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  • Name: Sondra Thomas
  • Age: 43
  • Surgery: Gastric Sleeve
  • Surgery date: October 27th, 2014
  • Testimonial date: January 11th, 2015
  • Surgeon: Dr. Almanza
I was at my highest weight I had ever been in my life including when I was pregnant with my children. I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia about 2 years ago after I had to have cervical neck surgery. Then can along hypertension, tachycardia, irritable bowel syndrome, migraines for over 20 years, neuropathy and I knew if I wanted any resemblance of my old self I had to make the decision to lose weight. I heard about Dr. Almanza and decided that the gastric sleeve was the best way for me to go. Dr. Almanza was wonderful and informative. Me and my cousin flew to San Diego on Sunday and I had my procedure on 10/27/14 and as of today I have lost 47 pounds. I am no longer on blood pressure medicine, neuropathy medicine or tachycardia medication. I have fibromyalgia that hasn't changed or my migraines but I feel better in general. I made the best decision in my life to try and get back to normal and it has worked. I still have bad days but I also have good days which were few and far between before. It was the best decision I have made in reference to my health and I am so happy and pleased with my decision. Thank you Dr Almanza!! You have saved my life and I am feeling back to my old self. The hotel accommodations were wonderful and staff was great as well!!
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