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A 41-year-old female asked:

Gastro doc wants me to considerweight loss surgery. i'm 280, little reflux, many benign stomach polyps. i'm scared. any advice? rather loss naturally

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
Natural loss is best: Weight reduction surgery is a choice of last resort. if you can do it with your own efforts, that is the best way to control weight. Yet it is difficult and requires determination and firm, discipline in controlling your food eating habits. In other words it is a disease of the behavior.....so you have to change your behavior in terms of eating less and moving /exercise more and stick to it daily.

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Last updated Oct 27, 2016

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