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FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Nutrition (food and supplements) and Fluids

Medications

Fitness

Physical activity is very important for long-term weight management. Different patients may have different needs and abilities. As you progress in your fitness program, your body becomes more efficient at the same activity, which means that you tend to burn fewer calories. As you lose weight, the number of calories burned per hour tends to decrease as well. And so, throughout time, it is necessary to gradually increase the intensity or length of your fitness activities. Your surgeon or fitness instructor may have specific recommendations for you in this regard.

Smoking and Alcohol

To have a lower risk of complications with weight-loss surgery, almost every bariatric surgery program will recommend that you quit smoking or using chewing tobacco prior to your surgery. Hopefully, this can be an opportunity for you to kick the habit for good.

Pregnancy after Bariatric Surgery