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  • 01:13

    Increased Alcoholism Rates Post Gastric Bypass Surgery

    in Lifestyle

    In 2012 a study was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association that reports the percentage of patients abusing alcohol increased from 7.6% to 9.6% two years after gastric bypass surgery - potentially creating 2,000 alcoholics every year in the US.

    There is more than one theory on why this occurs.  Some say it is addiction transfer: a patient switches an addiction to food to an addiction to alcohol.  More recent evidence suggests an anatomical explanation - metabolic and hormonal changes triggered by gastric bypass surgery that leave patients especially vulnerable to alcoholism.  Maybe it is both - or neither?  The truth is nobody is 100% sure of why alcoholism rates increase post surgery.

    If you are struggling with alcoholism post-surgery, however, the reason why may not be as relevant as what to do about it.  There are unique challenges that face people whose alcoholism may be attributed to gastric bypass surgery, and on this episode of the Bubble Hour we will discuss this startling trend.  We will share more information about why experts feel this increased vulnerability to alcoholism occurs, and speak with special guest Jessica about her own experience with gastric bypass surgery, alcoholism and recovery.

    We are also excited to welcome Diane Grimaldi, DNP, PMHCS, BC as a guest on the show and an expert on this issue.

    Diane started her psychotherapy practice in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1984 after receiving her Masters Degree in Adult Mental Health Nursing from Boston College and becoming a board certified Clinical Specialist in Psychiatric Nursing. 

    In 2014 she received a Doctorate in Nursing Practice from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell.  For more information about Diane and her practice please visit www.grimaldicounseling.com.

  • 00:30

    My Gastric Bypass Journey

    in Weight Loss

    Today I will touch on a very sensitive subject to me -- gastric bypass.

  • 02:25

    Gastric Bypass - it worked for us!

    in Lifestyle

    More and more people are making the decision to have Gastric Bypass surgery.  Not always with good results, many of us have lost family or friends from compilcations.
    But today we want to share in a story of life change.  We have two sisters  Sonya and Angie who have had this Surgery and it has changed their lives all for the better.
    Yes it has been a struggle...  and these ladies have been sharing with others the good and bad they have experienced. 
    Join us to hear more and feel free to call in with Questions.

  • 01:00

    The Truth About Gastric Bypass & Lap Band Surgeries

    in Weight Loss

    In this show Robert Ferguson has a special guest who has undergone gastric bypass and wants to share her experience. Doctors don't usually inform many of these patients that they may lose hair and that their teeth may fall out. The challenges of having your intestines twisted and the many follow up surgeries is not what is usually talked about when it comes to bariactric surgeries. DON'T MISS IT!

    Source: www.MyDietFreeLife.com

  • 01:00

    Gastric Bypass-Does it really Eliminate Diabetes ?

    in Caregiving

    Please join our Panel  tomorrow  to discuss Gastric Bypass & whether or not they are finding it eliminates Diabetes & many of the on going complications.
    For the rest of the month, through January 2nd due to Holiday stuff- The Blood Sugar Wizard Show will be on Wednesday's at 11 am Pacific Standard Time.
    Please join us live when you can, in the archives whenever you want to-and share our show with all of your friends and loved ones.

  • 01:18

    Weight Loss Surgery Options: Gastric Bypass & Beyond

    in Entertainment

    On tonight's radio program, I am honored to have Dr. Garth Davis from the Davis Clinic in Houston, TX and also from the television program "Big Medicine", Dr. Scott Cuneen, Director of Bariatric Surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and co-author of "Weighty Issues:  Getting the Skinny on Weight Loss Surgery" as well as Dr. Donald Hess, Director of Bariatric Surgery at Boston Medical Center and Diva Taunia's own personal surgeon! We'll be talking with the surgeons themselves about the RNY Gastric Bypass, Lap Band, Duodenal Switch, Gastric Sleeve, and Band Over Bypass (BOB) procedures. These well-known and highly respected surgeons will help outline guidelines for determining which type of surgery is best for you, and how to find a reputable weight loss surgeon.
    Want to ask the doctor(s) a question directly?  Call-in at 347-857-2052 OR on my Twitter feed  @divataunia.  

