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Do Hypno Gastric Bands Really Work
Depends: If by nhs you mean usa national health service (not a native american reservation) providers, probably not true, but also not available. These are services are primarily in low income, rural, and underserved areas and consist almost exclusively of primary care doctors, not specialized bariatric surgeons. To my knowledge, it is not an insurance plan, but a way to get care to outlying areas. ...Read more
What is more effective, better to the skin and works well .. Having a liposuction before or after a gastric sleeve ?
I need help. I tried every diet but didn't work, now i want to choose between gastric band and liposuction. Which one is better and why (pro and cons)?
Depending on the : amount of weight you want to lose will influence your choice. Liposuction is really designed for patients close to their ideal weight, but can't get off the fatty tissue after diet and exercise. If you have lipo and gain weight the fatty tissue will enlarge in other areas. gastric bypass is for patients with obesity that don't respond to diet and exercise. Hope that helps ...Read more
I want to lose weight , is gastric band right choice for me , I have try weight watcher it work for a while and then I couldn't afford it and I gain 3?
Only you can say: I used to practice Bariatric surgery and this was one if the hardest topics to educate patients on. First the question to ask is whether or not you need weight loss surgery. A BMI over 40 or over 35 with medical problems such as diabetes, HTN, or sleep apnea to name a few. The specific choice of operation cannot be done justice in this format. The Lap Band operation is the least effective option. ...Read more
Bad gastric reflux. Wake up coughing and coughing and gagging. At work I cough and gag, what to do?
Fair: Chemo therapy with RT used shrink large tumors pre op. 3 cycles of chemotherapy are given before surgery and again post surgery.. Commonly used drug combinations are ECF and ECX. ECF contains epirubicin, cisplatin and fluorouracil. ECX contains epirubicin, cisplatin and capecitabine (Xeloda). Side effects include drop in WBC, diarrhea and hair loss. Stage Ia survival is 70%. Stage IV is 5 ...Read more
Gastric bypass fail: In order for a gastric bypass to work, the patient must do their part which is to eat healthy food, eat the right portions, and exercise. The operation helps with eating the right portions, but it doesn't dictate what you eat. You can eat junk food, not exercise, and defeat a gastric bypass. Also, overeating can stretch the pouch and make it easier to eat more food. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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