Bariatric / Weight Loss Surgery Community
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to bariatric surgery for weight loss (including gastric bypass surgery, lap band surgery, etc) complications, finding a surgeon, whether it is right for you, nutrition, recovery, risk, and pre- and post-op issues.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Sort by:
Last Post
Date Started
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
courtoniOct 17, 2011
1
By Wombat101 Blank
I am not saying that it doesn't help people lose weight, but for me it has been four years of vomiting, embarrassment...
Avatar_f_tn
ChipsbSep 10, 2011
Niecy51Jul 21, 2011
Ravie411Jun 14, 2011
VickimaeApr 27, 2011
KILNGIRLJan 17, 2011
7
By hoffry Blank
I have been leaning toward the lap band surgery. How much weight have you lost. I have been reading online about wh...
Avatar_f_tn
Wombat101Aug 29, 2011
1
By august_sunshine Blank
just wondering about acid relux and shortness of breath if anyone else has experenced this?
Avatar_f_tn
Wombat101Aug 29, 2011
1
By barbiann Blank
I had a fill 11 days ago -I was o.k. for awhile but the last few days I have been burping and throwing up. I have to ...
1140934_tn?1285133385
amelliaMay 02, 2011
sanatogenOct 19, 2010
gilboandcoMar 21, 2010
johnnymuttMar 06, 2010
2
By chasingthehigh2 Blank
HI everyone! just wanted to say I have read a few posts on here and just wanted to say that gastric Lap-band is a com...
1709510_tn?1370657927
Raju Thapar, MBBS Jun 20, 2011
1
By Ravie411 Blank
I am a 20 year old woman who has been fighting Hypothyroidism and Syndrome-X since age 14. Losing weight has been th...
Avatar_f_tn
dolores555May 26, 2011
shawn600Jul 04, 2010
jp1220Feb 05, 2010
Teddybear09Apr 25, 2009
4
By bg2614 Blank
I live in the central florida area and have gone to several doctors who recommend the surgery but also want $17000. ...
1346046_tn?1297159680
Barb135Mar 26, 2011
1
By maggs809 Blank
I had gastric bypass surgery 8 weeks ago and still have problems eating solid. What I really need is a meal plan. D...
Avatar_n_tn
ggirl47Mar 25, 2011
skuzieFeb 09, 2011
WtdymnJan 16, 2011
skuzieJan 09, 2011
tasha_b_bDec 12, 2010
5
By mered Blank
I am definitley having my lap band removed in 10 days. My dr. said it could stay in and never bother me after I had ...
Avatar_f_tn
mag65Mar 02, 2011
mag65Mar 02, 2011
GRAMMYLUVDBY4Jan 23, 2011
Barb135Jan 21, 2011
4
By mag65 Blank
I would like to talk to people that have had gastric sleeve operations , I am going to have surgery in about 6 months...
Avatar_n_tn
SassyLassieFeb 24, 2011
1
By jules1960 Blank
i had a gastric bypass on the 14th jan this year is it normal to keep feeling sick, a nasty taste in my moth all the ...
637613_tn?1281043164
cpowellsparksFeb 11, 2011
sobermommyJan 25, 2010
janddJan 12, 2010
sobermommyNov 23, 2009
janddNov 19, 2009
5
By sobermommy Blank
Hi...I just had the lap-band surgery on Aug 19th...so I am 6 days out. Each day has gotten slightly better than the o...
1292058_tn?1294658970
therese101Feb 09, 2011
skuzieFeb 09, 2011
therese101Jan 22, 2011
3
By Wtdymn Blank
I have had a Lapband since 09/09 it has been the worst experience of my life. I'd like to know what the procedure wa...
953319_tn?1247440268
skuzieFeb 09, 2011
jboneJul 01, 2009
zcsontJul 01, 2009
3
By jbone Blank
Hi all :) Im from Melbourne Australia, i was banded on June 25th this year. I am using the Medhelp tracker to doc...
Avatar_n_tn
skuzieFeb 09, 2011
meredJun 16, 2010
jefelexJun 16, 2010
3
By mered Blank
What are the complications for having lap band removed? How long is this surgery? I have had the lap band for 2 yea...
1541136_tn?1293039237
spankensteinJan 31, 2011
jtaylor102481Jan 28, 2011
WtdymnJan 16, 2011
Pooyan01Dec 26, 2010
4
By courtney148 Blank
I AM A 21 YEAR OLD FEMALE FROM ORLANDO FL.I HAVE STRUGGLED WITH MY WEIGHT ALL MY LIFE AND I NEED HELP.I JUST WANT TO...
463897_tn?1342704822
By MH Community Mgr Blank
Get Fit in 2011! FREE My Diet Diary - Calorie Counter iPhone app My Diet Diary calorie counter is the ideal ...
Avatar_n_tn
skuzieJan 16, 2011
1
By pmt68 Blank
Anyone know or or have vagal stimulation/reaction causing bradycardia after lap band fill?
Avatar_f_tn
therese101Jan 05, 2011
1
By Muffin123 Blank
I have had terrible acid reflux since my surgery in June of 2010 (never had this problem before). My surgeon put me ...
Avatar_m_tn
By Steve_MHCommunity Blank
Please join James Beckerman, MD, cardiologist and author of "The Flex Diet", for a FREE live one-hour chat on Wedne...
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Bariatric / Weight Loss Surgery Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Control Emotional Eating with this ...
Sep 04 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating Control: How to St...
Aug 28 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Cannabis Article from NORTH Mag...
Jul 20 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank