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Taking Care of Your Mental Health After Weight Loss Surgery

Taking Care of Your Mental Health After Weight Loss Surgery With bariatric or weight loss surgery, the most significant changes happen during the first year. To have a successful outcome, you will need to make several permanent lifestyle changes to your behaviors, eating habits, and activity patterns. Besides the impact that the surgery has on [...]

Cosmetic Surgery for Skin Removal After Bariatric Surgery

Cosmetic Surgery for Skin Removal After Bariatric Surgery Do you have excess skin and want to know more about skin removal after bariatric surgery? It can be exciting to achieve your goal weight after weight loss surgery. However, that success can be overshadowed by loose, sagging skin that develops after surgery. When you gain weight, [...]

Keeping Up with Your Mental Health After Weight Loss Surgery

Keeping Up with Your Mental Health After Weight Loss Surgery How is your mental health after bariatric surgery? As life-changing as it can be, weight loss surgery is difficult for everyone - especially if you struggle with anxiety or depression. You may feel uncomfortable in your new body or be unsure of where to begin. [...]

Keeping Up with Exercise, Nutrition, and Vitamins After Weight Loss Surgery

Keeping Up with Exercise, Nutrition, and Vitamins After Weight Loss Surgery Regardless of who you are, it can be challenging to fall into a routine after weight loss surgery. You may struggle to get the nutrition and vitamins you need or to exercise every day without fail.  At ProCare Health, we know it can be [...]

Post-Surgery Aftercare

Post-Surgery Aftercare Weight loss surgery can bring unexpected as well as expected changes to your lifestyle and overall health. Post bariatric surgery, your weight loss can cause temporary hair thinning, you have a new diet to adjust to, and you may have to contend with loose skin after shedding excess weight. Plus, there are other [...]

Managing Food Cravings and Your Relationship with Food After Weight Loss Surgery

Managing Food Cravings and Your Relationship with Food After Weight Loss Surgery After weight loss surgery, your relationship with food, and the way you eat will be different than it was before your operation. Because you will be eating a healthier diet, you may also experience food cravings for fare that is longer a part [...]

The Importance of Your Liquid Diet

The Importance of Your Liquid Diet Weight-loss surgery can give you a new start on a healthy lifestyle. Following the preoperative and postoperative diet guidelines will help ensure your success. A liquid diet is one of the first steps for helping you heal and recover after surgery. The Purpose of a Liquid Diet Your diet [...]

Self-Care in the Hospital: Tips for Recovering from Weight Loss Surgery

Self-Care in the Hospital: Tips for Recovering from Weight Loss Surgery The length of your weight loss surgery recovery depends upon the type of surgery you chose. Typically, patients spend one to three days in the hospital before being discharged home. While you are in the hospital, take advantage of the time for self-care as [...]

What to Expect During Your Hospital Stay

What to Expect During Your Hospital Stay It is normal to be nervous anytime you are headed to the hospital and about to undergo a surgical procedure. Set your mind at ease. You have selected a team of doctors and a hospital that is ready to care for you. Depending upon which weight-loss procedure you [...]

Tips for a Surviving a Liquid Diet

Tips for a Surviving a Liquid Diet Your liquid diet may be one of the biggest challenges you face on your weight loss journey. Liquid diets are vital to the recovery process, and although they can be unpleasant, they help your body successfully heal, prevent obstructions, and give your wounds time to scar properly. After [...]

The Pre-Weight Loss Surgery Diet

The Pre-Weight Loss Surgery Diet Weight loss surgery isn’t for everyone. First, you must understand the benefits and risks involved, and you must qualify for the operation. Typically, those who have a body mass index (BMI) of over 40 and who are more than 100 pounds overweight are eligible for the surgery. You may also [...]

Duodenal Switch Surgery Side-Effects & Vitamins

Duodenal Switch Surgery Side-Effects & Vitamins Have you made the decision to fight obesity through bariatric surgery? If you’ve read up on gastric bypass surgery and gastric sleeve, then duodenal switch surgery will sound quite familiar. It is a combination of the two surgeries with the added benefit of eating a rather “normal” diet. DS [...]

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Gastric Sleeve Surgery Side-Effects & Vitamins

Gastric Sleeve Surgery Side-Effects & Vitamins As you research the different types of bariatric surgery, you’ll find that gastric sleeve surgery, also known as laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, has many advantages without the depth of malnutrition that can be present from a full gastric bypass and duodenal surgery. Here is a quick guide of what gastric [...]

What is Revision Surgery for Bariatric Patients?

What is Revision Surgery for Bariatric Patients? Have you had gastric sleeve, or another form of bariatric surgery and it wasn’t successful? Hoping for another option? Revision surgery may be for you. Whether or not you are a candidate for revision surgery depends on many factors, such as if you have already undergone a bariatric [...]

Can you Prevent Hair Loss After Bariatric Surgery?

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Iron Deficiency After Gastric Bypass

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Best Bariatric Surgery Vitamins

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Bariatric Surgery Vitamins & Nutrients

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The Importance of Taking a Bariatric-Specific Multivitamin

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Physical Activity after Bariatric Surgery

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Navigating Food After Weight Loss Surgery

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Tips for Successful Results After Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery

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Gastric Bypass Surgery Side-Effects & Vitamins

Gastric Bypass Surgery Side-Effects & Vitamins Are you considering bariatric surgery? There are many more options today than ever before to help conquer obesity and dangerous weight-related health issues like diabetes, heart disease, and nutritional deficiencies. Here is a quick guide to the ins-and-outs of what gastric bypass involves, some of the side effects, and [...]