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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,...


Bariatric Myths-Busted Dr Nova Jordaan, Obesity Medicine

It comes as no surprise that in the recently published The General Practice: Health of the Nation report, mental health and obesity are causing GPs the most concern for the...


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...


Why should you exercise after bariatric surgery?

Bariatric surgery is a powerful weight loss tool, but it's not a miracle cure. Exercising after weight loss surgery comes with a lot of BENEFITS. Exercise Benefit #1: The Right...


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...


The facts about obesity

Did you know that obesity has recently overtaken smoking as the leading cause of preventable death in Australia? A chronic disease associated with lower life expectancy and a range of...


JADE’S NEW LEASE ON LIFE—Clothes shopping never felt so greatNo longer a ‘fit fat person’

I had my weight loss surgery in June 2016 weighing 108.4kg. Today I weigh 72kg and fit into size 10-12 clothing. I have never felt better. My weight loss journey...


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...


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