Es importante para toda mujer en edad reproductiva saber que, producto de la pérdida del exceso de peso, en algunos casos las posibilidades de embarazo aumenta luego de la cirugía. Se recomienda mantener cuidadosamente las medidas de control de la natalidad durante el período de baja de peso, especialmente el primer año.
Men and women may notice a thinning of the hair three months after surgery. For the vast majority of people the hair is restored after a period of time. Several techniques reduce hair loss and stimulate growth. For recovery, adequate protein, fluid intake, additional zinc and calcium supplement and the use of certain shampoos and conditioners are recommended.
The intestinal habit can be altered after surgery. You will have an evacuation every day or two days and less than before the surgery. If the stool is not excessively hard, there is nothing to worry about. But if you feel uncomfortable, consume plenty of fluids, especially water and high fiber foods include: vegetables, fruits, legumes, seeds, but these products can be included in the diet after you have lost 75% of the excess of weight. Until then, dietary fiber supplement can be added to better balance your diet.
Dizziness, fatigue, feeling of weakness, or palpitations are typical of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar). Caused by not eating at regular intervals. If you experience the symptoms, use snacks containing proteins and starches (such as flours), or fruit sugars in moderate amounts instead of sugar to correct them.
Gastric bypass surgery, usually (but not always) causes individuals to experience the "dumping syndrome" when they consume foods or beverages with high sugar content (and sometimes certain spices). It produces a distension of the intestine, increasing the motility producing a neurological response with increased heart rate and causing sweating, headache, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting. The condition can last from fifteen minutes to three or more hours. It is also possible to have symptoms similar to this syndrome by eating too fast or high-fat foods. In some cases these discomforts diminish over time.
It is essential to consume at least 2 liters of water or non-caloric liquid every day. If there is any interruption of this pattern, caused by difficulty swallowing or nausea, you will develop various undesirable physical problems.
A common cause of vomiting is to eat fast, not chew properly, or take too much food or liquids at once, mixing solids and liquids together can also exceed the capacity of the gastric pouch and cause vomiting.