A 42-year-old member asked:
What could be the possible benefits of bariatric surgery?
3 doctor answers • 8 doctors weighed in
Plastic Surgery 20 years experience
6.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Bariatrics 29 years experience
Numerous: Surgical weight loss is the single most effective tool at losing and maintaining weight loss, especially if you have developed underlying medical conditions such as diabetes and htn.Weight loss can improve or resolve diabetes, sleep apnea, heart disease, htn, reflux, asthma, high cholesterol and lipids, improve fertility, increase life span and decrease risk of some cancer(breast, uterine, colon), etc.
6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Good health.: Bariatric surgery is one of the most reliable paths to permanent weight loss and all the resultant health benefits of such. Longevity, vibrance, relief of pain, control of various medical conditions without medications.
3.5k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Feb 7, 2015
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