Long Term WLS offers the most affordable weight loss surgery options in Tijuana, Mexico. Our leading bariatric surgeon Dr. Jorge Maytorena has performed over 6,000 successful bariatric procedures, providing high quality and outstanding results to our patients.
Long Term WLS specializes in laparoscopic bariatric surgery such as Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Bypass, Mini Gastric Bypass and Revision Weight Loss Surgery.
How do I lose weight with gastric sleeve surgery?
Gastric Sleeve surgery has become one of the most popular procedures to
lose weight in the last decade; the gastric sleeve procedure basically
helps to restrict food intake. Around 70% of the stomach is removed, as a
consequence, less food is needed to make you feel full. In a period of
12 to 18 months you can experience a substantial weight loss of 80 % of
the total of your overweight, as well as other health improvements…
There is no shame on losing weight with surgery!... Many people
that you know have been through weight loss surgery, every day, more and more
people are taking this life commitment without you even know… Why?... Bariatric Surgery is the
most effective treatment for morbid obesity and health issues related with it,
this is achieved removing a portion of the stomach (Gastric Sleeve, DuodenalSwitch…), restricting and re-routing the small intestine to a small stomach
pouch (Gastric Bypass) or reducing the sizes of the stomach with Gastric Band… Now, if you’re wondering how is that some of your friends and
family, or even celebrities suddenly lose so much weight?... We share you their
secret! Yes, many of them achieve their weight loss goals changing their
eating habits, enrolling in to a gym or sports routines, others try to inhibit their
hunger through medication, and many other crazy methods to lose weight… But some of these options still not work for
you, sometimes your lifestyle or me…
After having weight loss surgery with Dr. Jorge Maytorena at the Oasis of Hope Hospital in Tijuana, Mexico, you go back home and continue with recovery and start to lose weight. Subsequently after you’ve stuck to the post-op diet and you feel like engaging in social activities there is a high possibility that alcohol becomes present in friends and family gatherings and you might want to have a drink; however there is some things you need to know about alcohol:
It is unrealistic to think that after having gastric sleeve or any other weight loss procedures at Long Term WLS, patients will never drink again. As a consequence of Weight Loss Surgery and abstinence prior and after the procedure your body will react differently than before.
If you would like to have a drink here is a safe way Dr. Maytorena recommends to enjoy a glass of wine or a spirit in social occasions:
Patients who have Gastric Sleeve Surgery or other Bariatric Surgery at Long Term WLS with Dr. Jorge Maytorena at the Oasis Of Hope Hospital, have started their weight loss journey and changing and creating new habits, especially when it comes to the amount and type of food they eat, as well as exercising regularly, both of these practices are very important to achieve a healthier lifestyle. If I don't Eat I lose weight, Right? It is a common (and huge) popular misconception that if a person does not eat, they will lose weight, however that is farther from the truth than what you imagine. Dr. Maytorena advises weight loss surgery patients to follow the post-op habit of eating more than 3 times a day. Why does eating regularly help you lose weight? Dr. Maytorena explains how our body consumes nutrients. Our digestive system converts the consumed food into glucose, which is our source of energy, when glucose runs out the next substance inline to be consumed is glycogen which are the par…