Why Get Weight Loss Surgery?*

There are many reasons that people turn to weight loss surgery to lose weight. Obesity surgery in Naples is available to enhance weight loss efforts, but this type of operation can also provide a plethora of other health benefits. The greatest benefits of weight loss surgery vary from person to person depending on the health factors that are influencing you, but here are a few of the leading reasons that weight loss surgery may be a good idea.

  • Weight loss enables an individual to find better fitting clothes, fit into smaller sizes and allows a person to fit into a restricted area such as an airline seat where space is limited.
  • Health is another reason that weight loss surgery has become a viable option for those who are morbidly obese. Being morbidly obese increases the risk of suffering from hypertension, stroke, heart disease and high cholesterol. It’s also been proven that weight loss reduces the need for insulin and medication for type-2 diabetes.
  • Women who are overweight and carrying around too much excess weight may also experience problems with pregnancy and fertility. The body may not release the proper concentrations of hormones, which can negatively impact fertility and make it difficult or impossible to conceive. If a woman wants to have a baby, it is recommended that she attempt to lose weight first to minimize risks both to herself and for the baby.
  • Carrying around too much weight can make it difficult to move around. Someone who is overweight or obese cannot maneuver as quickly or swiftly as someone who is at a healthy weight with a healthy BMI. Weight loss also decreases the strain on the joints of the body and the heart doesn’t have to work as hard to pump blood all throughout the body.

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*Weight loss surgery results vary between individuals depending on the initial weight, medical conditions and adherence to prescribed treatments. Speak to Dr. Bass about the results you can expect.

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