Weight Loss Surgery

Humans of Pindara Magazine Article

This month Pindara Magazine wrote a behind the scenes article about Drs Jorrie and Nova Jordan "In Pursuit of Perfection" for their Humans of Pindara segment, to share more about the 'People caring for...


Hair shedding with rapid weight loss

HAIR LOSS ACCOMPANYING RAPID WEIGHT LOSS Rapid weight loss from any source can trigger hair shedding. Since bariatric surgery is particularly effective at creating rapid weight loss it is also...


Fertility and conception

When planning a family, you want to do everything you can to increase the chances of having a healthy baby with your partner. This means focusing on your health first,...


What actually causes obesity?

We now know that obesity is not simply a cosmetic issue caused by a lack of self-control In fact, the World Health Organisation (WHO) recognises the condition as a chronic...


Top Tips for Dining Out After Weight Loss Surgery

Following bariatric surgery patients are able to enjoy dining out. Anyone who has undergone weight loss surgery can modify their dietary choices so they can enjoy a meal out with...


Hair loss after bariatric surgery

One of the most common complaints patients have following bariatric surgery is hair loss. This is mainly associated with nutritional deficiencies from reduced food intake, the lack of adherence to...


Is Weight-Loss Surgery the Next Wave in Cancer Prevention?

Newly published data suggest that weight-loss surgery can prevent cancer. After 20 years, the landmark Swedish Obesity Study (SOS) has provided research showing that weight-loss surgery is associated with a...


Surgery is not ‘the easy way out’ – Roxanne’s Story

Roxanne went from a size 10 to a size 22 in a short space of time. She was unemployed and becoming more anti-social by the day when her Aunt suggested...


From Plus Size to Petite – Leonne’s Weight Loss Story

My name is Leonne Boyd-Skinner. I have multiple sclerosis and have been in and out of a wheelchair for many years, putting on 5kg each time I was wheelchair bound. At...


Ted’s journey to healthy life

Featured in the Toowoomba Chronicle.  Toowoomba man Ted Bremner loved the beach, but for the past 20 years he has been too embarrassed to go. However, Mr Bremner, 65, now...