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Obesity Surgery NHS

Obesity Surgery NHS

Obesity Surgery NHS. After working with over a thousand people each wishing to lose weight, the fascination, and unquestionable belief, that people appear to have in Bariatric Surgery, never fails to amaze me. Bariatric Surgery, of course, refers to any surgical weight loss procedure including Gastric Band, Gastric Bypass, Gastric Sleeve etc. Whether it’s NHS weight loss surgery, or going privately, most see it as the Holy Grail. For some reason, they believe that after they have chosen to go under the knife, all their problems will disappear.

Obesity Surgery NHS

Obesity Surgery NHS

Most dieters I have talked with think that, both before and after their surgery, zero effort is required on their part. So somehow, they imagine that the weight loss is guaranteed, and that it will be permanent. They are also confident that it will not involve any medical risks. They believe that following their surgery life can go back, as it was before, minus the excess weight….Utopia…. But where does this incorrect understanding come from.

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Wishful Thinking

Having searched and read at length the top ten pages on Google read through the information of both the NHS and a private clinic, we know that at no point does it state that the patient is guaranteed to lose weight. Also nowhere does it state that any weight loss achieved will be permanent. This makes me think that it is just wishful thinking on the dieter’s mind.

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They May Sell it That Way

So, although people may perceive it that way, the connection with reality is slightly different. As an example, the published morbidity rate, that is those that will die either on the operating table or in the following period is 6%. (Jama Network US). So, in other words, six people in 100 will die! You can read an interesting page on why you should Say No to Weight Loss Surgery Here.

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Obesity Surgery / Bariatric Surgery NHS

High BMI increases Surgical Risk….

Many people understand and accept that overweight people face increased risks when given a general anesthetic. A document published in the National Institute of Health in the US stated that; of 6118 patients that underwent primary bariatric surgery, 18 patient deaths occurred within 30-days of the surgery. The most common cause of death was sepsis, 33% of deaths, followed by cardiac causes, 28% and pulmonary embolism 17%. As the years following surgery progress, the mortality rate increases further.

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There is no Guarantee of Success with Bariatric Surgery

Surgeons say that patients undertaking surgery may lose between 30 to 60 per cent of their excess weight over the initial 6 month period. An additional study shows that the patient can expect to maintain 50 – 60 percent of that weight loss over the following years. So, as an example, a patient wishing to lose 56 pounds, four stone, can undergo a reasonably risky surgical procedure and can expect to lose in a worse case around 18 pounds, best case 36 pounds.

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Weight Regain

The ‘regain’ weight would be in the region of 9 to 18 pounds. Weight re-gain is the anticipated amount of weight patients experience following their initial surgery and weight loss. So, in our example above, the result would be a weight loss of around 10+ pounds!!!

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NHS Bariatric Surgery / Obesity Surgery NHS

The surgery for some people, and often their families, can be life-changing, in a negative way. For example, some of the procedures are non-reversible: many will seriously impact on their lives going forward. For others, however, the surgery may not be successful, failing to deliver the hoped for weight loss. With regard to current waiting times for surgery, unless your level of obesity is possibly life-threatening, following Covid, some regions are projecting a wait time in excess of two/three years.

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Weight Loss Treatment That Works

One of the first things medical students learn is never treat the symptom, always treat the cause of an illness. It makes logical sense. Treat the primary cause of the patients pain, and the pain will cease to exist. But for some reason, in the area of obesity, we often disregard the rule. You see it’s a fact that obesity is a psychological issue, not a physical one. Therefore bariatric surgery is not necessarily the right solution.

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Do you eat when you’re tired….

We ask overweight clients, do you eat when you are; Tired, Lonely, Sad, Bored, Stressed, Feeling Down or maybe to please someone else? Of course they answer yes! So, how would stapling their stomach, or fitting a band around it, fix that? If tiredness is the problem, surely it is better to rest, rather than eat a burger and fries. Particularly since a carb-fest will of course make a person even more tired! Post-surgery, many report consuming melted chocolate, or liquidised burger and fries, along with energy-dense alcohol. And, of course the gastric band doesn’t restrict any of these things!

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There is a Medically Endorsed Alternative to Bariatric Surgery

So, the medical risks associated with weight loss surgery are real and you should consider them carefully, and discuss everything with your family. So how about the alternatives? If obesity and being overweight, is a psychological issue, maybe that is the approach to take. There are a number of pages on this website, where we (Martin and Marion Shirran) are described as specialists, experts in the field of weight-loss. It is true that we have gained in excess of 15,000 1:1 clinical treatment hours in the weight loss arena. Martin and Marion are regarded as experts in the field of treating Obesity, read the dedicated page here.

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Top Weight Loss Tips

Tip No. 1 – Only Eat When You’re Hungry!

This has to be our number one, golden rule, when it comes to achieving successful weight loss. In our experience, most overweight people eat for many different reasons, other than physical hunger. But, if you allow your emotions to control your eating habits, then it is unlikely that you will be able to control your weight as a result. So, before you reach for anything to eat, stop and ask yourself first if you physically NEED to eat, or you just WANT to…

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Tip No. 2 – Use a Smaller Plate!

