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 …

How Can Smoking Affect Bariatric Surgery?

How Can Smoking Affect Bariatric Surgery? Did you know that tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States, followed by obesity? You may be even more shocked to learn that current research suggests that between 12.9 to 38% of bariatric candidates are regular tobacco users. Unfortunately, bariatric surgery risks double …

How Long Should Bariatric Patients Take Vitamins?

How Long Should Bariatric Patients Take Vitamins? Following bariatric surgery, we recommend that a patient take daily vitamins for the rest of their life. You may have been wondering why is this a lifelong commitment? Especially after you have lost all the weight and are in a maintenance period. After surgery, your body has trouble …

What Bariatric Vitamins Should I be Taking After Surgery

What Bariatric Vitamins Should I Be Taking After Surgery? So, you’ve taken a major step in bettering yourself for a long, healthy life. But, after bariatric surgery, what are the next steps in ensuring that you are successful on your journey? Besides the key elements of diet and exercise, one of the most important steps …

7 Easy Ways You Can Reduce Inflammation

7 Easy Ways You Can Reduce Inflammation Your body is an incredible machine that protects itself from harm and illness. If you were to catch a cold or sprain your ankle while exercising, your body will automatically begin taking charge to fight the infection or make the necessary repairs so you can get back on …

Top 5 Apps for Bariatric Surgery Patients

Top 5 Apps for Bariatric Surgery Patients Today, technology is more intuitive and helpful for pre- and post-op patients of bariatric surgery than ever before. This includes many convenient resources that are accessible at the tips of your fingers through your smartphone, tablet, or computer! You may have found yourself browsing for apps that focus …

Setting Realistic Weight-Loss Goals After Surgery

Setting Realistic Weight-Loss Goals After Surgery Losing weight isn’t an easy task – by having bariatric surgery, you’re taking a step towards living a healthier lifestyle. This is only the first step as the changes will be made to your digestive system, limiting the amount of food you can eat and the nutrients your body …

How to Love Yourself Pre- and Post-Bariatric Surgery

How to Love Yourself Pre- and Post-Bariatric Surgery Weight loss surgery involves more than just undergoing the procedure, losing weight, and ensuring you get the right supplements. It’s a mental game, too. Your emotions and self-esteem can take a big hit before and after your surgery. It’s important to take care of your mental health …

8 Ways You Can Measure Success (Besides the Scale)

8 Ways You Can Measure Success (Besides the Scale) Have you ever felt like you’re on top of the world but then stepped on the scale and felt utterly defeated? Bariatric patients often lose an impressive amount of weight quickly after their surgery, especially in the beginning of their weight loss journey. It can become …

How to Achieve the “Perfect” Weight After Bariatric Surgery

How to Achieve the "Perfect" Weight After Bariatric Surgery After weight loss surgery, it can be exciting to achieve your goal weight. However, it can also be challenging - especially if you're unsure of what your "perfect" weight should be or your loved ones are making comments about your weight loss. At ProCare Health, we …