Gastric Band

Ban the Gastric Band?

Thandi Ejindu | Posted 17.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Thandi Ejindu

I shudder even at the thought of giving up my accomplishment - achieving extreme natural weight loss, as well as the fitness, healthy relationship with food and self-control I've gained through doing it. The more I think about it, the more I feel I would aggressively tell my former self not to even think about having a gastric band.

Morbidly Obese Couple Save £10K For His 'N' Hers Gastric Bands

SWNS | Ben Cusack and Amy Sharpe | Posted 22.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

An obese couple with a combined weight of almost 42 stone (600lbs) have pledged to spend their life savings on matching gastric bands in order to save...

'My Turkey Neck Depresses Me'

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 07.11.2014 | UK Entertainment

Tina Malone has spoken about her plans to go under the knife for a new TV project in 2015, insisting she’s not doing it to keep her younger husband ...

Should We Be Offering Thousands More People NHS Weight Loss Surgery?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK

Hundreds of thousands of people with type 2 diabetes could be offered weight-loss surgery on the NHS. New draft guidance from the National Institut...

Want To Lose Weight Fast? Obalon Gastric Balloon Can Be Swallowed

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A new weight loss balloon that can be swallowed in a pill has been launched across the UK. Unlike other gastric balloon treatments, Obalon does not...

'I Was Greedy & Ate Too Many Sausage Rolls' 30st Mother Is Too Fat To Work But Insists NHS Should Pay For Gastric Surgery

Closer Magazine | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle

A 30st mother-of-three is insisting she cannot lose weight unless the NHS pays for gastric surgery. Wendy Phillips was forced to give up her job a...

Woman Finds Gastric Band Was Broken After Losing Six Stone

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Mother of two, Karren Knight, lost six stone following a £3,500 gastric band operation, only to discover the band had snapped and the weight loss...

Is Cosmetic Surgery a Feminist Issue?

Clare Macnaughton | Posted 29.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Clare Macnaughton

I wrote a blog post, with the help of the Hospital Group, about cosmetic surgery and self esteem. The blog post was targeting both men and women who w...