You’ve probably heard this many times before, but it’s a fact that people who use larger plates tend to eat more food than those who eat from smaller plates. Remember the famous Delboeuf optical illusion, because a small portion of food looks more generous when served on a smaller size plate. If you stick to our mantra, “always go for quality over quantity”, then you will definitely lose weight much more easily.

Delboeuf Optical Illusion

Tip No. 3 – Drink a Glass or Two of Water Before Your Meal!

Reduce Your Calorie Intake by over 20%, with almost with no effort! Research results, published by Harvard Medical showed that people who drank two large glasses of water, just before eating, consumed, on average, around 20% less food than previously. This is possibly as a result of the stretching and fullness sensation in the stomach.

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Tip No. 4 – Eat Slowly and Mindfully!

A growing number of studies have consistently found a correlation between speed of eating and weight, so it is officially accepted now that faster eaters are definitely more likely to become overweight. Studies have also shown that people are much more likely to eat more when their eating is mindless, as opposed to mindful. So, make meal times an occasion by sitting down at a table, with no distractions. Then eat slowly and savour every mouthful. You will naturally eat less food and also find it easier to lose weight as a result!

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Tip No. 5 – Stay Away From Sugar and Highly Processed Foods!

It’s a fact that sugar and highly processed foods have addictive properties! So much so, that many people find that once they start eating these foods, they literally can’t stop. And, of course, if you’re making such poor food choices, this in turn will make it almost impossible for you to lose weight. So, our advice is to choose healthy, unprocessed foods and limit the amount of sugar you consume. As a result, you will have far more control over how much you eat and also how much weight you can lose.

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Tip No. 6 – Eat Your Favourite Foods on the Plate First!

You may not be aware of how important this tip is, but the order in which you eat your food can actually have a big impact on how much you consume! It’s quite common for overweight people to “save the best til last” when eating. In other words they only eat their favourite food right at the end. It’s not so surprising then, that they also tend to eat everything on their plate, regardless of how uncomfortably full they feel. Because, of course, they don’t want to miss out on the “best bit”! However, our advice is to eat your favourite things first. Not only will you enjoy it more, but it’s also much easier to stop when you’ve eaten just the right amount and leave the rest on the plate.

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Read the Verified Case Studies

We hope you will take a few minutes of your time to read the information on this website, Please, read the verified case studies. Read the story of an NHS Consultant Surgeon. When she wanted to lose weight, she travelled to see us to complete the treatment. WHY…?

Dream to be slim…’

Go ahead, relax, and take a few minutes to daydream about what it would be like to be slim and healthy. How about being at your target weight? Imagine if you never had to go on a diet again, or be afraid of food? What if you were able to enjoy every social event? And you also had an abundance of extra energy, and improved self-esteem. Welcome to the evidence-based My Weigh Less Master Class. A proven, psychology focused downloadable weight loss treatment, that delivers Permanent Results. Based around over 15,000 clinical 1:1 hours treating overweight clients.

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Lost 140 pounds

Sarah Hart photo above lost an incredible 140 lbs following her treatment with Martin and Marion. That was ten years ago, she has not regained an ounce…She was featured globally on the TV and in the press. You can read Sarah’s verified case study in the Success Stories page on this site. You may also find the ‘Does This Work’ page of interest. It’s a non-invasive alternative to obesity surgery NHS.

A Downloadable Weight Loss Treatment

My Weigh Less, is built around Martin and Marion Shirran’s globally acclaimed GMB Permanent Weight Loss Treatment. Now the unique, phenomenally successful approach to weight loss is available to download to your phone, tablet, or computer. Resulting in you being able to complete the entire course in the comfort of your own home. The approach concentrates on what is agreed to be the epicentre around the issues and problems of excess weight. Psychology.

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Ruby above so far 50 pounds Lost

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Ruby photo above has so far lost of 50 pounds. Following her treatment with M&M, she was featured in the Daily Mail Newspaper. Kay Lindley below lost over 100 pounds, and reversed her Diabetes. She decided against NHS weight loss surgery, and chose the Shirrans’ non-invasive, psychological approach. Following her successful weight loss, Kay appeared on UK TV. You can read the verified case studies of both Ruby and Kay in the Success Stories page on this site.

Kay Lindley reversed her Type 2 Diabetes following her treatment with Martin and Marion

Kay above successfully reversed her Type 2 Diabetes without bariatric surgery

Some clients simply want to shed their excess weight to look better, others tell us that health is the main reason. Many of our past clients have successfully reversed medical conditions such as insulin resistance, diabetes, high blood pressure, and fatty liver disease, whereas others have managed to avoid having knee, or hip replacement surgery. Kay above, a retired Head Teacher, lost over 100 pounds, and reversed her Diabetes. Kay was interviewed about her experience on UK Television, then featured in the National Press You can read a Blog post on treating Diabetes here. Vogue Magazine featured Martin and Marion’s work.

