Bariatric surgery has become an increasingly popular and effective solution for individuals struggling with obesity. However, the journey towards weight loss and long-term success after surgery is not without its challenges. Support groups in bariatric surgery success play a crucial role throughout the process, offering patients a network of individuals who can provide emotional support, […]
In many cases, our mood affects what and how we eat. It is normal for intense emotions to make us feel a loss of control when it comes to eating. So it is not surprising that there is a link between depression and weight gain. However, it’s not just caused by environmental mechanisms but also […]
The topic of how to boost mental health has been swirling since the rise of social media. Whether talking about how to manifest your emotions or let go of things that don’t serve us, we can all agree that mental health is essential to finding fulfillment in life. The term “mental health” encompasses our emotional, […]
Talking to a loved one about obesity can be a difficult conversation. Obesity affects nearly 42% of the American adult population, so the chances that you know someone who is suffering from this disease is very high. In most cases, your loved one likely knows they are overweight and are aware of the complications of […]
Weight loss surgery is a significant stressor in your life and can lead to addictive behaviors after bariatric surgery. Many bariatric patients suffer, or have suffered, from psychological conditions such as anxiety, depression, loneliness, and difficulty handling the social stresses of being overweight. Bariatric surgery can reopen past wounds that could derail your long-term success […]
Finding confidence after bariatric surgery isn’t hard in the first few months post-operatively. One of the many benefits of bariatric surgery is the confidence you will gain after losing weight. The first few months after surgery are euphoric—the weight is coming off, and you feel much healthier. In many cases, patients will maintain most of […]
Hobbies are a wonderful way to spend your free time while allowing your mind to recharge. Engaging in a fun leisure activity can actually improve your mental health by staving off boredom and helping you avoid bad eating habits. This is why picking up a hobby is highly recommended for people suffering from depression, anxiety, […]
Nutrition after bariatric surgery is the most critical component to achieving long-term weight loss success. In this bariatric nutrition guide, learn everything you need to know about bariatric nutrition pre-op and post-op and nutrition basics.