You will probably need to take about 2 to 4 weeks off from work. It depends on the type of work you do and how you feel. You will probably return to normal activities within 3 to 5 weeks.
How long does it take your stomach to heal after gastric bypass?
Recovery from your gastric bypass surgery takes about three to six weeks.
What are 3 common long term complications of gastric bypass?
Bariatric surgery carries some long-term risks for patients, including:Dumping syndrome, a condition that can lead to symptoms like nausea and dizziness.Low blood sugar.Malnutrition.Vomiting.Ulcers.Bowel obstruction.Hernias.
How much weight will I lose in the first month after gastric bypass?
On average, you may lose about 15 to 20 percent of your excess body weight in the first month after gastric bypass surgery. Many patients lose about 15 to 20 pounds within the first month after the surgery. You can easily lose 100% of your excess body weight after gastric bypass.
Why is my weight loss so slow after gastric bypass?
Typically occurring after the three-week mark post-op, a gastric sleeve weight loss plateau is when the rapid weight loss slows down or stops altogether. Bariatric plateau is very normal, temporary and is generally caused by the bodys attempts at adjusting to a new diet and an alternative energy source.