Dr. Fernando Garcia Blog

10 Common Bariatric Surgery Myths: Weight Loss Misconceptions

April 23, 2018 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Bariatric Surgery

Even though bariatric surgery is popular, there are many myths in popular culture. Our Tijuana, Mexico surgical weight loss team debunks these misconceptions with facts.

Read More

Body Aches After Bariatric Surgery: Side Effects and Remedies

April 18, 2018 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Bariatric Surgery Side Effects

Many bariatric surgery patients experience joint, muscle, and bone pain after the procedure. The Tijuana Bariatric team explores the causes of body aches and how to manage these weight loss side effects.

Read More

Citerra Financing Makes Bariatric Procedures More Affordable

March 23, 2018 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Bariatric Surgery Financing

Patients at Tijuana Bariatrics can apply for Citerra financing to make bariatric procedures more affordable.

Read More

How to Maintain Normal Blood Sugar After Gastric Bypass

March 16, 2018 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Bypass Blood Sugar Normal Blood Sugar Bariatric Surgery

Tijuana Bariatrics educates patients on how to maintain normal blood sugar after gastric bypass surgery to ensure their health and safety.

Read More

Thigh Lift After Bariatric Surgery May Be Just What You Need

March 9, 2018 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Thigh Lift Body Contouring

Loose and sagging skin of the thighs can be treated with a thighplasty. The team at Tijuana Bariatrics discuss body lift surgery after major weight loss.

Read More

Plastic Surgery After Bariatric Surgery: Refining Your Appearance

March 2, 2018 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Plastic Surgery Bariatric Surgery

After major weight loss from bariatric procedures, patients often undergo plastic surgery to get ride of loose skin and stretch marks. Tijuana Bariatrics considers body lift options.

Read More

Maintaining a Healthy Weight After Pregnancy: Helpful Tips

March 1, 2018 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Pregnancy Weight Loss Diet Exercise

After having a baby, losing weight can be a challenge. The team at Tijuana Bariatrics offers some tips for shedding pounds and staying as healthy as possible.

Read More

Duodenal Switch Preparation: Pre-Op Instructions for Patients

February 22, 2018 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Duodenal Switch Bariatric Surgery

Before duodenal switch, patients have instructions for surgical preparation. The surgeons at Tijuana Bariatrics cover these pre-op tips to ensure problem-free surgery and recovery.

Read More

Gastric Bypass Surgery Statistics: Crunching Health Numbers

February 15, 2018 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Bypass Bariatric Surgery

Gastric bypass is an effective weight loss surgery method. The statistics back it up. The Tijuana Bariatrics team considers some important numbers when it comes to the procedure.

Read More

Can Bariatric Surgery Reduce the Risk of Breast Cancer?

February 8, 2018 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Bariatric Surgery Cancer

Obesity and a high body mass index (BMI) has been linked to increased breast cancer risk. The team at Tijuana Bariatrics discusses the health benefits of weight loss surgery.

Read More