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Knowing When to call Dr. Maytorena During Recovery

When to contact Dr. Maytorena in case you are experiencing issues after surgery.  After having Weight Loss Surgery at Long Term WLS  with Dr. Maytorena there is a period of recovery and this takes time and most importantly requires patience. When you have surgery at Long Term WLS in Tijuana Mexico patients go through a strict healing diet and patients may experience discomfort and some pain while the body is healing. Time...

Why Protein is Key after WLS Surgery

[caption id="attachment_9973" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Protein is key to achieve weight loss goals[/caption] 5 Reasons why protein is key to weight loss   When talking about protein, Dr. Maytorena emphasizes constantly in post-op care to achieve weight loss goals and a key to best and long term results. Whether it is chicken, beef, fish or any protein source, protein intake will have a huge impact in your body. Keep in mind that this...

SOLID FOOD AND VITAMINS MEAL PLAN EXAMPLE – WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY

SOLID FOOD AND VITAMINS MEAL PLAN EXAMPLE – WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY Once you have completed the previous stages (Clear liquids, full liquids, soft & blended food) of your POST OP DIET the next step is to regain your relationship with SOLID FOOD. But, wait… this does not mean you get to eat whatever you want. To success on your weight loss journey and achieve a healthier weight loss and lifestyle, you...

The main reasons that cause people to self-sabotage their weight loss surgery

The main reasons that cause people to self-sabotage their weight loss surgery Weight loss surgery in Mexico - Long Term WLS   Before going into weight loss surgery, it is completely normal to feel some kind of fear or anxiety, we could actually say that there’s no patient without doubts or concerns related with the procedure;  if this is your case, you are not alone on this journey! Identify the source of the...

Post bariatric surgery – First weeks symptoms

First weeks post bariatric surgery - What to Expect at Home Recovering from laparoscopic weight loss surgery will take about 1 to 3 weeks for most patients… Its very important to keep in mind, that every body its different, listen to yours and get in contact with you main physician or surgeon to clear questions and doubts related with any health symptom you might experience during recovery. You may have some of...

A patient’s responsibility

A patient’s responsibility - Long Term WLS Weight Loss surgery in Tijuana Mexico As health care providers specialized on bariatric surgery, we understand our patient’s needs, expectations, experience and outcome of the procedure. Being part of the medical field for many years has made us sensible to every patient’s rights and responsibilities. Today we want to make a friendly invitation to our readers, not just for those who have decided to change their...

Plastic surgery after massive weight loss

Life after Bariatric surgery – Weight loss surgery in Tijuana Mexico Losing so much weight after being obese or overweight during a long period of time; and being able to change your lifestyle to a healthier one is already a big accomplishment for your quality of life and obviously you looks. There’s no secret that losing weight also makes you feel motivated to improve your whole appearance; from changing your hairstyle...

Psychological effects of being obese during childhood

 Weight Loss Surgery for Teens in Tijuana Mexico - Long Term WLS Psychological effects of being obese during childhood The surge in obesity among children and adolescents in the United States poses a number of serious physical, psychological and emotional issues… You may hear stories about the happy fat person, right? Well, as lovely and comforting this may sound, they may be more myth than reality in most children and teenagers...

Is the Duodenal Switch (DS) the right procedure for me?

  Is the Duodenal Switch (DS) the right procedure for me? Nowadays are more types of bariatric surgeries to treat morbid obesity related diseases and as an effective way to lose weight, you might hear before about Gastric Sleeve Surgery or Gastric Bypass… But there’s way more other options according to your personal needs!   What is a Duodenal Switch surgery? A gastrostomy is basically cutting a high percent of the patient stomach, leaving a...

Why should I choose Sleeve SADI-S surgery to lose weight?

  Why should I choose Sleeve SADI-S surgery to lose weight? The bariatric procedure known as Sleeve SADI-S (Single anastomosis duodeno-ileal bypass with sleeve gastrectomy) is one of the newest and most effective surgeries to lose weight and treat morbid obesity health issues related, this type of bariatric surgery is mainly based on malabsorption; lessening the intestinal loop of the patient to reduce the absorption of the nutrients achieving greater and effective...