Benefits of Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery is the strongest weight loss treatment available and is incredibly successful at facilitating significant weight loss.  Further to this, there are so many more health benefits that can also be achieved, including:

– Reversal of type 2 diabetes

– Remission of obstructive sleep apnoea

– Reduction of high blood pressure (hypertension)

– Improvement in lipid/cholesterol profiles

– Improvement in male and female fertility

– Improved quality of life

– Reduction in the risk of obesity related cancers 

– Decreased cardiovascular risk for heart attack and stroke

– Improvement in heart failure and fatty liver disease

– Reduced risk of developing osteoarthritis (in particular knee OA)

There are plenty more examples of how weight loss associated with bariatric surgery can improve your metabolic and general health. If you’d like to know more about whether weight-loss surgery will be helpful for you, please make an appointment with your MedSurg Weight Loss doctor today.

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