  • 02:00

    GASTRIC BYPASS - The Real Deal!

    in Lifestyle

    Is Gastric Bypass the cowards way out? Some claim that those who choose Gastric Bypass are taking the easy way out and have little or no work ethic. Once you get the Bypass are you now a target for the slim and big in society to harp on. Some wear it like a badge of honor and some a badge of shame. Why does everyone assume Gastric Bypass will solve all of a Fat Persons Problems? Should all Fat People get Gastric Bypass?

  • 01:08

    Master Hypnotist will do group hypnosis to release you from stress

    in Spirituality

    Jo-Anne is a Board Certified Master Consulting Hypnotist, an (NGH) National Guild of Hypnotists Certified Instructor of Hypnosis and the Founder and Director of the Canadian Hypnosis Conference (Annually in October) and the Alien Cosmic Expo (Annually in June).

    She is an author of her own Hypnosis weight manual called “Exhale Weight” which is used in conjunction with The Virtual Gastric Band (VGB) with Hypnosis. The VGB takes care of the physical aspects of Weight Release and Exhale Weight takes care of the Emotional Components of Weight gain and release. She can utilize hypnosis to release you from any harmful or dysfunctional behavior

    Married 50 years in November, Jo-Anne and Brian have five children and nine grandchildren.  They live on a 50 acre horse farm that Jo-Anne calls her “Slice of Heaven.  So peaceful and so majestic. 

  • 00:33

    Leveraging Loopholes: Biotech's Answer to Consumer GMO Protest

    in News

    One of the latest practices in biotech is a process that allows DNA to be edited down to the letter. Known as CRISPR technology, scientists now have the ability to control gene mechanisms with unprecedented accuracy and without traditional invasive high-cost GMO procedures as they exist now. In effect, CRISPR is the evolution of GMO. All of this allows corporations to continue producing genetically altered foods without ever having to worry about legislation or labeling mandates. As consumer "right to know" demand increases and more companies are responding to protests by voluntarily labeling GMO products or removing them from their ingredients altogether, industry is well ahead of the game and consumers should not be fooled into complacency. CRISPR technology allows a crafty bypass because it is not recognized technically as a GMO process as is currently defined. Industry can use this technology to dodge existing regulations now, or in the future, and avoid GMO stigmas in public perception as they continue driving corporate profit. They would not have to disclose this new process to regulators or the public, rendering the hotly debated GMO labeling issue effectively moot. Present day loopholes in an obsolete agribusiness regulatory system may be the biggest challenge yet as consumers fight to stay informed and aware of what is happening to the manufacturing of food. Is CRISPR technology the ultimate bait and switch in the GMO debate?

  • 01:09

    Lane Ethridge joining on iBloom Radio seeing God's people Bloom

    in Christianity

       Lane Ethridge, is using what God has given him to impact the lives He places before him. He will be sharing  .. It's time to change your lane

    The destination on the road to success is yours to create. Changing lanes is the road trip of a lifetime! Don't let life pass you by. Bypass the good life on the way to your best life

    Join us in seeing what the Lord is doing as iBloom Radio is all about allowing God's people to come on and share about what God is doing with in their lives. To bring Encouragement,Empowerment,Hope and Healing to you our listners. Be Blessed know God is Blooming you into His divine Purpose !

  • 01:00

    Natural strategies to combat silent inflammation

    in Health

    Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. Decker Weiss will discuss natural strategies to combat silent inflammation that can affect your heart, brain and immune system.

    Dr. Decker Weiss, NMD, FASA, is the first naturopathic physician to complete a conventional internship, residency, and fellowship in a conventional medical system. He trained in the Columbia Hospital system, the Arizona Heart Hospital, and the prestigious Arizona Heart Institute. Dr. Weiss has a holistic approach to cardiovascular disease management and is a pioneer in the application of effective natural alternatives to heart bypass and angioplasty. He is also knowledgeable about natural treatments for autoimmune disease, gastrointestinal issues, weight loss, and most forms of chronic disease. Dr. Weiss has traveled worldwide training physicians and pharmacists on safer ways to use fewer prescriptions and provide improved outcomes to their patients, and is currently is a consultant for Solgar.