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    Increase protein, fiber and and fluids to...

    Increase protein, fiber and and fluids to decrease the chance of constipation.
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    I can have alcohol after time, but some drinks...

    I can have alcohol after time, but some drinks have a lot of sugar, which could cause dumping. Also, after surgery, alcohol will have a more powerful effect on your body, so beware of that.
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    I would strongly advise against driving. In my...

    I would strongly advise against driving. In my experience, it was very uncomfortable driving even just for 2 miles to go to the store a few days after I had the surgery. I can't imagine tolerating a...
  4. I was 46 yo. From 298, I lost 98 lbs.`I know I...

    I was 46 yo. From 298, I lost 98 lbs.`I know I still need to loose more but I'm working on it
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    Post op $AVINGS discussion

    For people who've had their weight loss surgeries, now that you're post op, do you feel like you are saving money from spending less eating out and/or buying so much food while at the grocery? I know...
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    I agree! Some popular surgeons in Mexico charge...

    I agree! Some popular surgeons in Mexico charge as follows:
    Dr. Jaime Ponce de leon - $4999 upwards
    Dr. Jesus Lopez Dominguez - $4399 upwards
    Dr. Jalil Illan - $4399 upwards

    I think that's a...
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    Personally, I would recommend to focus on staying...

    Personally, I would recommend to focus on staying healthy. It is very important to get all of the nutrition necessary but remember not to eat too many calories. Think of the vitamins that will be...
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    I would that agree that day 2, 3 and 4 were...

    I would that agree that day 2, 3 and 4 were definitely the worst for me. But on my 6th day, I started to be feel better and able to care for myself with no help for the first time. Hope you're...
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    great job on stopping drinking coffee and...

    great job on stopping drinking coffee and smoking. It's really tough to do all that since it's like an addiction. Just continue doing that and eat a healthy diet so it will be easier.
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    Hey, BBeautiful! It really natural to be nervous...

    Hey, BBeautiful! It really natural to be nervous when you're about to undergo a surgical procedure. But know that just coz you've never actually met your suregon, it doesn't mean that he's qualified....
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    Hey Big-N-Tall! Thanks for replying! Last Monday,...

    Hey Big-N-Tall! Thanks for replying! Last Monday, I had a pre-op appointment and they're moving the surgery in a few weeks. The doctor tells me he plans to do a combination procedure. So it's male...
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    Breast Reduction for Guys

    As a guy who has lost a lot of weight, I also been looking into some skin reduction surgery and liposuction for gynecomastia. I was wondering if are any guys here who have had this procedure. Any...
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    Hey, ABaylor75! Since the results are different...

    Hey, ABaylor75! Since the results are different for everyone like DrNina67 said that there are certain factors to consider, let me just share what is working for me...

    So at about 2-3 months out,...
  14. For me, I find that water aerobics works best....

    For me, I find that water aerobics works best. But then pool area gets rather cold indoors so summer would be best to do it here and the plus side is I get a nice tan! I agree that walking is also...
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    I went by myself and I was okay. The nurses were...

    I went by myself and I was okay. The nurses were so nice and treat me well. There were also several at the center where I was at who came by themselves and they were perfectly fine. But I would...
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    Vitamin B12 deficiency can cause memory loss,...

    Vitamin B12 deficiency can cause memory loss, anemia, numbness, and disorientation. Lack in calcium can lead to diseases such as bone pain, osteoporosis, rickets, muscle cramping, and hypotension....
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    It is extremely vital to get a secure Gastric...

    It is extremely vital to get a secure Gastric Plication operation in order for us to get the most successful results and with no complications. Fortunately, most of the Gastric Plication patients...
  18. Excellent information BabsDin. I have friend who...

    Excellent information BabsDin.
    I have friend who set up a lap band surgery appointment in another country back in '09. When he visited the place, he was dissatisfied by the lack of facilities and...
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    During my 3 months post op, and I can pretty much...

    During my 3 months post op, and I can pretty much do any exercises I want, except for heavy weight lifting. I'm doing aerobic exercises and cardio exercises at home, and I always walk a lot. I want...
  20. My doctor recommended vitamin B12 injections once...

    My doctor recommended vitamin B12 injections once a month, but I take multivitamins and vitamin c. It's also important to have the blood levels checked regularly just to be safe and ensure that...
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    I love banana peanut butter and choco banana...

    I love banana peanut butter and choco banana peanut butter so much because it keeps you very satisfied and full for a long time. The peanut butter gives a great taste to milk, banana, and chocolate....
  22. After the operation, some patients observe a...

    After the operation, some patients observe a change in smell and taste. You may not like foods that you used to love. Burgers and fries use to be favorite foods to eat but not anymore. I gag whenever...
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    Oh what a surprise! Standard hospital stay for...

    Oh what a surprise! Standard hospital stay for both sleeves and bypasses are like 3-5 days where I got surgery. Patients are discharged mostly on the 5th post-op day.
  24. Hi there! Before I was scheduled for surgery,...

    Hi there!

    Before I was scheduled for surgery, these are the things I did:

    - I gave up caffeine, carbonated drinks and alcohol. Stop consuming all these as they are not healthy at all especially...
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