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Post-Bariatric surgery is a serious decision, especially if the individual has already gone through bariatric or weight loss surgery. However, the benefits may out-weigh the risks. Patients who choose post-bariatric surgery after weight loss or bariatric surgery report not only an improved body image but also, improved balance of life, mobility, and self-confidence.
Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating Program for Bariatric Surgery: A Companion Workbook and Awareness Journal to Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat by Michelle May MD with Margaret Furtado MS RD. Resolve the mindless habits and emotional eating issues that lead to problems after bariatric surgery. Bariatric surgery is only a tool; mindful eating will help it work better. After all, it STILL isn't about the food!
There are several different types of weight-loss surgery (also called bariatric surgery), including gastric bypass and gastric banding, but all involve making the stomach smaller. This infographic explains how these procedures differ.