Dr. Fernando Garcia Blog

Bariatric Surgery After Previous Abdominal Procedures: What Patients Should Know

July 30, 2016 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Bariatric Surgery Abdominal Surgery

A previous abdominal surgery may prevent you from undergoing bariatric surgery, even laparoscopic weight loss procedures.

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Lifestyle Changes to Make Before Bariatric Surgery

July 25, 2016 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Bariatric Surgery

Making lifestyle changes before bariatric surgery can be a crucial first step to recovery. Let's cover some basics.

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The History of Bariatric Surgery: More Than a Century of Innovation

July 20, 2016 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery has evolved over the years. Let's look at the history of weight loss surgery and how it has improved.

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Can Bariatric Surgery Help to Reduce Snoring?

July 18, 2016 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Bariatric Surgery

Snoring is often a symptom of sleep apnea, which is related to morbid obesity. Therefore, bariatric surgery may be able to reduce snoring in some cases.

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Why You Should Quit Smoking After Bariatric Surgery

July 1, 2016 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Smoking Healthy Habits Bariatric Surgery

By quitting smoking after bariatric surgery, you help ensure good overall health and wellness on top of your weight loss.

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