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10 Things about Bariatric Surgery You Should Know ...

By Melanie

Have you been declared morbidly obese? If so, there are 10 things about bariatric surgery that you should know. While there are a number of options that will help you get down to that desired weight, we understand why you are looking through this form of surgery. I know at times, it may seem like I am against bariatric surgery in this article, but I believe every person is capable of making their own decisions.

10 Evaluation

Not everyone is able to get bariatric surgery. Before you get it done, surgeons put you through an evaluation to make sure it is cable.

9 Bariatric Bypass Surgery Restrictions

When you have this method done, you will be restricting the amount of food that you can consume at one time. This in turns restricts the calorie intake during one sitting.

8 Digesting Food

After this surgery, you will only be able to digest half of a cup of food at one time. You will be able to consume liquids at a different time.

7 Foods Will Affect Your Body

Because your intake is so small, different types of food will have an effect on your body. Sugars and sweets could cause severe cramping, so they should be avoided.

6 Weight Goes Away

When you have fully recovered from bariatric surgery, you may be shocked to see just how fast the weight goes away. Make sure you exercise!

5 Reconstructive Surgeries

It is important to remember that you may have to go through a couple of reconstructive surgeries in the future to get rid of that extra skin that is caused by being overweight.

4 Bariatric Surgery and Heart Failure

Did you know that this surgery could lower the risk of having heart failure?

3 Success Rate

The Success of this procedure is pretty high. In fact, eighty percent of the people lose their desired weight. Most of the weight loss takes part during the first year.

2 Seals the Stomach

Of course, you need to know what it is. When you have it done, it will be sealing most of your stomach off and reducing the amount of food you will be able to eat.

1 Choose the Right Surgeon

It is important that you choose the right surgeon. Choosing the right surgeon will reduce the chance of a mistake happening. Doctors who are inexperienced are more likely to make a mistake.

It is important that you weigh out all of the facts before you just jump into bariatric surgery or any other type of surgery. I personally know two people that have went through this and I must say, there before and after shots are amazing. What about you, do you know anyone who went through this sur

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