Dr. Fernando Garcia Blog

How Obesity Inhibits Exercise

July 5, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Obesity Bariatric Surgery

Let's explore how obesity inhibits exercise and how obesity treatment from our team at Tijuana Bariatrics can help overcome these challenges.

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Is Bariatric Surgery Safe for Patients with Cirrhosis?

June 28, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Cirrhosis Bariatric Surgery

Can people with cirrhosis safely undergo bariatric surgery? The weight loss surgeons at our practice consider these issues and more.

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How Bariatric Surgery Affects Absorption of Medication

June 24, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery can have some impact on the absorption of medications and various drugs. Let's explore the issue in more detail.

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What Are the Risks of Duodenal Switch Surgery?

June 20, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Duodenal Switch

Duodenal switch surgery can help with weight loss goals, but it carries some risks. Let's take a moment to consider the possible duodenal switch risks.

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Can Bariatric Surgery Reduce the Need for Hip Replacement?

June 9, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Bariatric Surgery

Can bariatric surgery reduce the need for hip replacement? Our doctors at Tijuana Bariatrics answer questions such as this during your consultation.

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Can Bariatric Surgery Reduce the Need for Knee Replacement?

May 31, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Arthritis Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery can reduce the severity of osteoarthritis later in life. Surgical weight loss could prevent the need for knee and joint replacement.

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Converting LAP-BAND® to Gastric Sleeve or Bypass

May 24, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Lap Band Bariatric Surgery

Dr. Fernando Garcia and Dr. David Vasquez offer revision surgery to convert a LAP-BAND® to a gastric sleeve or gastric bypass.

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Will the Stomach Stretch after Gastric Sleeve Surgery?

May 19, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Bariatric Surgery

Will the stomach stretch after gastric sleeve surgery? We'll explore this question and more in this blog post.

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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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Managing Low Blood Sugar after Bariatric Surgery

April 28, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery is associated with some risks. In this blog post, we'll take a look at low blood sugar after bariatric surgery and how to prevent it.

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