Doctor insights on:
How To Lose Gained Weight After Gastric Bypass
Stop weight loss: Usually, weight loss tapers off and stops around a year to a year and a half after bypass surgery. If you are under a year out from surgery, i wouldn't worry about it. If you are several years out, make sure you eat enough food everyday. Some surgeons bypass too much of your intestinal tract and that can cause excessive weight loss. That can be fixed surgically. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on you: Sleeve gastrectomy is a physiologic restrictive operation. The average weight loss is about 70% of the excess weight. However, it depends on the patient and his/her initial weight before surgery. Nothing say that you cant lose all your excess weight if you follow the instruction of the diet and exercise. I have several patients who lost more than 100 lbs. in the first 6 month after the surgery. ...Read more
Weight gain: After this surgery it will take time (3 to 9 months) before you are recovered. Most patients lose 20 to 30 pounds with this operation. To increase your daily calories, add drinks with calories, ensure, milkshakes, juices. Add protein powder to your drinks. Eat more frequently, every 2 or 3 hours. Get plenty of rest. Nap at least once daily. Walk. Good luck. ...Read more
Complicated Question: You might want 2 chat w/ someone at the natl assn of anorexia nervosa & related disorders helpline about this, so you can discuss your rea http://bit.Ly/16crmyh. Call (630) 577-1330 to talk to someone who'll very likely understand your fears about weight/weight gain. Relapse is very common among those w/ anorexia. Preoccupation with weight/body size & shape can often slip back into your life. ...Read more
Sleeve surgery: Is safe and effective. It works through several hormonal pathways and not just restriction (e.g. Ghrelin, glp-1, pyy, etc). These honors take hunger away. Lifestyle changes are required for all bariatric surgeries. When all goes away, patients lose 60-75 lbs, for every 100 lbs they are over weight. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you begin to regain weight after gastric bypass surgery, talk to your doctor: You may have a sense of what’s causing your weight gain. However, you may need a more thorough evaluation to determine what factors — medical, psychological, lifestyle — are involved in the weight gain. You may have gained weight after gastric bypass surgery because of changes in your stomach and intestine that allow you to eat more and absorb more calories. It's also possible that your diet and exercise habits have slipped, in which case you must typically lose the regained weight the old-fashioned way — both by reducing your calorie intake and increasing your physical activity. In some cases, a second surgery to repair — or redo — a gastric bypass may be appropriate. This is especially true if the anatomy of your stomach and small intestine have changed, such as with a fistula (additional connection between the stomach and intestine). However, a second surgery has an increased risk of complications, including infection, bleeding and leaks in the gastrointestinal tract. Because of these risks, gastric bypass surgery usually isn't redone if you regain weight because of poor diet or exercise habits. Gastric bypass surgery can be an effective treatment for obesity, and most people do lose weight after the procedure if they are adequately prepared for the changes that are necessary. But you'll always be at risk of regaining weight, even years later. To help reach your weight-loss goal and prevent weight regain, it's crucial to make lifestyle changes along with having gastric bypass surgery. ...Read more
Avoid heart attack: After cardiac bypass surgery, it is vital that you make a plan that will ensure you never need another surgery, never have a heart attack or stroke, and maintain a high quality of life for years to come. Reduce fats and foods that increase cholesterol to help keep your arteries clear. Lose weight to reduce the stress on your cardiovascular system. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Likely be advised to: People tend to lose weight after heart surgery more so because of being advised that their bad food habits have to change for them to have a chance of a prolonged life. So if you are having surgery at age 36 then your doctors will definitely talk to you about getting cholesterol under control and any other medical issue like diabetes, stopping cigarette smoking and adding exercise to your routine. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not very: You may be a good candidate for a body lift or a tummy tuck, maybe even arm skin tightening. After losing massive weight, your skin is left loose. Additional liposuction may even make this worse. Skin will not shrink up unfortunately and needs to be surgically tightened up. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Complicated Question: You might want 2 chat w/ someone at the natl assn of anorexia nervosa ; related disorders helpline about this, so you can discuss your rea http://bit.Ly/16crmyh. Call (630) 577-1330 to talk to someone who'll very likely understand your fears about weight/weight gain. Relapse is very common among those w/ anorexia. Preoccupation with weight/body size ; shape can often slip back into your life. ...Read more
Probably not: Gallbladder disease frequently causes nausea or pain after eating. Removing the gallbladder relieves these symptoms and can promote an increased appetite and a return to higher calorie, greasy foods that bothered you before the procedure. Most people maintain their weight, but others gain. Weight loss is generally not a result of cholecystectomy. ...Read more
Dietary: All you can do right now will be portion control and eating healthy as you have to limit activity after your surgery for full recovery. ...Read more
Gastric bypass: Very effective. In fact, it is the most effective weight loss operation when compared to the lap band and sleeve gastrectomy. In addition, it has nearly a 90% cure rate for type 2 diabetes. Most people lose between 65-70% of their excess body weight. So if you are 100lbs overweight, that's about 65-70lbs of weight loss at a year to 18 months. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diet and exercise: Losing weight after acl surgery is no different than losing weight any other time. Watch your calorie intake, eat healthy (lean proteins, lots of fruits and vegetables, avoid sugary and/or alcoholic drinks, avoid carbs), and of course exercise regularly and increase your overall activity level (i.e. Take the stairs instead of the elevator, park farther away, etc). ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Weight gain after gastric bypass and menopause
- How quickly do you lose weight after a gastric bypass?
- How to lose weight after gaining from a gastric bypass?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- How fast do you lose weight after gastric bypass?
- How much weight will i lose after gastric bypass surgery?
- How much weight do you lose after gastric bypass surgery?
- Losing weight 10 years after gastric bypass
- Talk to a gastroenterologist online