The Causes of Obesity

Individuals who are considering bariatric surgery may be wondering about the causes of their weight gain. Obesity can result from a number of factors, some of which are manageable and preventable. Watch this video to learn about the causes of obesity.

People sometimes gain weight due to health conditions, such as an untreated underactive thyroid. Medications that you take may also cause you to put on pounds, such as steroids, insulin, and some antidepressants.

If you are wondering about types of weight loss surgery near Houston, call Bariatric Care Centers today at (713) 339-1353. We provide a variety of weight loss surgery options and procedures, such as gastric sleeve and gastric band treatments, to help you lose weight and regain your health.

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.

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