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November 18th, 2016

Bariatric Vitamin Guide

Everyone knows that taking vitamins benefits your health. However, it is less often known why this is true. In order to function properly, your body needs the correct balance of vitamins and minerals. These vitamins not only help to regulate some of the body’s most important processes, they also have an impact on weight. Vitamins […]

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Bariatric relationship issues
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July 20th, 2017

Relationship Challenges After Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery is one of the most profound transformations a person can undertake. While exercising regularly, eating the right foods and taking supplements is part of the post-operative journey, one of the biggest challenges is how the person is perceived by others. Even though the weight loss is positive for health and social reasons, leaving […]

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Bariatric Personality Changes
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July 6th, 2017

Personality Changes After Bariatric Surgery

When facing surgery people know to prepare for the physical and financial toll it will take on them, but rarely do we think about the emotional toll. Generally speaking, the goal of any type of bariatric surgery is to restrict calories and make the patient feel full by reducing or limiting parts of the intestine […]

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Bariatric hair loss
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June 28th, 2017

Bariatric Patients and Hair Loss

Hair loss after bariatric surgery can be frustrating and emotionally exhausting. You’ve taken on a huge lifestyle change to improve your health and appearance – and then out of nowhere, large clumps of hair start appearing on your brush, in your shower, and on your pillow. It can be stressful, but in most cases, there’s […]

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Summer Bariatric Recipes
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June 21st, 2017

Bariatric Summer Recipes

After having bariatric surgery, your eating habits have changed. However, you don’t have to miss out on the great summer tastes that you love. Your portions may be smaller, but with these nutrient dense, flavor-packed recipes, you’ll enjoy summer barbecues as diligently as ever. Since different diets are required at different stages of your bariatric […]

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June 14th, 2017

Benefits of Joining a Bariatric Support Group

The entire experience of getting bariatric surgery is one that is only truly understood by those who go through it. From the initial decision to have the surgery to the aftermath once the operation is over, the details and stress involved can be overwhelming. While most patients have friends and family to talk to about […]

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June 7th, 2017

Top Bariatric Apps

Bariatric surgery is a very complicated and involved procedure that takes a lot of preparation, medical oversight and a long recovery process. However, for those suffering from obesity, this procedure can be one of the most important treatments in the world. According to the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, a majority of those who […]

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Bariatric surgery depression
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May 31st, 2017

Bariatric Surgery and Depression

  Bariatric surgery is a life-changing – and often life-saving – procedure. Most people find that their quality of life improves after surgery, but it’s important to be aware of the potential complications that may arise, too. People who have undergone bariatric surgery experience higher-than-average rates of depression compared to the general population. Educating yourself […]

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May 24th, 2017

Why You Need a Multivitamin after Bariatric Surgery

Undergoing bariatric surgery can lead to incredibly positive life changes. Many patients feel they’ve been given a new lease on life, freed from the physical and emotional constraints they felt with their pre-surgery body. However, the recovery period after undergoing bariatric surgery can be a difficult and trying time. Besides the physical pains that accompany […]

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May 17th, 2017

Lunch Ideas for Bariatric Patients

After undergoing bariatric surgery, it will take some time to fully recover, and your eating habits may never fully be the same. However, that is hardly something to fret over; the benefits of the surgery and the new body that comes with it will far exceed the change in diet. While your doctor will give […]

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May 10th, 2017

Drinking Soda After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Gastric sleeve surgery changes your life from how you look to how you perceive food and ultimately what your new eating habits are going to be like for the rest of your life. One of the biggest struggles with getting a gastric sleeve is learning what foods and beverages your new stomach can handle. Many […]

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