Preparing for Bariatric Surgery: A Step-by-Step Checklist

Checklist to prepare for Bariatric Surgery

Embarking on a journey towards better health through bariatric surgery is a significant decision. If you’re considering bariatric surgery in Ireland, there are several important steps to take before your procedure. These steps ensure you’re fully prepared both physically and mentally and meet the necessary criteria for insurance approval. This comprehensive checklist will guide you […]

Understanding Different Types of Bariatric Surgery in Ireland

Bariatric Surgery Procedures

Bariatric surgery has emerged as a transformative solution for individuals struggling with severe obesity and related health conditions. In Ireland, there are several types of bariatric surgery available, each tailored to meet different needs and medical conditions. Here’s an in-depth look at the various bariatric surgery options offered at Blackrock WeightCare, guided by the expertise […]

The Importance of Psychological Support Before and After Bariatric Surgery

Psychological Support

Bariatric surgery is a significant medical intervention for individuals struggling with obesity. While it can lead to profound improvements in physical health and quality of life, the journey is not solely a physical one. Psychological support plays a crucial role before and after bariatric surgery, aiding patients in navigating the emotional and mental challenges that […]

How Reducing Obesity with Bariatric Surgery Can Save You from Cardiac Diseases

Cardiac diseases due to obesity

Obesity is more than just a matter of excess weight; it’s a complex health condition that significantly impacts various aspects of the body, particularly the heart. As obesity rates continue to climb globally, so do the incidences of associated health issues, most notably cardiac diseases. These include heart attack, stroke, hypertension, and congestive heart failure. […]

The Importance of Peer Support and Community for Post-Bariatric Patients

Bariatric surgery is a transformative journey, offering patients a pathway to significant weight loss and improved health. However, the journey doesn’t end with surgery; it requires ongoing lifestyle changes and emotional support. One of the most critical aspects of this post-surgery journey is having a strong support system, particularly peer support. Here we will explore […]