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Ulcers, Gastric Bypass

Ulcers: Risks, symptoms, and treatments

One possible consequence of WLS can be the development of an ulcer. Ulcers do not go away on their own, it is important to seek the help of a medical professional to help address them. They are caused by H. pylori, a bacteria that is found in the mucosal lining of the stomach and intestines.
Kaelyn Johnson, MPH, RD
Kaelyn Johnson, MPH, RD
5 min read
Gastric Bypass, Diet

Gastric Bypass Liquid Diet

To better prepare your mind and body for the best success before and after surgery, you must have a maximum of two weeks of liquid diet and a minimum of a one-week liquid diet to prepare for surgery.
Kelsey Renae Schulze
Kelsey Renae Schulze
5 min read
Lap Band, Diet, Pre Op Diet

Eight Steps To Nailing Your Lap Band Pre-Op Diet

At BariBuilder, we want you to succeed in your health and weight loss goals. Adhering to your lap band pre-op diet is often a window into how you will succeed in your weight loss journey.
Julia Rae Walker, RN, BSN, BA
Julia Rae Walker, RN, BSN, BA
6 min read
WLS, Menu

The Bariatric Diet Menu

Your bariatric diet menu requires consistent liquid and protein intake for your body to heal and expect from surgery. The bariatric diet menu relies on your participation and dedication before and after surgery for your weight loss success.
Kelsey Renae Schulze
Kelsey Renae Schulze
7 min read
Gastric Bypass, Acid Reflux

The Best Tricks To Managing Acid Reflux After Gastric Bypass

If you are struggling with acid reflux after gastric bypass, learn why you may be experiencing this painful symptom and try these tricks to reduce gastric bypass reflux and improve your quality of life.
Julia Rae Walker, RN, BSN, BA
Julia Rae Walker, RN, BSN, BA
6 min read
WLS, Diet

How To Shrink Liver In 3 Days

You likely know that you will need to change your eating habits before and after surgery, but did you know that it is crucial to shrink your liver before your operation? Let's explore how to shrink liver in 3 days and why it is important.
Julia Rae Walker, RN, BSN, BA
Julia Rae Walker, RN, BSN, BA
7 min read
Gastric Bypass, Diet

Keto After Gastric Bypass

Ketogenic diets are an interesting alternative to other diets because this diet accelerates and improves weight loss while treating different medical conditions.
Kelsey Renae Schulze
Kelsey Renae Schulze
6 min read
Lap Band, Pregnancy

Here’s What You Need To Know About Lap Band and Pregnancy

Weight loss is especially significant for women who are intending to become pregnant, as obesity can cause infertility and may lead to several complications during pregnancy. Here is what you need to know about a lap band and pregnancy.
Julia Rae Walker, RN, BSN, BA
Julia Rae Walker, RN, BSN, BA
6 min read
Gastric Bypass, Ibuprofen

Gastric Bypass and Ibuprofen

One primary requirement after gastric bypass is to stop taking any medication that is not Tylenol or Acetaminophen to reduce pain. Any other over the counter pain reliever significantly irritate the stomach and can cause severe health issues that typically result in an ulcer.
Kelsey Renae Schulze
Kelsey Renae Schulze
4 min read
Gastric Bypass, Diet

Your Guide To A Creating A Nutritious Gastric Bypass Diet Menu

Your diet before and after gastric bypass surgery will be one of the most critical aspects of your recovery from surgery. What you eat and how much you eat will also determine how much weight you will lose after gastric bypass. Learn how to create the perfect gastric bypass diet menu.
Julia Rae Walker, RN, BSN, BA
Julia Rae Walker, RN, BSN, BA
6 min read
Gastric Sleeve, Ulcers

Ulcer After Gastric Sleeve

Gastric sleeve ulcers are sores that result from irritation along the newly sleeved stomach lining. This healing tissue has broken down along the stapled sleeved lining of your stomach. When there is an infection, the area ends up being raw, sensitive, or bleeding.
Kelsey Renae Schulze
Kelsey Renae Schulze
5 min read
Gastric Sleeve, Heartburn

Heartburn After Gastric Sleeve

Even though there are risks involved with gastric sleeve surgery, it is seen as a relatively safe operation. But the operation can increase heartburn episodes and, more seriously, gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Kelsey Renae Schulze
Kelsey Renae Schulze
5 min read