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miVIP Surgery Blog

4/30/2014
Individuals who are severely obese should learn about the many health benefits that they can experience as a result of receiving bariatric surgery. Obesity leads to many health problems and diseases, including increased heart disease risk, but surgery may be able to reduce or even reverse some of these risks in obese individuals. Although every surgery comes with risks, weight loss surgery may offer health benefits that far outweigh any risks associated with the procedure.
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4/23/2014
Whether you need a gastric bypass, hysterectomy, pancreatectomy, lymph node surgery, radical prostatectomy, or other type of surgical procedure, you may want to consider receiving robotic-assisted surgery from miVIP. Robotic surgical procedures are especially helpful for individuals who may not be good candidates for regular surgery due to the long recovery time and tissue trauma that is associated with most traditional surgical techniques. If you need surgery but you have been avoiding it due to concerns about recovery time or pain levels, here are a few reasons why you should consider receiving robotic-assisted surgery with the da Vinci.
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4/16/2014
Have you ever noticed that it is harder to keep excess weight off when you are not receiving an adequate amount of sleep at night? According to a new study, sleep deprivation may play a large role in weight gain. Individuals who suffer from a sleep disorder as well as excess weight may be able to achieve positive weight loss results if they treat their sleep problems and achieve a more restful night’s sleep on a regular basis.
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4/9/2014
Do you frequently wake up feeling edgy and overwhelmingly tired, even if you received many hours of sleep during the night? If this sounds like you, then you may have a sleeping condition that is referred to as sleep apnea. There are many people who suffer from this condition, but a good number of them don’t even realize that they have a serious problem. While mild apnea is relatively harmless, there are more serious levels of apnea that should be treated right away in order to correct sleep deprivation and ensure that individuals receive a healthy amount of oxygen while they are sleeping.
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4/2/2014
Do you frequently wake up feeling edgy and overwhelmingly tired, even if you received many hours of sleep during the night? If this sounds like you, then you may have a sleeping condition that is referred to as sleep apnea. There are many people who suffer from this condition, but a good number of them don’t even realize that they have a serious problem. While mild apnea is relatively harmless, there are more serious levels of apnea that should be treated right away in order to correct sleep deprivation and ensure that individuals receive a healthy amount of oxygen while they are sleeping.
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3/26/2014
When a person wants to lose weight, they usually start by becoming more active and changing their diet to include healthier foods. However, even with a strict diet and vigorous exercise routine individuals may still be unable to see the weight loss results that they want. When this is the case, weight loss surgery, otherwise known as bariatric surgery, may be a solution. For those interested in this operation, some may be good candidates for the minimally invasive da Vinci surgery.
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3/19/2014
Many suffer from the sleeping disorder known as sleep apnea. This disorder occurs when a person’s breathing is interrupted while they are sleeping. Unfortunately, it is difficult to know whether or not this sleeping disorder is present. This is particularly concerning because if gone untreated, this sleeping disorder can cause stroke, heart failure, and hypertension.
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3/12/2014
A person that wants to lose weight usually starts by making changes to their diet and exercising regularly. Overtime, a person who makes these alterations to their lifestyle may be able to reach their weight loss goals. However, for some, even the most diligent exercise regimen and strict diet fails to get them the results they want to see. When this occurs, a person may consider weight loss surgery, otherwise known as bariatric surgery.
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3/5/2014
Snoring isn’t just annoying; it can also indicate that a person may be suffering from a condition that affects their health. However, according to the American Academy of Head and Neck Surgery, 45 percent of all adults snore on occasion and at least 25 percent regularly snore while sleeping. Because of this, it can be difficult to tell whether a person should be concerned about this sleep disorder.
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2/26/2014
If you have been living with being obese or overweight, then you have probably thought about bariatric surgery. While there are many people who would like to have the procedure done in order to lose weight and live a healthy lifestyle, there are certain factors that must be addressed in order to determine if the surgery is right for you. In order to determine whether you would be a good candidate for weight-loss surgery, you should speak with your doctor, but here are some general guidelines that can give you an idea of where you stand.
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2/19/2014
Suffering from sleep apnea can put a damper on your entire lifestyle. If you have been dealing with sleep apnea and are also overweight, you may be able to find sleep apnea solutions that can come from weight loss surgery. While it may seem that weight loss surgery would only benefit the health of your body, it can also have a great effect on sleep apnea. Read on to find out how.
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2/12/2014
Not too long ago, weight loss surgery was an unknown procedure that seemed too good to be true. With the great advances in the field over the past several decades, patients across the country have had success losing weight and keeping it off following a surgical procedure. For those looking into bariatric surgery today, there are many options that should be considered on the individual level in order to create a recipe for success. Two of those procedures are gastric sleeve and gastric band surgery. Read on to find out the difference between the two.
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2/5/2014
Making the decision to have bariatric surgery is not one that comes easily to most people. While living life as an overweight or obese individual can be very limiting and frustrating at times, bariatric surgery requires some serious lifestyle changes that will require a lot of hard work. For those thinking about whether bariatric surgery solutions are right for them, it’s important to know what you can expect following the surgery.
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11/26/2013
The decision to undergo gastric bypass surgery is one that has the potential to drastically alter an individual’s life. Particularly in the area of sleep, there is a surprising amount of information that suggests that excess weight can reduce the quality of sleep. ...
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10/15/2013
In order for patients to be adequately prepared for surgery for snoring, it is important for health care providers to answer individual questions regarding any concerns that they may have. In some cases, patients with a particularly high risk of anxiety attacks or ...
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