The doctors and nutritional counselor working through the Tijuana Bariatric Center can help frustrated patients undo the effects of overeating after bariatric surgery at a Tijuana, Mexico, hospital. In addition to getting you back on track, we can help patients learn healthy habits and lay the foundations for a fitter lifestyle.
Eating too much is frustratingly easy. Many factors can contribute to the problem, but two are particularly common: poor adjustment and long-established habits.
While it might seem counterintuitive, snacking can be an effective way to curb overeating.
Adjusting to the bariatric diet can be difficult for a number of reasons, ranging from frustration over restrictions on what you can eat, to simply misjudging whether or not you are full. Further complicating this problem is a tendency to overeat. Many bariatric patients struggle with limiting their portions, and this habit often contributes to any existing weight issues. In addition to following tips and guidelines, many of our patients join support groups or online forums as well.
Bariatric surgery dramatically changes the digestive system, so overeating will result in substantial repercussions. Because the stomach is physically limited in its capacity, there are immediate physical consequences to overeating, including:
These physical side effects can both deter and motivate patients. While highly unpleasant, they give patients a concrete reason for sticking to their diet. However, if you overeat regularly, this discomfort will fade because the stomach stretches out. Ultimately, then, sticking to the prescribed diet is up to the patient.
Avoiding the tendency to overeat mainly relies on improving old habits. While revisional surgery may be necessary in rare cases, your nutritionist is more likely to recommend a number of tips for limiting your caloric intake:
The doctors and counselors coordinating with the Tijuana Bariatric Center are dedicated to ensuring the best possible results for every patient. Contact the network today to take advantage of the post-surgical support and counseling offered through the center.