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Can Weight Loss Surgery Help with Hypothyroidism?

October 16, 2018 - by Soma Weight Loss - in Health

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Hypothyroidism, also called underactive thyroid, controls metabolism, which is how the body uses energy from food. When thyroid function is compromised, it can affect: Body temperature Heartbeat How efficiently you burn calories Hypothyroidism can make you feel sluggish, and if your body isn’t using food efficiently, it can lead to weight gain and obesity. The

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Which Type of Weight Loss Surgery is Least Invasive?

September 11, 2018 - by Soma Weight Loss - in Health

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Minimally invasive procedures limit the size of any incisions, which lessens healing time. Non-invasive procedures don’t require incisions or skin-puncturing, or the removal of tissue. However, both categories are still surgery, which means there can be soreness, swelling and a needed recovery period. But which type of weight loss surgery is the least invasive? Non-Invasive

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Weight Loss Surgery Timeline: From First Consult to Bariatric Surgery

August 01, 2018 - by Soma Weight Loss - in Health

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According to the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, 228,000 bariatric procedures were performed last year. The majority of them were sleeve (59.39 percent) and gastric bypass (17.80 percent) procedures, but more and more people are committing to weight loss surgery every year. If you’ve decided to have weight loss surgery, then finding out

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Does Health Insurance Cover Weight Loss Surgery?

July 10, 2018 - by Soma Weight Loss - in Health

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Most major insurance companies offer some form of coverage when it comes to weight loss procedures, including gastric bypass, gastric sleeve and lap-bands. While many plans have begun covering these surgeries, it’s important to do your research on which carriers do and do not offer assistance. See Insurance Soma Bariatrics Accepts Below, you’ll find a

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Your Weight Loss Surgery Options in Los Angeles

June 12, 2018 - by Soma Weight Loss - in Health

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If you are thinking about having bariatric surgery in the Los Angeles area, the most important decisions you will make will be choosing your doctor, the type of surgery, and the facility where the surgery will be performed.  “The most common weight-loss operations done today (gastric bypass, adjustable gastric banding and sleeve gastrectomy) are effective

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