Gastric Bypass Patient Gets Hiccups After Eating

by Tim
(Jacksons Point, Ontario, Canada)

My wife had gastric bypass surgery and now gets hiccups after eating.

Why is this happening?

Is there any way to prevent it?

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Re: Gastric Bypass Patient Gets Hiccups after Eating NEW
by: Dr. Alberto Aceves

HI Tim,

Hiccups after weight loss surgery is usually a sign that patients have overeaten or have eaten too fast. It can be prevented by eating a bit slower than she is eating right now and checking the quantities and reducing it a bit until she finds the right amount for her. Slowing down will help her avoid gulping air while she eats or drinks.


Dr. Alberto Aceves
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Re: Gastric Bypass Patient Gets Hiccups after Eating NEW
by: Dr. Alberto Aceves

HI Tim,

Hiccups after weight loss surgery is usually a sign that patients have overeaten or have eaten too fast. It can be prevented by eating a bit slower than she is eating right now and checking the quantities and reducing it a bit until she finds the right amount for her. Slowing down will help her avoid gulping air while she eats or drinks.



Dr. Alberto Aceves (bio)



P.S. If you've found my recommendations or this web site helpful, please "Like" Bariatric Surgery Source by clicking the like button at the top of the left margin. Thank you!



DISCLAIMER: This educational advice is based on the depth of your question and the details provided. The above should never replace the advice of your local physicians as they have the ability to evaluate you in person.



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