really just requires consistency. No matter where you are on your weight loss journey, whether you have to lose 20 pounds or 200 pounds, ...
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Pregnancy After Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery is a decision that improves your quality of life in many ways. One more powerful benefit is that it can positively impact fertility and pregnancy.   It will ...

Should You Weigh Yourself Everyday?

Many of us wake up every morning and immediately run to the scale to weigh ourselves. While there’s nothing inherently wrong with keeping track of your weight, stepping on the ...
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Exploring the Causes of Obesity, a Chronic Disease

Many people out there believe obesity is simply brought about by an inability to control one’s hunger. Thus, overeating occurs, and naturally, the body begins to accumulate unhealthy levels of ...
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Bariatric Revision Surgery: Why Would You Need One?

After years of struggling with obesity, you finally commit to getting weight loss surgery. That should be the end of your troubles, right? Unfortunately, surgery doesn’t always go as expected. ...
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How to Prevent Dumping Syndrome After Gastric Bypass Surgery

Dumping syndrome is a condition that can develop after gastric bypass surgery and occurs when food moves too quickly from the stomach into the intestines.   Dumping syndrome after gastric ...
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7 Tips For a Comfortable Bariatric Surgery Recovery

Bariatric surgery offers the possibility of significant weight loss, a decrease in diseases, and improved quality of life. However, any surgery can cause you to feel worried about the recovery ...
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[Video] The Ultimate Shopping List for Your Gastric Sleeve Post Op Diet

   Gastric sleeve surgery is a minimally invasive procedure that takes about 1 hour.  It involves removing approximately 85% of your stomach, and leaving behind a sleeve-shaped section which ...
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How Gastric Bypass Impacts Your Hunger Hormones

Losing weight is no easy feat. That’s why many people who deal with unhealthy levels of body fat often opt for weight loss surgery. With that being said, dealing with ...

Gastric Bypass vs. Gastric Sleeve: Which One Is Right for You?

  Bariatric surgery can be life-changing. Not only does it provide significant weight loss, but it also improves the overall quality of your life. If you're struggling with life-threatening obesity ...
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What To Expect When Recovering From Weight Loss Surgery

Prospective patients often have questions about what recovery from bariatric surgery is like, and what to expect during the days, weeks and months following their procedure. Here at Olde Del ...
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The Powerful Results Of Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery is a big step forward, and most patients are excited to get started on a new way of life. This is especially true for those who have long ...
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Bariatric Surgery Can Dramatically Lower Risk of Uterine Cancer

Obesity has been consistently linked with an increased risk of several types of cancer. Some studies have explored why being obese may increase cancer risk and growth.   The Connection ...
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The Dangers of Weight Loss Surgery in Tijuana, Mexico

We understand that weight loss surgery in the United States is a big investment. That’s why an increasing number of Americans have crossed the Southern border into Mexico in search ...
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FAQ: What Are The Benefits Of Lap Band Surgery?

It's difficult to understate the importance of the lap band surgery. When it comes to the science and history of weight loss, lap band surgery has been a giant leap ...
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The 4-8-12″ Guide For Working Out”

With New Year's resolutions quickly fading, the real question is this: How do you turn a fad into a lasting, meaningful habit and a healthy lifestyle? It all comes down ...
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Will You Need Plastic Surgery After Dramatic Weight Loss?

Most bariatric patients lose anywhere from 50 to 200 pounds over the first few years following their LAP-BAND, gastric bypass, or gastric sleeve surgery, which can result in excess, sagging ...
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The Importance of Your Bariatric Doctor

Making the decision to undergo weight loss surgery is a monumental step forward. For many people, bariatric surgery is a highly effective way to lose weight and live a healthier ...
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Why Would A Patient Need Bariatric Revision Surgery?

“The Patient’s Perspective” series compared and contrasted the three weight loss surgery options provided at Olde Del Mar Surgical. Today we’re looking at what happens in the years after those ...
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All About Bariatric Surgery Insurance Coverage at Olde Del Mar Surgical

If you're interested in a medical weight loss procedure such as gastric bypass, gastric sleeve, or LAP-BAND surgery, you may qualify for bariatric surgery insurance coverage under your existing health ...
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How To Prevent Hair Loss After Bariatric Surgery

The thought of losing your hair can be frightening, and while hair loss after bariatric surgery is a common occurrence, it’s a temporary inconvenience at worst. The question that begs to ...
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The 7 Most Popular Weight Loss Surgery Options

Your weight loss surgery options should never be taken lightly. All surgeries come with serious risks, including death.   And while the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery's data ...
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Why Omega-3 Fatty Acids Are Important For Healthy Weight Loss

