Obesity is related to a number of chronic health problems, including hypertension, type 2 diabetes, sleep apnea, and high cholesterol. As this video explains, weight loss surgery can reduce or even eliminate the need for medications for these conditions, since surgery facilitates major weight loss. After surgery, many patients also have personal victories, such as being able to cross their legs or sit comfortably on an airplane. Watch the whole clip to learn about all the possible benefits that weight loss surgery can offer to your health and your life.
Disclaimer: This is only for general information. All patients should consult their doctors prior to following any of the recommendations in any articles and videos. Every patient has individual needs and limitations that only their treating physicians can be aware of.