Why You Need a Multivitamin after Bariatric Surgery

By Bari Life

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 recovery from major surgeries, bariatric surgery patients have a whole new set of dietary and eating guidelines to adhere to. Immediately after surgery, patients must stick to a clear liquid diet, continued until the gastrointestinal tract has begun to recover. This is followed by a several-weeks long blended or pureed, sugar-free diet. Overeating will be permanently curbed due to the changes the stomach has undergone, with too much food consumption resulting in nausea and vomiting.

Vitamin Supplementation is Essential for Bariatric Patients

Also, due to the body’s reduced absorption of nutrients, bariatric patients will need to take vitamins to offset this effect, quite possibly for the rest of their life. However, this step doesn’t need to be difficult, painful, or trying, due to the amazing multivitamin products offered by Bari Life.

By choosing Bari Life multivitamins, bariatric surgery patients can greatly aid their recovery and simplify their post-surgery routine. Many post-surgery patients are required to take a number of different vitamins and pills during the recovery period, and must adhere to a strict timetable while doing so. Bari Life’s customized multivitamin formula, formulated by a bariatric surgeon based on his own experiences with patients, combines all of these required vitamins into one single bottle.

Over-the-Counter Vitamins Aren’t Enough

Due to the body’s reduced absorption of nutrients following bariatric surgery, it is common for bariatric surgery patients to experience deficiencies in iron and vitamins A, B-1, B-12, and D. While it may seem like this can be remedied by using an over-the-counter, everyday multivitamin, studies have shown this to be false. Available data shows that these formulations do not protect patients from metabolic deficiencies after surgery, and that many deficiencies appear within the first 3 to 6 months postoperatively. With the Bari Life vitamin regimen, however, the odds of developing a deficiency decrease by 80% for Vitamin D, 90% for Vitamin A, 80% for Iron, 89% for B-12, and 83% for B-1.

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Bari Life Vitamins Come in Different, Convenient Forms

Bari Life multivitamin formulas come in a number of different forms as well. For those who don’t like swallowing pills, there are flavored and unflavored powders that can be easily added to the liquid of your choosing. There are also pleasantly-scented, no-taste tablets that leave no chalky residue. No matter your preference, Bari Life has vitamin options for you.

Don’t feel like you need to settle into a lifetime of hassle with numerous vitamins and strict timetables after your bariatric surgery. Simplify your regimen, and go for a multivitamin solution from Bari Life.

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