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Jan
19th
How to Choose a Weight Loss Surgeon

NWWLS Admin


Bariatric surgery in the U.S. is growing in popularity. As a patient, you may be able to choose between several weight loss surgeons, facilities and procedures. Options are a good thing, but they make your search for a provider more complicated.
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Jan
12th
Weight Loss Surgery Effective Against Diabetes

NWWLS Admin


Diabetes is one of a host of diseases that can influence the decision to have weight loss surgery. For some patients, bariatric surgery results in an immediate resolution of the disease.
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Jan
5th
What Is HIIT?

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HIIT alternates periods of rest with short, intense exercise bouts. It includes strength and cardiovascular activities and offers benefits for those looking to get fit in less time. Is it the right plan for people who have had weight loss surgery?
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Dec
29th
How to Give Up Sugar

NWWLS Admin


An excess of dietary sugar and calories causes serious health problems. Whether itís diabetes, tooth decay, heart disease, or obesity, sugar contributes to serious negative side effects in the body.
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Dec
28th
Will the Food Label Redesign Help You Eat Healthier?

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New food labels feature clearer information regarding sugar, calories and serving sizes.
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Dec
27th
Studies Reveal Weight Loss Surgery Improves Men's Sex Lives

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Men who are obese have a high risk for problems such as erectile deficiency and shortness of breath during intercourse. But, after weight loss surgery, there can be a dramatic shift in energy and an increase in testosterone.
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Dec
22nd
Is Gastric Sleeve Surgery Right for You?

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Sleeve gastrectomy is a form of weight loss surgery. Gastric sleeve surgery helps severely obese people lose about 60 percent of excess body weight within a year of surgery.
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Dec
20th
How Much Protein Should I Eat After Weight Loss Surgery?

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Protein is key to maintaining health after weight loss surgery. The protein recommendations for the bariatric diet range from 55-80 grams per day. Most of this protein should come from lean, whole foods.
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Dec
18th
How to Start Exercising After Weight Loss Surgery

NWWLS Admin


Starting an exercise program after weight loss surgery doesnít have to be complicated. We give you ideas for starting out.
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Dec
16th
How to Talk to Your Children About Weight Loss Surgery

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How can you help a child make sense of complex health and medical issues? If youíve decided to have weight loss surgery, your kids should be among the first people you tell of your decision.
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Dec
15th
5 Tips For Dressing for a Winter Workout

NWWLS Admin


After weight loss surgery, daily exercise is a key part of your weight loss plan. Studies suggest exercising in temperatures below 64 degrees increases the number of calories expended. Here are some tips for how to dress for cold weather.
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Dec
14th
Can You Be Physically Fit and Obese?

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Is it possible to be physically fit while overweight? A recent study found that as obesity increased, the healthy effects of exercise decreased. The research contradicts an earlier study.
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Dec
12th
Is Walking Enough Exercise for Weight Loss?

NWWLS Admin


Walking may be the ideal form of exercise for those who are obese. Itís a gentle workout that strengthens muscles, improves cardiovascular health and lifts spirits. But is walking, or other moderate forms of exercise, enough to lose weight?
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Dec
9th
7 Ways a Food Journal Helps After Weight Loss Surgery

NWWLS Admin


Keeping a food diary can help you both before and after weight loss surgery. Keeping a food diary means logging everything you eat and drink, but diaries are more than just food trackers. A journal is also a place to explore emotions, setbacks and success...
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Dec
7th
What Is Lap-Band-to-Sleeve Revision Surgery?

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When a lap band surgery is ineffective, a second procedure, such as a sleeve gastrectomy can remedy the situation. Contact Northwest Weight Loss Surgery for help with a revisional bariatric surgery.
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Sep
22nd
Study Links 13 Types of Cancer to Obesity

NWWLS Admin


A new Study Links 13 Types of Cancer to Obesity, but losing weight may lower the risk of contracting an illness.
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Aug
12th
How to Teach Kids Healthy Cooking Habits

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Eating prepared foods, whether from a restaurant or a store, has led many to eat large amounts of sugar, salt and fat. Cooking at home gives you control of ingredients and can contribute to lifelong healthy eating habits.
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Aug
10th
How Does Weight Loss Surgery Improve Health?