If you’ve struggled with obesity, there is no doubt that you’ve thought a lot about diet and exercise, and you may even incorporate vitamin supplements. But have you considered including ...
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Spring Clean Your Pantry To Support Weight Loss

The battle to achieve and maintain a healthy weight isn’t won or lost on one field. Diet, exercise, emotional support, medical intervention and education may all be part of a successful ...
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Why It’s Important to Call Obesity a Disease

We know that obesity is very complex, with a wide variety of causes, factors, and health effects. To help bring more clarity to obesity, in a society that shows significant ...
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Lap Band Shows Encouraging Results for Lower BMI Patients

A study suggests that the Lap-Band procedure is a common surgical weight loss procedure that should not be reserved only for people who are very severely obese.   The Evolution of The Lap-Band's Criteria   ...
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5 Reasons To Stop Putting Off Weight Loss Surgery Today

Are you putting off having weight loss surgery? You may be thinking about trying again to lose weight on your own, or wondering if a new fad diet is what ...
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Tips To Encourage Healthy Eating With Your Kids

If you had weight loss surgery like gastric bypass, gastric sleeve, or a LAP-BAND, now's the perfect time to get everyone in your household involved in learning good eating habits. ...
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How To Prepare For Your Weight Loss Surgery Diet

Diet can be one of the most challenging aspects of life for overweight and obese individuals; especially for those who have spent years or decades living with unhealthy dietary habits. ...
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The Patient’s Perspective: A Journey with LAP-BAND® Surgery

  In our final installment of “The Patient’s Perspective”, we’re taking you through the decision-making, procedure, and recovery of undergoing the LAP-BAND® Adjustable Gastric Banding System, or LAP-BAND surgery for ...
gastric bypass patient stories

The Patient’s Perspective: A Journey with Gastric Bypass Surgery

This week in “The Patient’s Perspective”, we’re looking at the gastric bypass journey. Learn what it’s like to decide on and undergo this permanent bariatric procedure, as well as what ...
gastric sleeve patient story

The Patient’s Perspective: A Journey with Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Today begins our blog series, “The Patient’s Perspective”, which takes you on the journey from choosing a bariatric surgery, and undergoing the procedure, to learning what life is like afterward. ...
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Dr. Sunil Bhoyrul – My Ted Talk

Sunil Bhoyrul, MD Surgeon, La Jolla, CA       EHR - The inflection point of medicine EXCELLENCE, HUMANITY, AND RESPECT My name is Sunil Bhoyrul.  I’m a surgeon. Like ...
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How To Choose A Gym After Bariatric Surgery

Looking for some motivation to stick with your workout routine after bariatric surgery? A gym membership can help motivate you to pursue a healthier, more active lifestyle.   Most gyms ...
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How A Fitness Buddy Can Help You Stay Motivated

Struggling to find the motivation to stick with your exercise plan? Feel lonely during your workouts? If so, it might be time to find yourself a fitness buddy - someone ...
FAQs about revisional bariatric surgery

Revisional Bariatric Surgery: 5 FAQs

Many people who have bariatric surgery succeed in losing weight and maintaining most of that weight loss. However, sometimes the initial procedure is not as successful as the patient and ...
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What Is Morbid Obesity?

Do you find yourself asking the question 'what is morbid obesity'? What are the long-term health impacts of a very high body mass index?   Morbid obesity is a serious medical ...
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Tips On How To Get Insurance To Pay For Bariatric Surgery

Weight loss surgery is a vital treatment option for patients suffering from morbid obesity or co-morbidities related to excess weight. A choice for nearly 200,000 people every year, this effective ...
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How To Add Flavor Without Piling On Calories

During your weight loss journey, you may get tired of eating the same healthy foods and understandably want to enhance the flavor. However, it is important to know how to ...
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5 Foods To Support Healing after Surgery

When you are recovering from surgery, what you put into your body has a significant impact on your recovery process. The right foods will give you the nutrients that your ...
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Do You Know the True Dangers of Sugar?

