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The Truth About Gastric Bypass Surgery

Myths about Gastric Bypass Surgery Busted Most people consider obesity to be just a weight-related problem. But, many studies have concluded that it negatively affects other organs and can cause serious issues with the overall health and lifestyle of a person. While there are many different treatments available to help with obesity, one of the …

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How to Prevent Leg Cramping After Gastric Bypass Surgery

Often weight loss surgery patients will call in and ask, What can I take for leg cramping after Gastric Bypass Surgery?” Online informational sites can be daunting and flooded with mis-information that gastric sleeve patients may feel overwhelmed or cautious to follow. While it is important to always consult your bariatric surgeon or nutritionist when facing …

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Surviving The Halloween Season After Bariatric Surgery

Survive Halloween After Bariatric Surgery! Life after bariatric surgery will often lead to a more active lifestyle, especially during the Holidays. Starting in Fall the days that you used to stay inside and hide or feel sick are soon replaced with more face to face interactions like work parties, coffee meetups and public settings like …

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Caffeinated, Alcoholic & Carbonated Drinks After Weight Loss Surgery

What To Drink After Weight Loss Surgery. Weight loss surgery has become a very popular solution for people experiencing serious obesity or obesity related diseases such as type 2 Diabetes, high blood pressure, or severe sleep apnea. When patients decide to have bariatric surgery they are required to make dietary modifications to their regular diet …

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Constipation Post Gastric Sleeve & Bypass

Constipation following a gastric sleeve or gastric bypass procedure is one of the most common problems post-surgery. While constipation may be an expected side effect, it does not make it any less uncomfortable to deal with. If you have Constipation After Bariatric Surgery Is A Common Problem Constipation occurs when the body has difficulty empting …

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4 Steps To Stay Hydrated After Weight Loss Surgery

Staying hydrated is an important part of the recovery process following bariatric weight loss surgery. Water is an essential nutrient that helps to prevent fatigue, headaches, constipation, dry skin, dizziness and it also helps to prevent more serious complications following your surgery.   While drinking the recommended amount of water can be difficult with the …

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What’s the Difference between Gastric Band, Gastric Sleeve, and Gastric Bypass Surgery?

Although these different types of bariatric surgeries have a lot in common, they are each completely different procedures. One even involves removing a portion of the stomach, while the others just limit areas of the stomach that food has access to. Gastric Band Surgery This type of surgery does just what it sounds like: It …

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