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The single greatest health benefit of surgery is permanent weight loss. An estimated 90 percent of bariatric patients are successful losing and keeping off at least 50 percent of excess weight. That isnít a perfect result, but it is a significant improvem...
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Aug
8th
Does Weight Loss Surgery Cure Sleep Apnea?

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Believe it or not, you may be able to lead a life free of sleep apnea by taking advantage of the latest weight loss surgery techniques. Medical researchers all over the world have seen amazing results after bariatric surgery, not just with weight loss but...
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Jul
22nd
How Losing Weight Reduces Joint Pain

NWWLS Admin


Maintaining a healthy weight can decrease the pain of arthritis. If you're overweight and suffering from joint pain, losing weight may relieve your symptoms.
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Mar
9th
Understanding Lap Band Complications

NWWLS Admin


Having lap band weight loss surgery is a step toward a healthier way of life. It has helped countless people lose and keep weight off. For some, lap band surgery is the best choice for weight loss. But what if the procedure doesnít work out? Patients who ...
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Mar
2nd
How Much Weight Will I Lose With Gastric Sleeve Surgery?

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Each type of weight loss surgery helps patients shed pounds. Sleeve gastrectomy is associated with a weight loss of around 55 percent of excess body weight within the first year. The weight reduction with gastric sleeve surgery is similar to that which is...
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Jan
25th
Lift your mood with exercise

NWWLS Admin


Exercise helps bariatric patients ward off the blues after weight loss surgery. Studies show that exercise alleviates depression, anxiety and stress.
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Jan
18th
What Can I Eat After Weight Loss Surgery?

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People who have had weight loss surgery must eat small amounts of food. Straying from the weight loss surgery diet guidelines can make patients sick.
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Jan
11th
Solving the Insurance Puzzle

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Some insurance covers weight loss surgery. Northwest Weight Loss Surgery helps patients understand payment options for bariatric procedures.
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Jan
8th
How to Stay Motivated for Exercise

NWWLS Admin


Need some ideas to help you stay motivated for exercise? Learn simple ways to pump up your enthusiasm for working out.
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Nov
5th
How to Eat Healthy During the Holidays

NWWLS Admin


Need some ideas on how to eat healthy and stay well over the holiday season? Here are some simple tips.
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Oct
12th
The Bogalusa Heart Study: What Bariatric Patients Should Know

NWWLS Admin


If you have undergone a bariatric procedure, you have probably heard of the Bogalusa Heart study. Itís considered one of the most important studies in tracking health across individuals. Read more about the study.
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Sep
10th
5 Benefits of Strength Training After Weight Loss Surgery

NWWLS Admin


Weight loss surgery is a giant step toward a healthier way of life. Find out the 5 benefits of strength training after weight loss surgery.
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Jul
28th
online support group

Denise Wood | COMMENTS (8)


Research says logging on to an online support group increases chances of managing weight
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May
19th
Can drinking lots of water help with your weight loss

Denise Wood | COMMENTS (93)


Is it true if you drink lots of water , it will help you lose weight? Is it bad for your body if you drink too much water?
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May
3rd
Obese kids face more bullying

Denise Wood | COMMENTS (91)


Health Buzz: Obese Kids Face More Bullying
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Apr
30th
Obesity increases risk of Cancer

Denise Wood | COMMENTS (1)


Researchers reporting higher risk of cancer for overweight people
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Mar
26th
Super-Sizing the Last Supper

Denise Wood | COMMENTS (0)


Super Sizing the Last Supper - portion sizes have really grown
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Jan
19th
The Story Of Obesity

Denise Wood | COMMENTS (6)


Obesity is a complex disease with multiple causes that results in an unhealthy and inappropriate accumulation of stored fat in the body. Obesity substantially increases the risk for many associated diseases including high blood pressure, diabetes, sleep a...
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How Can Northwest Weight Loss Surgery Help?

 
 

Northwest Weight Loss Surgery offers options for weight loss surgery; Gastric Bypass, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Lap Band Surgery, Plication, Botox, Juvederm, Facial Peels and Medical Grade skin care products.  for Washington State, servicing the entire country including Seattle, Bellevue, Redmond, Tacoma, Spokane, and the Tri cities areas as well as Nationwide. We also offer weight loss surgery for patients from Canada and other countries outside of the U.S.A.

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