Undergoing any weight loss surgery can be a very stressful process if you do not have answers to your questions. Below are a list of common questions asked about gastric sleeve surgery. We hope we can help you in your journey.
What is gastric sleeve surgery?
- Gastric sleeve surgery is a procedure which involves removing half of a person’s stomach. This is done in order to make it easier for the person to become full so they do not overeat. The Ghrelin is the part which is removed and it is essentially the “hunger hormone” which is responsible for making one hungry. After someone has this procedure done, they will no longer get hungry after eating a reasonable amount of food for each meal.
What maintenance is required to ensure long term reliability of my gastric sleeve?
- One of th...