Wellness

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Proton-Pump Inhibitors

Proton-Pump Inhibitors

The laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (or sleeve) is considered to be a high pressured system. What that means: functionally, the stomach remains intact with preservation of the gastroesophageal sphincter at the top of the stomach and the pyloric sphincter at the...

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The Trouble with Sitting

The Trouble with Sitting

The Trouble with Sitting Do you sit in an office chair or on your couch for more than six hours a day? Then here are some disturbing facts: Your risk of heart disease has increased by up to 64 percent. You're shaving off seven years of quality life. You're also...

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Mindful Eating Tips

Mindful Eating Tips

What is mindful eating? Thoughtfully considering the food you have selected to eat and making a conscious decision if it is right for your weight loss goal. In this blog, we will explain why people overeat and provide you with mindful eating tips to help you...

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The Truth About Gluten

The Truth About Gluten

I only eat gluten-free foods, Oh, I can't eat that. It has gluten, Gluten is so bad for you. These are some of the comments I have heard repeatedly from patients and friends in the last couple of years. Gluten free pizzas, breads, pastas, soups, baked goods and...

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Tax Savings

Tax Savings

With the New Year, always come new, healthier goals. This year, we want to help make the residents of Dallas, Fort Worth and the rest of north Texas achieve their goals. Not only is it the New Year, but it is that fun thing we call tax season again. Most people do...

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2015 – The Year of Opportunity

2015 – The Year of Opportunity

Working on that New Year's Resolution list?  Forbes.com states that only 8 percent of people actually keep their resolutions.  Throw away the resolution list and instead look to 2015 as the year for opportunity. The definition of an opportunity is a favorable...

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Bariatric Surgery & Constipation

Bariatric Surgery & Constipation

Most people experience no serious problems after weight loss surgery, however one common complaint after weight loss surgery is constipation.  Constipation is usually defined as the inability to pass feces or having difficulty passing feces, because it is dry or...

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Carbs and Understanding Them

Carbs and Understanding Them

Carbs (carbohydrates) are somewhat confusing, no? High protein diets seem to be the big trend regardless if you are doing weight watchers, Atkins, or Ideal Protein. To be successful with weight loss surgery long term, whether you've had lap band, gastric bypass, or...