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Why Is It Important To Avoid Drinking From A Straw After Gastric Sleeve Surgery
Gas: Certain eating behaviors early after bariatric surgery can result in more bloating and discomfort. Typically we instruct patients to avoid chewing gum, sipping through straws, gulping food and liquids, and absolutely avoiding any carbonated drinks. The GI tract tends to be a little slower after surgery. This along with tissue swelling can result in gas accumulation and discomfort. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Surgical procedures for obesity may be appropriate for some dangerously obese people, and they may reduce heart problems and many of the risks associated with obesity. These risks include high blood pressure, sleep apnea, and diabetes. In fact, surgery provides much greater control of weight and diabetes than nonsurgical weight-loss methods. Studies are reporting significant reductions in diabetes, and the need for diabetic medications, after surgery. Other medical conditions that often improve after surgery include heartburn, arthritis, and other joint and circulation problems. The care of patients undergoing bariatric surgery, before and after surgery, requires specialized expertise and facilities. Studies have shown that the likelihood of complications is significantly associated with the experience of the surgeon and staff. Bariatric surgeries produce weight loss through one of two approaches: * Restrictive Banding Procedures. These procedures restrict the amount of food by closing off parts of the stomach with bands. * Malabsorptive Bypass Procedures. This approach restricts the amount of food and also reduces absorption by using a bypass of parts of the intestine. The malabsorptive procedures are more successful in achieving weight loss than the banding approach, but they carry a greater ...Read more
May seem ok but not!: Following bariatric surgery, the risks of drinking alcohol include interference with the healing from the surgery as well as developing alcohol dependence. Check the following article: http://www.Ehow.Com/about_5389845_drinking-after-having-gastric-bypass.Html for more information. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the suitable food that a gastric sleeve patient can eat after a month from doing the surgery ?
Yes: No physiological reason not to.Get a more detailed answer ›
No: Usually seen in psychiatric disorders, water intoxication occurs causing a low sodium level , with generally 15 to 20 liters intake. The kidney can dilute the urine and get rid of water quite well unless it is overwhelmed with that amount. The sudden lowering of sodium can cause serious neurological problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Alcohol is a source of empty calories with very low health benefit (even the red wine angle is now questionable). Someone who has had 4 vessels bypassed in their heart needs to be as healthy as possible to lower weight, lower cholesterol and blood pressure, lower inflammation and blood clotting problems. Alcohol just doesn't add any health benefit in the overall picture. ...Read more
How long after any surgery is it safe to have another. I'm having the gastric sleeve soon then after i want a breast reduction.
I know about foods, exercise and travel, but how soon after tonsil removal surgery is it safe to drink alcohol? And also to be kissing/intimate?
What is more effective, better to the skin and works well .. Having a liposuction before or after a gastric sleeve ?
How much alcohol would cause a person to still be intoxicated the next morning after a night of drinking? How is this possible?
It is recommended not to eat anything 3 hours before going to bed to reduce acid reflux symptoms. How about drinking? Should that also be cut off ?
Is it harmful to drink water after a meal? Is it more apprpriate for digestion to drink water only either before or during a meal?
Food Myths: It is harmful not to drink water. When you drink water is much less important. Medicine has no rules or guidelines on when to drink water. Any guidelines are not coming from medicine. ...Read more
Wait a few days: After any surgical procedure, it is important to remain hydrated to promote healing and good kidney function. Alcohol use commonly results in dehydration, and should be avoided for up to a week after surgery, or until you feel fully "recovered". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Recovering from broken l1. Is it ok to workout 6 months after accident.? If so what types of exercise would be appropriate?
Depends on Type: Depends on exact type of fracture, but likely it would be okay. You have to discuss this and any other concerns, with your treating spine surgeon, as he/she knows the exact type of fracture you had, normally if it was a stable fracture that has healed, then you can get back to all activities without restrictions. ...Read more
Is it ok to drink something acidic like orange juice after a meal if u have a stomach ulcer ? Would the food act as a barrier ie protect the lining
OK IF YOU ARE TREATE: Even though orange juice is very acidic and is adviced not to be consumed if you have peptic ulcer, but if you are being treated with antibiotics for h pylori which causes the ulcer and you have finished the two weeks course and are taking proton pump inhibiters to suppress the acid production in your stomach, you may be able to tolerate orange juice or you can get low acidity orange juice. ...Read more
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