Time to put you first

It is often an inherent behaviour for humans to put the needs of friends and family before their own. However, taking on the goal of a healthier life and losing a large amount of weight requires 100 per cent dedication. It is important to make time no matter what; it is easy for self-care activities […]

Ditch those scales

We have said it before and we will say it again weight loss surgery is not an easy option. Your surgery is a tool to help you achieve a healthier lifestyle, which requires hard work and commitment. Understandably, there is a huge amount of temptation to step on the scales to see if your hard […]

BMI Hampshire Clinic information evening

A week today Streamline Surgical will be hosting a weight loss surgery information evening at the BMI Hampshire Clinic, Tuesday 11th July, from 7pm. Streamline Surgical will now not only be offering Bariatric aftercare from the BMI Hampshire Clinic, but also Bariatric Surgery. Our commitment to offering patients the best care possible means that we […]

Kim’s Gastric Bypass Story

There are many different benefits to weight loss surgery and each patient has a unique experience and outcome. However one thing we often hear our patients comment on are the improvements to their quality of life. Don’t just take our word for it. We are so pleased to be able to share Kim’s weight loss […]

Obesity Education

You may have seen the #obesityeducation hashtag in the media over the past week or so. It is a campaign concerning all aspects of obesity, and how people can be educated to understand it more fully, and how it can be treated successfully. Our very own Mr Shaw Somers is the President of the British […]

Obstructive Sleep Apnoea and Obesity

Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) is a potentially serious sleep disorder. OSA occurs when your throat muscles intermittently relax and block your airway during sleep. This may lead to regularly interrupted sleep, which can have a big impact on quality of life and increase the risk of developing certain conditions. During an episode, the lack of […]

Swimming After Weight Loss Surgery

Your body is adjusting to changes after weight loss surgery. That’s why it is important to develop healthy routines; a good nutritious diet and regular exercise. It is important not to push your body too hard too soon after weight loss surgery.   Check with your clinicians before taking up exercise. A general rule of […]

Meet our New Dietitian

Streamline Surgical are pleased to welcome Heidi te Braake to our bariatric team. As you know, we are constantly striving to treat all our patients with care, concern and compassion; to facilitate your ultimate goal of continuous weight loss; to help you become the person you want to be. Our dietitians play a key role […]

Vitamins and Minerals

Vitamins and Minerals   Vitamins and Minerals are important nutrients your body needs to work properly and stay healthy.   After weight loss surgery it is important to carefully follow dietary advice and to keep an eye on your vitamin levels. This partly because of a change in diet but also in a gastric bypass […]

Portion Distortion and Control

Immediately after bariatric procedure, most people will notice a difference in how much food they need to eat to feel full and some even find that food becomes less of a priority in their life. Further along the road it can be possible to slip into old habits, such as over estimating daily dietary needs, […]