Lap-Band® Blog Posts

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…
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Cooking Tips Post Lap-Band® Surgery

The Lap-Band® is a tool designed for those who are ready to make a serious commitment to weight loss. To see best results, patients should begin incorporating a healthy dose of exercise into their …
Eating During the Holidays with your LAP-BAND
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Eating During the Holidays with your Lap-Band®

The holidays can be an incredibly difficult time for individuals trying to follow a healthy lifestyle. Temptations are in every direction—cookies, special holiday drinks like peppermint mochas and …
New Year’s Goals
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Setting Attainable New Year’s Goals

Many individuals make New Year’s resolutions to lose weight. While there’s nothing wrong with that, many people make unrealistic, drastic weight-loss goals. These unrealistic weight-loss resolution…
Alcohol Consumption after LAP-BAND Surgery
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Alcohol Consumption after Lap-Band® Surgery

Many patients wonder if they can still consume alcohol after the Lap-Band® Procedure. Can you make alcohol a healthy part of your post-Lap-Band Procedure life? Let’s discuss! To succeed with the La…
Overcoming the Emotional Stress of Your Weight Loss Journey
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Overcoming the Emotional Stress of Your Weight-Loss Journey

The weight-loss journey can be an incredibly emotional one. Not only are there emotional setbacks that prevent you from starting the journey, but doubts may creep in during the journey too. Finding…
Overcoming the Emotional Stress of Your Weight Loss Journey
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Next Level Food Journaling

Do you food journal? Are you hoping to get into the habit? Studies suggest that food journaling can double weight loss, but it’s much more than simply writing down your food intake. You should incl…
How to Eat Mindfully
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How to Eat Mindfully

What is the last thing you ate? What have you eaten in the last 12 hours? Now, can you recall the sensation you felt eating the food? Chances are, if you’re able to recall everything you ate in the…
High Erosion Rates
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Dispelling Lap-Band® Myths: High Erosion Rates

If you’ve done any research into the Lap-Band® System, it’s likely that you’ve run across a few myths. It’s understandable to have questions before you take such a leap into your weight-loss journe…