Women 's Weight Loss Surgery

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In today’s society, everyone is expected to look their best no matter what. Media has influenced many adults to get weight loss surgery so they can lose weight or so they won’t gain weight. Adults see these celebrities with an hour shape body and are impacted by this. They want to look as good as these celebrities, and the fastest way they can achieve this body type is to receive weight loss surgery. The fastest way is not always the best way to go. There will always be side effects like constipation, gallstones, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain and many other symptoms. But what is bad about these weight loss surgeries’? Do they have more defects? There are many weight loss surgeries including; Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Bypass,…show more content…
Additionally, because there is less digestion of food by the smaller stomach pouch, and there is a segment of small intestine that would normally absorb calories as well as nutrients that no longer has food going through it, there is probably to some degree less absorption of calories and nutrients. The advantages of this surgery are it minimizes the amount of food a person can eat, and weight loss of 50%. The disadvantage of this surgery is technically a more complex operation than the AGB (Adjustable Gastric Band) or LSG (Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy) and potentially could result in greater complication rates, can lead to long-term vitamin/mineral deficiencies particularly deficits in vitamin B12, iron, calcium, and folate generally has a longer hospital stay than the AGB, requires adherence to dietary recommendations, life-long vitamin/mineral supplementation, and follow-up compliance (ASMBS). Another type of weight loss surgery, Adjustable Gastric Band, involves an inflatable band that is placed around the upper portion of the stomach, creating a small stomach pouch above the band, and the rest of the stomach below the band. The disadvantage is a slower and less early weight loss than other surgical procedures, greater percentage of patients failing to lose at least 50 percent of excess body weight compared to the other surgeries commonly performed (ASMBS). Furthermore, The Biliopancreatic
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