What to do after Weight Loss Surgery

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What to do after Weight Loss Surgery

What to do after Weight Loss Surgery

After undergoing weight loss surgery, many patients begin to see vast improvements in their health and self-esteem. Their confidence typically skyrockets, leading these patients to begin making better lifestyle choices. However, it is imperative that a patient that has undergone body-contouring surgery makes sure that their new lifestyle choices make a lasting impact on their health.

Helpful Tips to Keep the Weight Off

Undergoing weight loss surgery is only the beginning of a long battle for many. The real fight is keeping all that weight from returning. Unfortunately, some patients are unable to make the necessary changes to their daily routine and consequently their lost weight returns. Below are a few helpful tips to keep all the hard fought weight off your body:

  • Speak to a dietitian about a new personalized diet
  • Begin exercising frequently and vigorously
  • Spend your free time in active ways
  • Have confidence in your new appearance
  • Always make the healthier lifestyle choice

Receiving weight loss surgery does not mean that the weight is lost forever. This weight can return faster than most people anticipate and can make receiving the surgery a waste of time and resources. However, if you make lasting lifestyle changes and follow the above tips, you will continue to look beautiful and healthy.

Contact an Iowa Cosmetic Surgeon

The doctors at Bergman Folkers Plastic Surgery understand the struggles of losing weight and will do their best to make the process as painless and straightforward as possible. Our specialists are dedicated to helping you lose the initial weight and keeping that weight off for years to come. If you or someone you know is considering weight loss surgery, contact our offices at (515) 222-1111 to speak with our qualified surgeons today.