Dr. Fernando Garcia Blog

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.

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Mood Swings After Bariatric Surgery: Understanding Side Effects

May 2, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Bariatric Surgery Side Effects

Mood swings and changes in your emotions are common side effects after bariatric surgery. Let's consider recovery after surgical weight loss.

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The Side Effects of Single Incision Laparoscopic Sleeve (SILS)

December 26, 2016 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Single Incision Laparoscopic Sleeve Side Effects

Single Incision Laparoscopic Sleeve (SILS) has similar side effects as traditional gastric sleeve surgery, though potentially improved healing times.

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The Side Effects of Gastric Bypass Surgery

October 24, 2016 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Bypass Bariatric Surgery Side Effects

After gastric bypass surgery, patients will experience a number of side effects as they recover, Let's go over them briefly and offer healing tips.

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The Side Effects of LAP-BAND® Surgery

September 30, 2016 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Lap Band Side Effects

LAP-BAND® surgery comes with its share of post-surgical side effects. Let's consider the healing and recovery process.

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As a Gastric Sleeve Patient, Why Do I Get Hiccups After Eating?

August 30, 2015 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Side Effects Hiccups

Some gastric sleeve patients complain of hiccups after the procedure. Why does this occur and what can be done? Read on to find out.

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Gastric Sleeve and Nausea: What Patients Should Understand

June 20, 2015 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Nausea Side Effects

Nausea is a side effect that people experience after gastric sleeve surgery. There are a few ways that these issues can be prevented.

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Gastric Sleeve and Anemia: What Patients Should Know About Their Diet After Surgery

May 16, 2015 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Side Effects Anemia Diet

Anemia is a potential side effect after gastric sleeve surgery, though issues with iron deficiency are also more likely following gastric bypass.

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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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Excess Skin after Gastric Sleeve Surgery: What Patients Can Do

October 21, 2014 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Side Effects

After losing weight from a gastric sleeve, it is not uncommon for people to have loose and sagging skin. Body contouring surgery can address these matters.

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