Do you eat too much sugar?   According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the typical American eats over 5000 tablespoons of sugar each year, or the equivalent of 150 ...
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Bariatric Surgery Exercise Guidelines for Patients

In addition to adopting new dietary practices, you'll also need to get regular exercise to maintain muscle strength and burn the calories you take in. In fact, you may need ...
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How To Talk With Your Child About Your Weight Loss Surgery

If you're a parent who's planning on having gastric bypass surgery, gastric sleeve surgery, or a LAP-BAND procedure, it's important to speak with your kids about the surgery and the ...
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Emotional Changes You Can Expect After Weight Loss Surgery

  Weight loss surgery requires more than just a physical change; it also requires an emotional shift as well. Life post-surgery brings on a variety of emotional changes you might ...
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The Benefits of Increasing Fiber And Potassium In Your Diet

Are you eating enough vegetables?   Vegetables are very important to our overall health, as well as weight loss efforts. They help reduce the risk for many chronic diseases, including diabetes, ...
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How Too Much Stress Results In Weight Gain

Living under stress is both unpleasant and unfortunately common. From troubles at home to busy days at the office, stress is a contributing factor to the day to day lives ...
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Issues Women Face After Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery

While the time and dedication required to effectively lose weight with bariatric procedures are well worth the effort, life after surgery isn't always easy. From a new diet to an ...
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4 Ways To Keep Off the Weight After Bariatric Surgery

For the vast majority of bariatric surgery patients, weight loss begins during recovery and continues for one to two years after surgery.   The initial loss can be quick and ...
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How Obesity Can Result In Knee Pain and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Obesity has many consequences to your health, including an increased risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Most individuals are aware of these common factors, but there are other challenges that ...
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Overcoming Peer Pressure About Your Bariatric Surgery Diet

In many cases, weight loss surgery can mean a change to your entire lifestyle, from diet to exercise. You won't be able to eat the same way you used to, ...
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Is Bariatric Surgery Reversible?

Weight loss surgery is a big decision that must be weighed carefully. Yes, it comes with major advantages, like promotion of a healthier lifestyle. But making the decision to undergo ...
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Should You Use A Fitness Tracker After Bariatric Surgery?

Fitness trackers can be great tools for anyone who's looking to monitor their activity levels, find some extra motivation, and even engage friends and family in some fitness-related competitions!   ...
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Why Focus On High Intensity Workouts?

One of biggest trends in fitness these days is the 'high intensity workout', also called 'high intensity interval training' or 'HIIT'. While this might sound like something for professional athletes ...
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Where To Find Support Before & After Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric procedures, like LAP-BAND, gastric bypass and gastric sleeve are major, life-changing events. Many people find speaking with patients who have already had bariatric surgery can be helpful, both before ...
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Cultivating Healthy Relationships After Weight Loss Surgery

Weight loss is a big change for body, mind, and spirit. Maybe you’ve been struggling to lose weight for years without success. Perhaps you suffer from health complications related to ...
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How Medication Absorption Changes After Bariatric Surgery

Weight loss surgery is a serious procedure, changing many things about your body to help you look better and feel better. The changes you can see are largely physical, leading ...
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How To Set Up Your Kitchen for Healthy Eating

Looking to eat healthier? If so, you might be surprised to learn how organizing your kitchen can have a big impact on sticking with a diet plan.   When you ...
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4 Tips On Enjoying Healthy Food on a Budget

We all know that eating fresh fruits and vegetables, high-quality lean proteins, and unprocessed foods is important for weight management and overall wellness.   Unfortunately, the rising prices at the ...
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How Social Media Can Accelerate Your Weight Loss

Social media sites -- like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram -- have revolutionized the way we stay in touch with family and friends. With social media, we can find motivation ...
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How To Make The Most of Winter Exercise: 8 Winter Exercise Tips

The weather has been cold, and that can make outdoor exercise sound a lot less appealing. Even if you're used to running, walking, or exercising outside, making an adjustment to ...
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How Are Weight Loss and Blood Pressure Related?

Is there a relationship between weight loss and blood pressure?   Being overweight or obese impacts your health in a number of ways. It can increase your risk of developing ...
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What to Pack In Your Bariatric Surgery Hospital Bag

If you're preparing to have gastric bypass, gastric sleeve, LAP-BAND, or a revisional surgery, you might be wondering what to take to the hospital on the day of your procedure. ...
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The Connection Between Obesity And Sleep Apnea

If you are overweight or obese and you experience difficulty breathing while you sleep, you may be suffering from a condition known as sleep apnea. Research has found that obesity ...
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The Connection Between Obesity and Cancer

Obesity has been positively linked to a host of serious health conditions and diseases, and there is growing evidence that having a high body mass index (BMI) increases the risk ...
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Top 5 Free Fitness Apps

Looking for some extra motivation to exercise? Want to keep track of your workouts? There's a growing selection of free fitness apps available for both iOS (Apple) and Android smartphones ...
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What Medical Weight Loss Programs Can and Can’t Do

Many people hear about medical weight loss programs and think that they must be another diet fad, exercise fad, or get skinny quick scheme. Nothing could be further from the ...
Importance of doctor patient relationship

