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Blog Posts in 2017

7 Bariatric Surgery Options for Your Weight Loss Goals

Have you ever asked, “Which weight loss surgery is right for me”? Over the years, numerous weight loss surgery options have been developed to address the concerns of a diverse group of ...
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What Is Minimally Invasive Gastric Sleeve Surgery?

There are several different types of weight loss surgery one can consider when struggling with weight loss goals if one is an ideal candidate for such a procedure. You may already be familiar with or ...
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Understanding Metabolism and How It Affects Weight Gain and Weight Loss

Whether you are exploring weight loss surgery options or have packed on a few pounds because you are getting older, understanding how your body’s metabolism works and how it affects weight gain ...
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The Mirza Clinics & CoolShape Event

Please join us for a COOL night out! What: The Mirza Clinics & CoolShape Event Where: 5757 Westheimer Rd, Ste #100B Houston, TX 77057 When: November 30, 2017 at 5:30 PM Attendees will receive 30% ...
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Mindless Eating: Why You Eat More Than You Realize

Mindless eating is the process of consuming food in much larger quantities and amounts on a regular basis. Part of the problem with this type of eating is it affects numerous people, even those who ...
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Obesity and Why It's Considered a Disease

At 1st Choice Weight Loss, we welcomed the declaration of obesity as a disease in the 2013 Annual Meeting of the House of Delegates of the American Medical Association (AMA). 1 The organization ...
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Obesity and How It Affects Your Body

Obesity is a serious medical condition that can have wide-ranging effects on your body. If you or someone you know is struggling with weight or has been diagnosed as obese, it is important to get all ...
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Support Systems Are Key to Successful Weight Loss

Weight loss is a trying and difficult journey. Whether you’re looking to lose a little bit of weight or getting ready to undergo weight reduction surgery, you need a support system. Support ...
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Gastric Bypass Diet

What to Eat After Bariatric Surgery A New Way of Eating After bariatric surgery, you will no longer be able to eat like you once did. This can be one of the biggest psychological hurdles for some ...
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Weight Maintenance After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

You have invested in surgery to lose weight, and your recovery period is ending. With the help of your doctors, and a doable plan to make some changes, you can maintain your new weight goals. Areas to ...
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Different Medical Issues That Can Lead to Weight Gain

Most of the time, an increase in weight could be the result of consuming more calories than we actually burn. Our bodies need to do something with those extra calories, so they store away the excess ...
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After Gastric Bypass Surgery: Understanding Dumping Syndrome

You’ve made it through weight loss surgery. Your waist line is getting smaller. Your future looks bright. Only problem? You tend to get cramping and nausea after eating a large meal. ...
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Plastic Surgery After Weight Loss: What You Should Know

You opted for weight loss surgery in the hopes of improving your health and boosting your confidence. It worked. Your waist is smaller, your body is healthier, and your self-esteem is through the ...
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Keeping Yourself on Track After Bariatric Surgery

Scheduling weight loss surgery is easy enough. You make an appointment with 1st Choice Weight Loss in Houston, TX and meet with one of our world-class surgeons. You set a date, prepare for surgery, ...
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Mindful Eating

Mindful eating is a form of mindfulness that incorporated the practice of being fully present and aware, with the act of eating. It is a strategy for stopping the pattern of mindless eating and really ...
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How to Help a Family Member Through Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery

It’s never an easy decision to have bariatric weight loss surgery. Though the majority of patients say that having the surgery improved their health and made them feel better about themselves, ...
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Gastric Bypass vs. Gastric Banding: Which Weight Loss Surgery Is Right for You?

You thought it would be easy. The process would be simple: walk into your doctor’s office and schedule a weight loss surgery. Then you do a little research and discover that there are different ...
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Weight Loss Surgery Comes with Lifestyle Changes

Having weight loss surgery is only the first step in your journey to a healthy weight – adopting healthy lifestyle changes is the next step. Lifestyle changes after medical weight loss surgery ...
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Questions to Ask Your Doctor Before Weight Loss Surgery

Surgery for weight loss doesn't just help you lose weight but also makes you healthier. You may wonder if weight loss surgery is right for you or if you're an ideal candidate. If you're ...
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