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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 …

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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.

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