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Does Weight-loss Surgery Lead to Better Health?

May 28, 2014

Obesity troubles many individuals and causes many other health problems, as well.Weight-loss  Losing weight may prove to be a difficult task and conventional methods may take too long or not work at all. Weight-loss surgery has been around for many years and has been perf ected over time offering great results to every patient.

With weight-loss surgery, immediate effects are seen after the procedure is completed. Weight continues to gradually reduce for a year or two until it finally stabilizes.

Lipids, blood sugar and blood pressure are usually at high levels in an obese person and they have an adverse effect on the individual’s health. High blood sugar sets the stage for diabetes and others may have an increased risk of heart disease. These conditions affect the long term health of an individual. A reduction in weight will have a positive effect on a person’s health, reducing these complications.

Weight loss surgery has an effect on health in general and not just on body size. Those that suffer from obesity and have not been able to lose weight using conventional practices now have an alternative to achieve their weight loss goals through bariatric surgery procedures.

The decision to undergo weight loss surgery is not one to make lightly. At the Nicholson Clinic, we are with you every step of the way, from the time you first inquire about weight loss surgery through your recovery. Click here to learn more before choosing to have weight loss surgery.