Lap-Band® Blog Posts

The Important Role Sleep Plays in Weight Loss
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The Important Role Sleep Plays in Weight Loss

If you’ve ever followed any specific weight loss plans, it’s most likely you probably never thought to incorporate sleep into the plan. Most likely, you probably thought about getting up earlier an…
Smoking and Bariatric Surgery
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Smoking and Bariatric Surgery

If you’re a smoker and you’re considering bariatric surgery, there are a few things you should know first. Most smokers already know a slew of reasons why they should quit smoking. However, if you …
Signs It’s Time for LAP-BAND Surgery
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Signs It’s Time for Lap‑Band® Surgery

Do you want to learn to love going for bike rides again, or taking a stroll after dinner? Do you want to have the energy to play with your kids in the yard all afternoon, or finally take that yoga …
Preparing for LAP-BAND Surgery
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Preparing for Lap‑Band® Surgery

Getting ready to have your Lap-Band® Procedure done? Your specialist has talked to you about what to expect, and the changes you’ll need to implement, but it’s always great to have a refresher. Bef…
Obesity and Cancer
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Obesity and Cancer

Did you know that, according to the American Institute for Cancer Research, after not smoking, maintaining a healthy weight is the best thing you can do to lower your risk of getting cancer? Being …
Dispelling the Top LAP-BAND® System Myths
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Dispelling the Top Lap‑Band® System Myths

By now, you’ve probably completed some research on several bariatric weight-loss procedures. Of course, you’ve probably run across a few myths about Lap-Band®. It’s time to set the record straight …
Dispelling Myths: No One Wants the LAP-BAND
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Dispelling Myths: No One Wants the Lap‑Band®

There are many misconceptions about the Lap-Band® System. One myth is that no one is undergoing the Lap-Band Procedure any longer. Statistics and success stories show that this simply isn’t true. T…
The Importance of Eating and Chewing Slowly
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The Importance of Eating and Chewing Slowly

Have you ever been told that you should chew your food a specific number of times before swallowing, and you should set your utensil down after every bite as you chew carefully? Well, it turns out …
Dispelling LAP-BAND Myths: Bands Don’t Work
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Dispelling Lap‑Band® Myths: Bands Don’t Work

There are a number of myths out in the world that make claims about the Lap-Band® Procedure. One of those misconceptions is that the Lap-Band System does not work. In fact, though every patient exp…