Category: Weight Loss

What to Know About Exercising After Bariatric Surgery

Obesity takes its toll on the body. Before bariatric surgery most patients do very little exercise other than maybe walking, even with the best intentions. Working out is just too uncomfortable and difficult to manage. Once the surgery is completed, there will be some specific recommendations about exercise. If you are contemplating weight loss surgery, here is what to know about exercising after bariatric surgery.

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How Does Life Change After Weight Loss Surgery?

When most people consider having weight loss surgery they think of how great they will look and feel in their new bathing suit. Maybe they think about getting back into those favorite jeans which have been at the bottom of a drawer for years. It could also be a boost to their self-confidence. This is just the start! How does life change after weight loss surgery?

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How Weight Loss Surgery Can Slow Down Your Aging

We have all seen the endless before and after photos of people who have lost weight on this or that weight loss product. The one thing that is most noticeable is how much younger the person looks in the after photo. They almost look like they have turned back the clock. Now we have more proof other than our eyes. How weight loss surgery can slow down your aging.

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What Are The Different Types Of Weight Loss Surgeries?

Weight loss surgery can not only help you lose weight, but also improve other issues arising from obesity. As a consequence, it can extend many years to your life. If you are thinking about taking this beneficial step, you may be wondering: what are the different types of weight loss surgeries available to me?

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Lifestyle Changes After Bariatric Surgery

There is no such thing as easy fixes or shortcuts when it comes to the important things in life. This certainly applies to bariatric surgery. If you think it’s a short cut, it’s not, because you must do some work too. Bariatric surgery is but a beginning. It gives you the opportunity and a head start to the healthy life you want to live, however you will be responsible for some basic lifestyle changes after bariatric surgery.

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Talking About Your Weight Loss Surgery To Loved Ones

You’ve finally made the important decision to take control of your weight and ultimately your health. You have completed all the research and chosen the surgeon to perform your weight loss surgery. Now the question is: should you tell anyone? Talking about your weight loss surgery to loved ones is your choice.

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Weight Loss Surgery: What To Know About Alcohol & Substance Use

When you make the decision to have weight loss surgery, you are making a promise to yourself to improve your overall lifestyle and make needed changes. Eating and drinking will change as the weight slowly comes off, and other tendencies will need to be tempered. If you have made the decision to have weight loss surgery, here is what to know about alcohol & substance abuse.

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Recovering From Bariatric Surgery: What To Know

When you are contemplating bariatric surgery, you want to know everything. How much weight will you be able to lose, how fast will you lose it, and what will be your restrictions are all questions you want answered. If you have responsibilities like children and a demanding job, there are other important unknowns like recovery from this surgery. Recovering from bariatric surgery: what to know.

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