The Importance of the Doctor-Patient Relationship for Bariatric Surgery

Dr.Sunil Bhoyrul, Olde Del Mar Surgical's leading surgeon, spoke at a Ted Talks event to focus on the inflection point, or turning point, in a doctor-patient relationship. Primarily, he noted ...
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Developing a Healthy Relationship With Food

Let's face it - we're a society that's obsessed with food, and many of us have a hard time establishing a healthy relationship with food. Whether planning time with family, ...
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4 Tips To Curb Food Cravings After Bariatric Surgery

Weight loss surgery is a remarkable step forward for patients seeking effective, healthy weight loss, but that doesn't mean it's easy. In fact, millions of patients around the world take ...
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The Top Three Medical Weight Loss Solutions Explained

Being overweight is an epidemic our nation is facing. More than two out of three adults in the United States are considered to be overweight or obese. If you have ...
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How Much Weight Can You Expect To Lose After Bariatric Surgery?

Bariatric surgery has several objectives, which include reducing appetite and eliminating health risks related to excessive weight. However, most patients have one primary goal in mind: losing weight.   Average ...
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[Infographic] 5 Bariatric Vitamins You Need After Surgery

  If you live with unhealthy levels of body fat and your lifestyle changes and various medications have been unsuccessful at helping you lose weight, you’ve likely considered getting bariatric ...
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Is Bariatric Surgery Right for You?

Struggling with obesity can be extremely challenging, especially when your body's weight interferes with key activities in daily life. In addition, obesity can lead to numerous health issues, including joint ...
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7 Tips To Find Support for Your Weight Loss Journey

There are many factors that contribute to an effective weight loss support system. Now that you’ve decided to move forward with bariatric surgery, it is important to complement it with ...
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5 Amazing Benefits of Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery procedures provide lifelong changes for many patients, especially those who not only suffer from excessive weight, but also conditions such as sleep apnea, urinary incontinence, and arthritis. The ...
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3 Things to Know When Considering Weight Loss Surgery

Being overweight impacts nearly every area of a person's life. Many overweight people may end up considering weight loss surgery after years of struggling with diet and exercise plans, "magic" ...
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When to Consider Weight Loss Surgery for Teens

If you are a parent or guardian of a teenager struggling with obesity, we understand that you want to do everything in your power to help him or her live ...
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Setting Realistic Weight Loss Goals

If losing weight has been a lifelong struggle, you may get to the point when you are ready to throw in the towel. No matter how overwhelming the fight against ...
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How Fast Food Relates to Obesity

Is fast food to blame for the obesity epidemic? It is undeniable that there is a link between fast food and obesity in America. Go to almost any town in ...
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What To Ask Your Bariatric Doctor About Cosmetic Surgery Procedures

Shortly after your bariatric surgery, you might start considering cosmetic surgery to address the impacts of significant weight loss. With our vast experience helping patients through their weight loss journey, we have compiled ...
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The Cost of Obesity

The McKinsey Global Institute, a firm focused on reporting global economic trends and developments, found that the global cost of obesity has topped $2 trillion. Put into a different context, ...
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Pop Quiz — Test Your Knowledge of Bariatric Surgery Facts

True or False? This quiz is based on the list of Bariatric Surgery Misconceptions compiled by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. True or False: Additional cosmetic surgery ...
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What to Know About Gallbladder Surgery

The gallbladder is a curious piece of anatomy. A small sac-like organ, its primary function is to store digestive juices to help the small intestine break down fat. This little ...
Bariatric surgery support resources

Know Your Resources — Get the Bariatric Support Needed for a Lifetime of Healthy Decisions

Long-term weight loss success begins with bariatric surgery; but physicians and patients agree — it’s the support and resources available afterward that help you adjust to, and thrive in, your ...
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Meet Cellulaze, the Fat Blasting Cellulite Laser Treatment

Fact: Everyone has Cellulite It’s true. While you may think of cellulite as something that develops from mismanaging your weight, just another part of aging, or something that only happens ...
Important Things to Know About Melanoma Skin Cancer

What To Know About Melanoma Skin Cancer

It’s the peak of summer and that means one thing — more fun in the sun! We all know that daily exposure to UV rays can cause burns, wrinkles and even ...
Minimally-Invasive Bariatric Surgery Options

Cracking the da Vinci Code — What to Know about Robotic Surgery

At Olde Del Mar Surgical, we specialize in many minimally invasive general surgery procedures. Dr. Bhoyrul and Dr. Farinholt pride themselves on providing the best care available in southern California, ...
Weight Loss Exercises to do in the Pool

Fun and Easy Pool Exercises for Weight Loss

Looking for an alternative to traditional workout routines? Why not ditch the sneakers and don a bathing suit instead? Pool exercises are a great way to switch up your routine, ...