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Gastric Sleeve Blog

What happens to the hunger hormone (Ghrelin) after Gastric Sleeve Surgery?

Por: Dr. Rosales December 10, 2015

Ghrelin is an aminoacid produced in the stomach, especially in the portion known as gastric fundus, found in the upper part of the organ. It is also produced by the first portion of the small intestine (duodenum). This aminoacid is a hormone known as orexigenic (stimulates appetite).

 

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Weight Loss Surgery is not Esthetic or Cosmetic Surgery

Por: Dr. Rosales September 25, 2015
This is a fundamental topic and highly recurrent for those dedicated to bariatric surgery like Obesity Free, because although this is far from a procedure with purely aesthetic goals, unfortunately,in many people exists the misconception that anyone looking to have a gastric sleeve surgery or...
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Gastric sleeve procedure: How it works, Pros and Cons

Por: Dr. Rosales July 7, 2015

In this informative article we will discuss the main features of the gastric sleeve procedure, letting you know the advantages and disadvantages of it so you can make an informed decision about whether this procedure is for you or not.

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Gastric Bypass Surgery: How it works, Pros and Cons

Por: Dr. Rosales May 20, 2015

We invite you to read this informative article about the main features of gastric bypass surgery. We will be as objective as possible by letting you know the advantages and disadvantages of this bariatric procedure to our perspective.

 

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Treatment Options for Morbid Obesity

Por: Dr. Rosales April 14, 2015

When a person suffers from morbid obesity and this condition begins to affect their quality of life and health, it is very recommended to consider several options to find a permanent solution to this problem to preserve health and avoid all the diseases that come along with obesity. 

 

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Pain after Gastric Sleeve

Por: Dr. Rosales March 6, 2015
One of the most frequent questions from patients who are considering gastric sleeve surgery or have already decided on having it done is on whether they will feel a lot pain after the procedure and how long will it last.
 
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The true Causes of Obesity and society's ignorance

Por: Dr. Rosales January 9, 2015

In this article we’ll give our point view on the main causes of obesity based on evidence obtained by researchers who have worked and continue to work hard to clarify the truth about this very controversial topic in our society.

 

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