Gastric Bypass Surgery
is it the right move for you?
Many people who struggle with excess weight or obesity have probably considered gastric bypass surgery as a way to finally lose the extra weight but is it the best way to go? Just as with any type of surgery, there are risks and it's important for you to recognize what those risks are and weigh them, in light of potential benefits, before choosing gastric bypass surgery as a partial solution to obesity.
This health care article tells the story of one woman in a position to know. She had some serious health issues and also was overweight to the point that it was exacerbating her health problems. Making the decision to have gastric bypass surgery was the right one for her but, as you will read, it's because she was prepared beforehand and prepared to change her lifestyle after the surgery. If you are seriously considering gastric bypass surgery, you will appreciate this candid interview with one woman who made the right choice and had a very successful gastric bypass surgery result.
and additionally, I'd suggest reading about what to expect after your gastric bypass surgery, an educational paper from the Mayo Clinic
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Remember that gastric bypass is not a free pass to eat what you want, when you want. If you go into it thinking it gives you carte blanche, you will end up very unhealthy. What gastric bypass can do is make it much easier not to overeat but you should still pay very close attention to what you eat and choose well nutritionally. As you will read in the article, there are other dietary considerations to look at too. Be informed for a healthy post-surgical reality.