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Weight Loss Motivation for the New Year

Published: December 21, 2022
Read Time: 5 Minutes
Category: Patients

For many, the new year serves as an annual reminder to refocus their goals, which is why so many people make New Year’s resolutions. According to a 2021 poll, the most common new year’s resolutions are doing more exercise and losing weight. But vowing to get in better physical shape is only the first step, and due to several factors, losing weight can be more difficult for some than others.

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Is Bariatric Surgery Safe – Understand the Risks, Complications & Side Effects

Published: December 8, 2022
Last Updated: December 12th, 2022
Read Time: 7 Minutes
Category: Patients

Bariatric surgery is a set of procedures undergone by thousands of people annually. We will go over the specifics of what bariatric surgery is, different types of bariatric surgery, recovery time from bariatric surgery, the cost of bariatric surgery, and potential alternatives in order to avoid the significant risk of complications from the procedure. Follow along for all the information you’ve ever needed to know about bariatric surgery and the risks it carries.

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What is Fat Freezing and Does Fat Freezing Work?

Published: September 6, 2022
Read Time: 6 Minutes
Category: Patients

Fat freezing is a medical procedure in which fat cells in your body are exposed to freezing temperatures in order to kill them and reduce overall body fat, called cryolipolysis. This is done with the use of a cryolipolysis device, which freezes the fat cells in a specific part of your body but leaves the skin cells intact.

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Can You Actually Lose Weight While You Sleep?

Published: August 23, 2022
Read Time: 6 Minutes
Category: Patients

Lack of sleep increases your stress levels. That’s because sufficient sleep induces cortisol, which is an enzyme that helps regulate stress. During times of stress, the body reacts by trying to store reserve energy in the form of fat.