Category Archives: Body Image

Managing Relationship Changes after Bariatric Surgery

Weight loss surgery can be the restart button someone suffering from obesity truly needs. Physical and emotional obstacles that once stood as barriers to a happier, healthier life are broken down, allowing for new opportunities and aspirations. The effects bariatric …

Why Diet and Exercise Fails for 95% of Obese Patients

If you have watched our seminar, had a consultation, or researched bariatric surgery, you will undoubtedly have come across the statistic that between 90 and 95% of obese people do not achieve long-term weight loss with diet and exercise alone. …

Stress and Weight Gain – Is There A Connection

While you hear of some people losing weight during a stressful time, stress is often a large contributor to weight gain. The causes behind weight gain related to stress are typically a combination of several factors including hormones, psychological factors …

Body Image Considerations after Bariatric Surgery

Many post-bariatric surgery patients suffer from a distorted view of their body, which can, in turn, cause serious psychological difficulties after surgery. Body image issues cannot be corrected immediately, to be sure. After all, obesity didn’t occur overnight, and the …