Managing Headaches After Bariatric Surgery

May 09, 2022 By Donald Maynard, MD, FACS In Post Weight Loss Surgery
Headaches after bariatric surgery
Headaches after bariatric surgery is surprisingly more common than patients are led to believe. In this blog, we will talk about why people get headaches after bariatric surgery and some remedies you can use, and how we typically treat these. One of the critical things to note about headaches is whe...

Taking Medications after Bariatric Surgery

April 25, 2022 By Donald Maynard, MD, FACS In Post Weight Loss Surgery
Resuming Medications after Weight Loss Surgery
Medications after bariatric surgery vary significantly depending on the type of bariatric procedure you had as well as how rapidly your health improves. Obesity is linked to many health conditions, such as diabetes, hypertension, cancers, and arthritis. Studies have found that around 80% of bariat...

Responsibly Drinking After Weight Loss Surgery

April 18, 2022 By Donald Maynard, MD, FACS In Post Weight Loss Surgery
Drinking after weight loss surgery
Today we’re going to talk about drinking after weight loss surgery and some of the negative impacts alcohol can have on weight loss surgery and your post-op care. Alcoholism has its own set of issues and complications, and we won’t be going into that specifically. But we will be talking about h...