Lap-Band® Blog Posts

Curbing Mindless Eating
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Curbing Mindless Eating

Do you find yourself sitting on the couch, mindlessly staring at the television and reaching into a bag of chips or box of cookies? Mindless snacking and mindless eating can cause you to consume a …
Overcoming Weight Loss Fear
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Overcoming Weight-Loss Fear

Losing weight can be scary. The same reasons you may have gained weight may be the same reasons you are scared to lose weight. If you’ve ever tried to lose weight, you know that it isn’t particular…
Sticking to Health Goals During the Holidays
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Sticking to Health Goals During the Holidays

November is officially here! That means Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s are right around the corner! With the holidays nearly here—no matter which ones you celebrate—cravings and temptation…
The Importance of Hydration
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The Importance of Hydration

Staying hydrated is especially important during the summer months, when it’s excessively hot and much easier to become dehydrated. If you have just had the Lap-Band® Surgery, it is even more crucia…
Diabetes and Obesity
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Diabetes and Obesity

Diabetes has long been linked to obesity. Overweight and obese individuals increase their risk for developing type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes, which differs from type 1 (where the pancreas produce…
workout routine
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Refreshing Your Workout Routine

Do you feel like you’ve hit a rut with your workout routine? Has your weight loss plateaued? It might be time to switch up your workout routine, especially because many gyms are still closed due to…
Renewing Your Health
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Renewing Your Health

Most people agree that losing a substantial amount of weight is more like a marathon than a sprint. Though all surgical procedures will help you lose weight during the first year, keeping the weigh…
post-surgical care
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Post-Surgical Care Six Months After Lap‑Band®

If you’re looking into the Lap-Band® Surgery, it’s important to know what to expect. That means understanding how your lifestyle will need to drastically change, what happens during the surgery, ho…
Meditation and Its Role in Weight Loss
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Meditation and Its Role in Weight Loss

Om… Meditation has a lot more going on than just repeating “om” over and over again and taking deep breaths. The benefits of meditation positively impact numerous facets of one’s life; it doesn’t j…