A Comparsion of Weight Loss Surgeries

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As with any surgery, there comes benefits and risks. It is on an individual basis that these options should be weighed to decide what is the best option for the individual.An underlying issue is the fact that after the surgery most patients lose weight rapidly and continue to lose it over many months to years after the procedure ("An Overview of Weight Loss Surgery"). The risks can be connected with vomiting, dumping syndrome, nutritional deficiencies and gallstones ("An Overview of Weight Loss Surgery"). Serious consequences after weight loss surgery can occur, however it is still widely use and accepted in society. It is used because dealing with obesity can be very difficult both physically and mentally on an individual. In the article “Positive Lifestyle Choices Augment Weight-Loss Surgery” Patricia tells her staggering story about her weight loss. She has lost more than 163 pounds. There are many people who struggle with obesity. Weight loss surgery is an option for such individuals. Most who use weight loss surgery as a final option have tried diets and exercise only to be unsuccessful. It is very important to point out the fact that after undergoing the surgery it is obligatory to change one’s way of life. Patricia had been over weight since she was a child. She had never been an athlete, but she liked sports. The fear of being socially isolated because of fat was strong. She had a successful nursing career and was glad to help people to get over

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