If you’re considering bariatric surgery, you’ve probably heard a lot about gastric bypass. It involves making surgical changes to your stomach and small intestine to limit the amount you can eat and reduce calorie absorption from your food. Your ability to lose a substantial amount of weight – and keep it off over the long-term –increases dramatically after having gastric bypass surgery. Here’s how to tell if you should consider gastric bypass or any type of bariatric surgery. Who Qualifies for Gastric Bypass? Having major abdominal surgery is a life-changing event. It can reduce your risk or even cure obesity-related
Which Type of Bariatric Surgery Is Best?
If your body has experienced the ravages of obesity – which may include type II diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, high cholesterol, and sleep apnea – you may be ready for a change. Having bariatric surgery shows your commitment to losing weight and regaining your health. But which procedure is right for you? Compare the four types of bariatric surgery available at Garden State Bariatrics and Wellness Center. Duodenal Switch Surgery Bariatric surgery helps patients lose weight in one of two ways: it either restricts the amount of food the stomach can hold, or it shortens/bypasses the small intestine to encourage
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