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Bariatric or weight loss surgery makes changes to your digestive system by limiting the amount of food you can eat, or by reducing your absorption of nutrients, or both. These changes result in weight loss.
Think of Surgery as a Tool
Bariatric surgery, combined with healthy eating and intentional exercise has helped many patients see significant improvement or reversal of chronic health conditions such as:
- Arthritis and mobility issues
- Depression and anxiety
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
- High blood pressure
- High cholesterol
- Infertility issues
- Sleep apnea
- Urinary incontinence
Is Weight Loss Surgery Right For You?
A successful weight loss surgery candidate meets the following requirements:
- A body Mass Index (BMI) of 40 or higher (extreme obesity)
- A BMI of 35 to 39 (Obesity) and a serious weight-related health issue, such as: type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, severe sleep apnea, or severe joint pain or mobility issues.
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