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Nausea after Weight Loss Surgery

Nausea after Bariatric Surgery – What to do?

Vitals and Vitamins to Overcome Nausea If you have chronic nausea, one thing to do is go to your primary health care physician and have your labs drawn. They will check your B Vitamins as well as B12, folic acid and your iron levels just to make sure that everything is as it should be; …


Realistic Weight Loss Goals After Bariatric Surgery

Question – What do you mean by having a realistic goal with weight loss after bariatric surgery? Our US-Registered Bariatric Nutritionist answers: “According to the 2009 (ASMBS) American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery position statement on the sleeve gastrectomy, average excess weight loss is 55%. Depending on the study and individual this number can …


Sharing Weight Loss Journey after Bariatric Surgery

Question – How do I share my weight loss journey post bariatric surgery with strangers, co-workers and old friends? Our US-registered Bariatric Dietitian says – “Informing your boss, co-workers, family, friends, and even strangers can be a little bit tricky depending on the relationship. It is always up to you how much you want to share …

Hair Loss After Weight Loss Surgery

How to Cope with the Hair Loss Post Weight Loss Surgery?

Our bariatric nutritionist answers: Hair loss is something that a lot of people go through and typically begins around weeks 6 through 12. Because this time period coincides with when many people are eating very low calories and may not be reaching their protein goals, it is frequently automatically assumed that the two are related. …


Weight Management After Injury

 Why do we gain weight after an injury? Weight gain after an injury typically occurs because you are not able to be as active as previously, before the injury. Many individuals also notice that with increased time around the house recouping from an injury and having more time to sit, they also develop some boredom …

Pregnancy After Bariatric Surgery

Will I be able to get Pregnant after Bariatric Surgery?

Weight loss is known to enhance fertility. Bariatric surgery can help you conceive if obesity was preventing you from getting pregnant. It can also reduce the risk of certain problems related to pregnancy, such as gestational diabetes, hypertension, and preeclampsia. The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)  recommends that you wait for 12 …