Gastric Bypass

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Gastric bypass alters your digestive tract by attaching a small stomach pouch to your small intestine. By bypassing part of the intestine, you limit the amount of calories your body absorbs — an extra step not taken with sleeve gastrectomy and the lap bandLEARN MORE ›

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About a year ago I was experiencing pain between my ribs. It was severe and at the time thought maybe gallbladder or something like that. I went to the hospital and my life has changed dramatically since that day. My blood pressure was 281/170, I was immediately drugged with dilaudid and a nitro... READ MORE

I am doing this to get rid of my diabetes and high blood pressure. All other benefits will be extra blessings. I am in the process of testing and getting clearance. It is going to be out of pocket as my insurance does not cover it. On May 5th I will have my cardiac clearance tests. I am... READ MORE

Always being heavy, it started to kill me within the last 3 year's. I thank God for opening the doors for me to be healed in this way. You still have to work hard and stay true to yourself. If you don't actually the surgery will bring you ask me how I know? I feel so good and alive... READ MORE

Since I develope as a young lady I started gaining weigth, over the years I execersiced, dieted and never lost more than ten pound, wich I gain again right away after disapointing results. After to problematic pregnancies I decided to take charge of my weigth for the sake of my baby boy and the... READ MORE

Im 37 years old, two kids. I was 227 pounds. I had the Surgery one week ago, very good recovery so far, the wounds are almost healed. I have lost 13 pounds already. Good doctor fallow up. The doctor was very supporting troughout the entire proces, very open to answer all My questions. The... READ MORE

Dr. Richard is Amazing!!!! It was so worth going to him and getting the gastric bypass. From the first moment of stepping into his office, his staff was sweet, informative, and caring. They gave me all the tools I needed in order to succeed. He doesn't sugarcoat anything, very honest with the... READ MORE

The operation is not painful. The feeding process is slow, do not feel hungry. Recommendation is to eat only what is inthe diet and taking vitamins and calcium recommended. Protein is the most important for the replacement of some foodbase.  I feel very... READ MORE

The best thing I could have ever done. I had been struggling with weight since I was little and got worse after puberty hit. I was depressed and very isolated because of my weight. I didn't feel pretty and I was always tired. But after the surgery everything changed. I'm still struggling with my... READ MORE

I am 3 weeks pre op, just started my liquid diet yesterday. It is a little scary thinking it will be six weeks on a liquid diet. I have been preparing myself mentally for three months, but still my brain keeps wanting food. I am hoping to lose 25 lbs in the next three weeks before my... READ MORE

It's a life changing experience! Best choice I've ever made. It's for my health and everything else that came with it after. If you are sitting on the fence deciding if this is right for you or not, you will definitely let yourself know when YOU are ready for the change of a life time! Life... READ MORE

I had a breast reduction in November 2012 and tummy tuck in March 2013. I've tried every diet possible to lose weight, but find myself heavier than before the above 2 surgeries that cut and sucked probably 20+ lbs. off me. My weight is approx. 240, BMI 39, I'm 5'5" and will be 60 years old... READ MORE

Ready to eat to live not live to eat .. At 205 lbs I decided . Doctor Garcia is and has been amazing from Day 1 . Constant what's app & telephone communication .over 2 Mths , I came had tests , pshcological evaluation, dietician,Prayers by the surgical team (amazing) Surgery was quick and... READ MORE

Dr.Peraglie and Flo were wonderful he is caring . So grateful to have found him .My life is so much healthier!!Recovery was 1 week and was back at work!! 8 weeks and 36 pounds lighter so far!!I have had no complications. Blood pressure is back to normal dont even think about eating bad foods!!... READ MORE

I grew from a fit teenager to a fat 22 year old and became a processed food junkie and couch potato. I later developed diabetes, celiac disease, depression, acid reflux, asthma, and hypertension. I was in my 30s, morbidly obese and on ~10 prescription medications. Since 2003 I've maintained... READ MORE

I has the biggest I had ever been I smoke a pack of cigarettes a day, I was short of breath after taking a shower and trying to dry myself off. I hit an all time low and decided I was way to unhealthy to enter my 30s. I decided to have gastric by pass at TLC surgery center in Houston. I was... READ MORE

Although I had a minor complication I would still do the surgery again. I have always had weight issues my entire life and this was the only solution that has allowed me to maintain my weight for a long period of time. Otherwise I was gaining weight every year exponentially. I lost about 76... READ MORE

Excellent doctor and the best decisions my health for my self-esteem and for my daughter the best clinical care and the part of a very good doctor super fast painless and recover process is super fast and the results imcreibles I recommend the clinice doctor and I can guarantee results as you... READ MORE

I have been overweight all of my adult life. Had surgery in Portsmouth, NH, Dr. Kevin Looser. The program was very thorough and I felt like I knew what I was getting into. Dr. Looser was wonderful. Answered all my questions and the care was excellent. I would do it all again in a heartbeat... READ MORE

I am a 62 yr old male and had my surgery when I was 57. My maximum weight was 295. I am 5'11". So my BMI was around 40. I had sleep apnea, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, gout and was borderline diabetic. Also suffered from chronic back pain and excess alcohol consumption. I had... READ MORE

Growing up I was tall & skinny and I hated it, it wasn't until adulthood after dealing with life's twist & turn, ups & downs, is when I started packing on the pounds. So after having 7 kids, two sets of twins, I reached my high of 373 lbs. After trying every diet out, I then decided to go the... READ MORE

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