gastric bypass

I’ve hit a stall less than a month after my surgery. What can I do?

Most people think that post-surgical weight loss is a constant downward trajectory. Unfortunately it’s not. Weight loss, whether surgical or non-surgical, is more of a stepwise process. You lose a few pounds and then you stall. You lose a few more pounds and then you stall. It’s just the way the body works. Embracing non …

I’ve hit a stall less than a month after my surgery. What can I do? Read More »

I can eat more than I expected after RYGB. Do I have false expectations?

One of the hardest things about bariatric surgery is that you can do all the research in the world and still not have a strong grasp on what to expect. Our bodies are so complex and outcomes vary greatly from person to person. So what one person experiences may be vastly different from what another …

I can eat more than I expected after RYGB. Do I have false expectations? Read More »

Can prior bariatric surgery impact the treatment you receive when diagnosed with a serious illness?

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and steroid drugs, such as prednisone, are typically intolerable after a gastric bypass. As such, any disease that rely’s on these medications can be more difficult to treat after surgery. There are, however, other medications that can be prescribed and more importantly the benefits of bariatric surgery vastly outweigh the restriction of these medications.

Will The Post-Surgery Diet Cause Weight Loss If You Don’t Have The Surgery?

Bariatric surgery is an effective tool in losing weight because of the hormonal changes it causes which induce weight loss. The surgery is what drives the weight loss, not the postoperative diet. The postoperative diet is used to help your body recover from surgery. If you are looking for a diet that will drive weight …

Will The Post-Surgery Diet Cause Weight Loss If You Don’t Have The Surgery? Read More »

Scroll to Top