Dr. Fernando Garcia Blog

5 Reasons Why You May Not Be Losing Weight After Gastric Sleeve

April 30, 2015 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Complications

Some reasons why you may not be losing weight after gastric sleeve surgery include excessive calorie consumption and lack of physical activity.

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The Warnings Signs of a Gastric Sleeve Leak: What Patients Should Know

April 25, 2015 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Complications

Gastric sleeve leakage can be potentially deadly. Knowing the warning signs of gastrointestinal leakage can save your life after sleeve gastrectomy.

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Hair Loss After Gastric Sleeve Surgery: Why Does This Happen?

April 20, 2015 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Side Effects Hair Loss

Hair loss is a side effect of gastric sleeve and bariatric surgery options. Find out why major weight loss leads to hair shedding and thinning called telogen effluvium.

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A Helpful Grocery List for After You've Undergone Gastric Sleeve Surgery

April 15, 2015 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Diet

This gastric sleeve grocery list will give you a good idea of what you can and cannot eat/drink after a bariatric surgery procedure has been performed.

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