Gastric Bypass

Gastric bypass surgery is a type of bariatric, or weight loss, surgery. During gastric bypass surgery, your physician makes changes to your stomach and small intestine to change the way they absorb and digest food.

Gastric bypass aids weight loss by

Some of the benefits of gastric bypass surgery are described below

The amount of weight a patients can lose after the surgery is impressive. The weight loss leads to a reduction in the risk of obesity-associated diseases such as hypertension and heart disease. The risk of mortality due to the obesity of the patient is reduced after a gastric bypass operation, by 40%.
The risk of hyperlipidemia (high blood cholesterol and triglycerides) is also reduced.
Gastroesophageal reflux disorder (GERD) may be relieved after the bypass surgery.
The risk of venous thromboembolic disease is reduced.
Obesity is associated with an increased risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus. This risk is usually reduced with the amount of weight loss that can be achieved after a gastric bypass operation.
Obstructive sleep apnea and disrupted sleep are other common complications that are often resolved after gastric bypass surgery.
Lower back pain, knee damage and joint pain associated with excess body weight may also improve.

Give yourself the opportunity to enjoy the change you so deserve.

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