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Appeared on This Morning TV Show

Sharon photo above lost over 70 pounds following her treatment. Following her weight loss she was invited to appeared with her sister on the This Morning TV. Over a thousand people, including Medical Professionals, celebrities, and members of the public, have travelled from around the world, to visit the Elite Clinic in Spain. They all shared a common desire; to lose weight. If you are wondering just why they came and valued the treatment so highly, then please take a look at the page on the site that explains exactly how and why the treatment works.

My Weigh Less - Downloadable Weight Loss Treatment

New Downloadable Weight Loss Treatment

Alison above lost over 80 pounds following her treatment. The Shirrans’ weight loss approach has been the subject of continued research and development over the last fifteen years. Their youngest client was just fourteen, and the oldest, eighty-six. Some clients wished to lose just a few pounds to fit into their wedding dress. The My Weigh Less Treatment is just as suitable for men as it is for women, you can read a dedicated page about Weight Loss For Men Here. It’s a non-surgical alternative to obesity surgery NHS.

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Martin Shirran above lost over 84 pounds

Treatment Based on Proven Science

Martin Shirran, above, was the co developer of the treatment. He was also one of the initial trial candidates, his story has been told on TV on both sides of the Atlantic and in hundreds of newspapers and magazine. The My Weigh Less Treatment is Psychology Focused, the approach incorporates , Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Clinical Hypnotherapy and Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP). It also includes the Shirrans’ own Life Architecture Therapy, along with TCBT, their own upgraded version of CBT. Read the dedicated, Weight Loss ahead of Surgery page here.

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Katie lost over 100 pounds without resorting to bariatric surgery

Katie photo above lost an incredible 100 pounds with Martin and Marion’s treatment, you can read her verified case study in the Success Stories section of the site. Their treatment ‘The Gastric Mind Band’ is the subject of Martin and Marion’s bestselling book, published globally by Hay House. Professor Windy Dryden, of Goldsmiths University in London, endorsed their book and Professor Philip Zimbardo, of Stanford University in the USA, wrote the foreword. Marie Claire Featured Martin and Marin Shirrans’ work.

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Overweight People Are Not Lazy

Being overweight, having an unhealthy relationship with food, is predominantly a psychological issue; a learned behaviour… because people are not born obese. Rarely are people overweight because they are lazy or lacking in willpower. But people are rarely overweight because they are lazy or lacking in willpower; the issue goes much deeper. As a result, they simply need a ‘Psychological Reset.’ Alison, photo below lost 70 pounds with Martin and Marion’s treatment.

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Vogue Magazine Featured Their work.

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Many clients tell us that they can’t remember the last time they ate in response to real, physical hunger. And so, we will ask you: “Do you eat when you are bored, stressed, tired, lonely, depressed, sad, to reward yourself, or maybe just to please someone else?” Then we will help you to change your mindset around food. You can experience the new fully downloadable weight treatment today. Hello Magazine featured Martin and Marion’s’ work

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Hello Featured The Shirran's

Hello Magazine featured their work

We will also help you to make simple changes in your other thought processes… How much better could your relationship with food be, if we taught your subconscious mind how to effortlessly replace the word “want” with the word “need”? For example, instead of hearing the waiter asking, “Do you want fries with that?” without thinking you process the question as, “Do you need fries with that?” You can watch a short animated video explaining Want and Need at the bottom of this page.

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Downloadable Weight Loss Treatment

So, how would you feel, if you had the opportunity today, to sit down alone with Martin and Marion, with an ever-flowing cup of coffee? And what if, over the course of 12 hours, they then told you everything they know about permanent weight loss? Everything they have learnt after completing over 15,000 hours of 1:1 treatment time helping people permanently lose weight. Welcome to the ‘My Weigh Less Master Class’ Ruby photo above has so far lost 50 pounds following treatment with Martin and Marion

Downloadable weight loss treatment can be completed on any device.

Downloadable Weight Loss Treatment

So, allow us to inspire and guide you, enabling your dreams to become reality. You can also read more details about what is included in the My Weigh Less course on this site. And there is no reason why you can’t start your weight loss journey today! Below, Martin and Marion appearing on the This Morning TV show with Philip Schofield and Holly Willoughby. Your desire to be slim and healthy may shift from a dream to reality… sooner than you think.

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Read the Medical Endorsement Page Today

A full breakdown of all the components included in the treatment package can be viewed on the Course Details page. An explanation of the treatment can be viewed on the Does This Work Page. We look forward to working with you. Additionally you can read reviews from medical and other professionals on the Medical Endorsement page

Registered Stakeholder in NICE – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.

Marion Shirran, as a director of Oxford Therapeutics Limited, is proud to be a registered Stakeholder in NICE – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. Additionally Marion is pleased to be involved in the All Party Parliamentary Group on Obesity.

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View Short Animated Want and Need Video below

Click on the link below to listen to Martin and Marion‘s short audio introduction of the weight-loss course.

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You can download the complete course, and start your weight-loss journey today.

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Although the weight loss results and success stories shown on the site are typical, individual results will vary, and are not guaranteed. Weight loss success depends on each individual’s level of motivation, commitment, food intake and metabolism. Read our full disclaimer in the Terms & Conditions.

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