The Choice

At Perth Weight Loss & Surgery, we want you to prioritise your health. Investing in yourself is the most valuable thing that you can do. You can have a nice house or a nice car, but what will this all mean if you don’t feel your best? Before beginning your weight loss surgery, it is […]

There is an endless amount of information surrounding weight loss, dieting, and well-being constantly flying around us on the internet. Every time we check Instagram, there is a new influencer spouting the benefits of a different laxative tea. There are also a plethora of reasons as to why you might be struggling to lose weight. […]

Weight loss surgery has been considered to be the most effective option for patients suffering from obesity and obesity-related diseases – such as diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure and more. Bariatric surgery is an option for those who have a BMI over 40 or more than 35 with comorbidities, such as diabetes, high cholesterol […]

In this article we discuss gastric sleeve surgery. We’ll explain what it is, who it’s suitable for, walk through the process from preparation to recovery and look at the results patients can achieve. Gastric sleeve surgery or laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy is an irreversible procedure which involves the removal of part of your stomach and stapling the […]

In this article we discuss how to prepare for weight loss surgery. These pointers will help you navigate the process and achieve the best possible results. The guidelines apply to all types of weight loss procedures, including gastric band surgery, gastric bypass surgery and gastric sleeve surgery. Your surgeon will advise further on steps specific […]

Our bodies are amazing and adaptable machines. Over millennia the human body has evolved in response to the things it encounters – for better or worse. It’s why our hair stands on end in the cold, why we shiver and sweat, and why we store fat. Gastric sleeve surgery offers an effective, though irreversible, solution […]

Obesity-related health issues are on the rise. Data released by the Australian Government last year showed 60% of men and 66% of women had a waist circumference putting them at high risk of health issues. Type 2 diabetes, cognitive impairment, stroke and heart disease are no longer relegated to being health concerns for seniors. In […]

Confused about the weight loss surgery choices that may be available to you? Mr Siva Gounder is an experienced Perth bariatric surgeon with experience in a number of effective weight loss procedures. Our guide to the different types of weight loss surgery will help to demystify your options. To find out if you qualify for […]

Reproductive health is an important, but often awkward, topic to discuss. Sexual dysfunction could be affecting nearly half of male obesity sufferers. Yet due to a lack of clinical awareness and because men might be embarrassed to talk about reproductive health these issues often are ignored and allowed to get worse. The truth is, male […]

Health problems associated with overweight and obesity, poor diets, and physical inactivity are costing Australians dearly both in health and financial terms. This is according to a new study that estimates the contribution of leading risk factors like smoking, drug use, obesity and poor diet to disease and premature death. The Australian Burden of Disease […]