Entries by Gemma

Hair Loss Prevention Tips After Tonic Weight Loss Surgery

Losing a significant amount of weight through bariatric surgery is a life-changing achievement, but it can come with unexpected side effects, such as hair loss. This condition, known as telogen effluvium, is often temporary and can be distressing. However, there are several strategies you can employ to minimise hair loss and promote hair regrowth while […]

A Night to Remember: Tonic Ball 2023 Shines Bright! 🌟🎵💃

This past Saturday, a spectacular gathering unfolded at the glamorous Birmingham NCC, as we came together to commemorate the incredible journeys of our Tonic patients. Tonic Ball 2023 was a night filled with electrifying live music, a sensational DJ, and endless dancing, making it an unforgettable celebration. Honoring Stephanie Quintrell: A Shining Star 🏆🌟 One […]

Managing anxiety for Bariatric surgery, Top Tips

Managing anxiety before bariatric surgery, like any surgical procedure, is crucial for your overall well-being and the success of the surgery. Here are some specific tips to help you cope with anxiety before your Tonic bariatric surgery: Educate Yourself: Learn about the bariatric surgery procedure you’ll be undergoing, including the risks, benefits, and expected outcomes. […]

Building a Better You: How to Create and Sustain Healthy Habits

We all have goals and aspirations for self-improvement, but achieving lasting change often requires more than just wishful thinking. It calls for the establishment of healthy habits that can propel us toward our objectives. Whether you’re looking to enhance your fitness, boost productivity, or cultivate a positive mindset, here are some top tips on how […]

What is an NSV and why it’s important to have non weight related goals.

Celebrating Non-Scale Victories (NSVs) in Weight Loss Surgery Journey When it comes to embarking on a weight loss journey, many people tend to focus solely on the number displayed on the scale. However, there’s a powerful and motivating concept that often gets overlooked in this pursuit: Non-Scale Victories (NSVs). Especially relevant for those who have […]

3 Post Bariatric Surgery Lunch Ideas

Having undergone bariatric surgery doesn’t mean your meals have to be dull. Embrace these three nutritious lunch or dinner recipes that guarantee both flavor and balance. Savor these tasty dishes and relish the joy of eating well after your surgery. CHILLI CON CARNE WITH JACKET POTATO Ingredients 1 baking potato 2 tablespoons olive oil ½ […]

3 Nutritious Breakfast Recipes To Help Your Journey

Sticking to a nutrition plan after bariatric surgery is crucial for several reasons. Following a well-structured nutrition plan is essential to ensure the success of the surgery and to maintain good health in the long term. Here are some reasons why adhering to a nutrition plan is important after bariatric surgery: 1. Proper Healing and […]

Hair Loss after Surgery

WHAT IS HAIR LOSS? Hair loss can be a scary topic to discuss. Although hair loss can happen after bariatric surgery, it is not permanent, and your hair will grow back. So why does this happen and what can you do to help prevent it? One thing to note is that those who undergo gastric […]