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Top 9 Search Results for "Vertical banded gastroplasty (VBG)"

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Lapband Bypass Revision

Lapband Bypass Revision

Have you had lapband to bypass revision? In one surgery or done in two surgeries? I. Worried about complications if done in one surgery.

A MyObesityTeam Member said:

Thank you for sharing.

posted about 2 months ago

Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band

Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band

Mine really isnt a question as much qs a statement. The Band does NOT reduce the size of your stomach!! It reduces the size of the opening to your stomach. Making smaller bites feel like much larger bites... your 'pouch' abive the band is not to be 'filled' as a stomach would; it is to slow your eating down.... banded since 2013.

A MyObesityTeam Member said:

I never new that. It explains why the weight loss is slower than th he bypass

posted about 3 years ago

Multiple Medical N Weight Loss (outside The Us)

Multiple Medical N Weight Loss (outside The Us)

Well been here for a while reading and posting on occasion. But never really read anyone who is similar to our living issues.

We are on disability which as many know means u live (survive) under the poverty line (under since u dont even make the base poverty line income). We live in a monthly basis of being food deprived so eating one meal a day is very much the norm. It isnt health but it becomes the only option. We depend on local food pantries for supply of fresh veg once a month and… read more

A MyObesityTeam Member said:

local soup kitchen for us is over an hour away on transit - and if we had funds for transit we'd not have to worry about the food aspect since the cost to get there and back would actually mean a… read more

posted almost 4 years ago

Severe Sweating After Every Meal

Severe Sweating After Every Meal

I'm 3+ years post op (VSG) sleeve surgery. I severely sweat with EVERY meal no matter what it is... Sometimes up to 30 minutes afterwards. It doesn't matter what I'm eating, even if it's just a protein shake. Does anyone else have this problem? It's not dumping with EVERY MEAL...no matter what I'm eating.

A MyObesityTeam Member said:

Bathroom a lot

posted over 3 years ago

Need To Lose Weight

Need To Lose Weight

I am 6.1ft and weigh 401lbs

My daily diet consists of:
10 glasses of water
Morning - Oats / Muesli & Yogurt
Lunch - Chicken Breast / Fish with Steamed Veg
Dinner - 3 Cracker bread / Rice Cakes with Plain Cottage cheese and cucumber

I train 5 days per week. Each session would be:
10min Treadmill Walk (1/2 mile)
10min Row
10min upright cycle (3.5 miles)
10min body shaker

In Total if I add up what the machines tell me I burn +- 400 Calories per session.

I lost 9 lbs in 2 weeks but in week 3 it… read more

A MyObesityTeam Member said:

Muscle weighs more than fat, so you could see weight plateau or gain due to that as you build muscle.

Other factors like genetics, health issues like Diabetes etc can also play a role in weight loss… read more

posted about 5 years ago

Which Diet To Go For?

Which Diet To Go For?

So have heard a lot about blood group diets and the miracle cabbage soup diet. I just want to know...
1. How safe are they?
2. Do they really work?
3. Would you advice me to go on any of them?

A MyObesityTeam Member said:

Whats worked for me more then any diet or plan is portion control and eating good nutritious food and moving doing anything like walking or whatever you like to do has exercise.

posted over 5 years ago

Does Anyone Get Angry Over Weight?

Does Anyone Get Angry Over Weight?

I have more desire to lose weight than I can express. Yet, some of my disability keeps me from doing things that can help me shed that weight. I want to go on a supplement, but all of them require exercise.. I can't exercise because of my Dystonia. I get so angry because I KNOW all the right things to do, but I can't do them! How do you deal with the war going on in your head over weight issues?

A MyObesityTeam Member said:

From everything I have read, most studies haven't really went into other conditions. They tend to stick with Dystonia as the primary issue or a secondary issue caused by Parkinson's, MS, etc.

When I… read more

posted over 3 years ago

I Am New Here And I Need And Want To Lose Weight. Can Anyone Give Me Some Easy Meal Ideas That Wont Break The Bank And Some Good Exercises

I Am New Here And I Need And Want To Lose Weight. Can Anyone Give Me Some Easy Meal Ideas That Wont Break The Bank And Some Good Exercises

A MyObesityTeam Member said:

First work out what food you enjoy then plan round that as for me I make sure I have 3 meals a day for breakfast I have either weetabix,fruit or porridge
For lunch I either have a salad or crisp… read more

posted over 5 years ago

Weight Loss Surgery

Weight Loss Surgery

Has anyone had the lap band? I'm going to a seminar for it next month. Still on the fence but willing to look into it.

A MyObesityTeam Member said:

Yes I had the lap band in 2013 it failed so I had to get revision to gastric bypass surgery

posted over 2 years ago