How To Find Support Post-Bariatric Surgery

How To Find Support Post-Bariatric Surgery For many people, bariatric surgery will be one of the hardest things they’ll ever do. While it’s a significant step towards a long and healthy life, many challenges can arise. These challenges include trouble sticking to a healthy diet, keeping the weight off, seeing yourself in a new body, …

Constipation After Bariatric Surgery

Constipation After Bariatric Surgery One of the most common complaints people have after bariatric surgery is constipation. Bowel movement changes following weight loss surgery are indeed common side effects. Whether it be diarrhea or constipation, know that these side effects are very common and often not something to worry about, especially if you take the …

Why Are Vitamins So Important After Bariatric Surgery?

Why Are Vitamins So Important After Bariatric Surgery? There is an obesity epidemic continuing to expand in the western world. This increase in obesity has also increased the number of individuals opting to undergo bariatric surgery. Studies have shown dietary deficiencies in obese patients before and after bariatric surgery. Thus, it is paramount that we …

The Importance of Prenatal Vitamins

The Importance of Prenatal Vitamins Bariatric surgery has proven to be a highly effective weight loss aid, and more people are opting for this surgical intervention, especially women. Furthermore, research has indicated a five-fold increase in female teenagers undergoing bariatric intervention. Therefore, it’s safe to expect that the population of women of childbearing age that …

Are Chewy Vitamins Effective?

Are Chewy Vitamins Effective? As bariatric patients, you all know how vital vitamins are to your daily lives, especially after bariatric surgery. For those of you who don’t know, following bariatric surgery, bariatric patients must stick to a daily vitamin regimen for the rest of their lives. Without these vitamins, you risk many different health …

Inflation & The Rising Costs of Vitamins

Inflation & The Rising Costs of Vitamins Inflation has affected every aspect of American life. Everything is more expensive. It’s all making a dent in our pockets, from gas to groceries and even the vital vitamins and minerals bariatric patients need to maintain a healthy lifestyle. The reason many companies have to jack up their …

Dental Problems After Weight Loss Surgery

Dental Problems After Weight Loss Surgery Over the years, as weight loss surgery becomes more prevalent, more and more individuals are claiming that they are experiencing dental problems following the procedure. Medical literature suggests that these dental problems boil down to gastrointestinal issues post weight loss surgery. These issues range from malabsorption to gastroesophageal reflex. …

How Much Protein Do I Need Every Day?

How Much Protein Do I Need Every Day? Following bariatric surgery, protein intake should be one of your top priorities. Protein plays a role in every cell in your body. Thus, proteins are constantly breaking down and need replenishing. When you don’t consume enough protein, your body breaks down lean muscle to use as energy. …

The Connection Between Obesity and Sleep Apnea

The Connection Between Obesity and Sleep Apnea Consider what happens after you go to bed. Do you wake up with a dry mouth or sore throat, have difficulty concentrating, or still feel tired throughout the day? This could be the result of sleep apnea. In this article, our experts will discuss what you need to …

How To Dress After Weight Loss Surgery

How To Dress After Weight Loss Surgery If you’re reading this, odds are you’ve had weight loss surgery, or you’re going to have weight loss surgery. This is an exciting time in your health journey, but it can be challenging. Your body will be changing rapidly after surgery, and that can be a shock to …