Bariatric surgery transforms patients and provides hope for a long and healthy life. It’s important for patients to be educated regarding the effects of bariatric surgery. Here are some health and lifestyle tips to help prepare you for the transformation process. Many patients who undergo weight loss surgery are on medications. After surgery, prescription and […]
Bariatric Surgery is a life-changing experience. From the outward changes to the inward empowerment, you’ll notice improvements within yourself that you never imagined. One thing we tell our patients during an initial consultation is that bariatric weight loss surgery isn’t just a quick fix for losing weight. It’s a catapult toward a healthier lifestyle. As
Despite popular belief, it is crucial that you eat a healthy, balanced diet. Most people look to the latest diet fad instead of taking the time to invest in healthy foods and adjusting their lifestyle accordingly. However, if you can find the self-discipline to make these simple changes, you will find that dieting isn’t necessary.
Before weight loss surgery, Dr. Frenzel has a thorough consultation with patients to discuss the process, risks, and benefits. It’s important for patients to understand that bariatric weight loss surgery isn’t a quick fix to obesity—a quick fix simply doesn’t exist. But, weight loss surgery gives patients a jump start to a new, healthy lifestyle.
Before we dive into what you can expect after surgery, I want to make it clear that Dr. Frenzel will go over with you what you can expect throughout your entire weight loss journey. If you are new to Dr. Frenzel, or a simply browsing to gather more information before you choose a bariatric weight
You’ve successfully undergone bariatric weight loss surgery! The courage and commitment to take that huge step in your overall health and wellness deserves to be recognized. What you’ve done for yourself has the ability to transform your future and give you a fresh start at not only physical health, but mental and emotional health improvements.
After weight loss surgery, patients begin losing weight at a very rapid pace. Whether you choose gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, lap band, or Realize band, your body has new demands. Here are some of the lifestyle changes that will help you achieve maximum success after weight loss surgery. The most difficult change that patients report
Dr. Frenzel is a dual fellowship trained surgeon in bariatric weight loss surgery and cosmetic plastic surgery. With extensive experience performing the gastric sleeve procedure, Dr. Frenzel works with customers to determine the best surgery for bariatric patients. The gastric sleeve surgery is relatively new and increasing in popularity. Patients who have undergone gastric sleeve
Weight loss surgery is not a flippant decision. It requires a financial commitment, a lifestyle change, a dietary commitment, and mental changes. During the beginning phases of consultations and pre-surgery appointments, you learn about the necessary steps you’ll have to take post-surgery. Many prospective patients are terrified of the required diet post-surgery. The biggest concern
Many Americans struggle with obesity. And it’s no surprise with the amount of preservatives, chemicals, and other additives in today’s foods. For some, the major battle is eating right. For others, it’s exercising regularly. And still, for others, it’s both. When you don’t eat right and exercise, your body suffers, which means, you suffer. After
It’s a New Year, which means one thing—New Year resolutions. If you are like most of Americans, your resolution revolves around a healthy lifestyle. But with the holidays ending and the plethora of unhealthy choices surrounding your every move, how can you establish and maintain a healthy lifestyle? To help you get started on a
For many weight loss surgery candidates, one of the biggest fears is how to eat properly after surgery. The new restrictions on the stomach limit food intake and leave patients feeling satisfied on only a few ounces of food. Recovering from bariatric surgery means that eating habits must change. And that can be a daunting
As the gold standard for weight loss surgery, gastric bypass offers obese patients with life changing physical, mental, and emotional benefits. Patients who have undergone gastric bypass report back to Dr. Frenzel that not only do they look better, but they feel better from a general health standpoint. Dr. Frenzel is a dual fellowship trained
Heartburn affects people in different degrees of pain. If you have chronic heartburn, you know just how painful it can be—keeping you up at night, burning your esophagus, etc. Acid reflux, if not treated, can create serious problems to your digestive system. Dr. Frenzel, dual fellowship trained in bariatric weight loss surgery and cosmetic plastic
After weight loss surgery, bariatric patients are required to make a change in lifestyle. From eating differently to exercising, Dr. Frenzel and his team at Advanced Bariatric Surgery offer patients the opportunity to change their life and live healthier than ever. Exercise for bariatric weight loss surgery patients can make a difference in the recovery
With dual fellowship training in bariatric surgery and cosmetic plastic surgery, Dr. Frenzel offers a unique ability to provide patients with a complete transformation, beginning with weight loss surgery. As technology advances, more bariatric procedures become a health and viable means of losing weight quickly. If you need to lose 50 pounds or more, the
Obesity affects a significant percentage of Americans. With poor eating habits and an inactive lifestyle, it does not take long for the body to become bombarded with toxins, chemicals, and other detriments. As obesity begins to set it, other health problems begin to arise. One such issue is acid reflux. Gastroesophageal reflux disease can be
After bariatric surgery, patients experience rapid weight loss. While losing weight gives patients more energy and confidence, it is important to consider how weight loss will affect the body. During the initial consultation with Dr. Frenzel before weight loss surgery, you will learn all about the different types of bariatric surgery and the post-bariatric cosmetic
Gastric bypass is a popular weight loss surgery for patients who need to lose more than 50 pounds. One patient at Advanced Bariatric Surgery found that undergoing bariatric surgery saved her from years of heartache. Before having the gastric bypass surgery, Stacie wore a size 22 pants. She struggled with confidence, energy, and the will
Staying healthy can be a difficult habit to maintain if you have struggled with weight fluctuations in the past. After bariatric surgery, certain eating habits are necessary to create in order to achieve maximum weight loss results. As you enter the holiday season, don’t find yourself surrounded by temptations. Make healthy choices and be open