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Health Benefits

Health Benefits Associated with Weight Loss Surgery



Morbid obesity can lead to a shorter life and many life-threatening health problems, commonly referred to as co-morbidities. Scientists have shown that those struggling with obesity are twice as likely to die an early death than someone who is non-obese. With treatment, you have a better chance to enjoy good health and a longer life.

Obesity-Related Health Conditions


If you find yourself struggling with one or more obesity-related health conditions, weight loss surgery may be right for you. A list of some of the common obesity-related health conditions follows. (Your doctor can provide a complete list.)

While these diseases may occur regardless of someone’s age, gender, or body mass, these conditions tend to be more common and/or more severe when you are obese.

Studies show that bariatric surgery can successfully improve and resolve many weight-related health conditions. A review of more than 22,000 bariatric surgery patients showed improvement in or complete resolution of conditions, including type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and sleep apnea.

Dr. Feiz & Associates offer many options to people interested in solutions for weight loss in Los Angeles. The highly experienced Dr. Michael Feiz and his team provide gastric sleeve surgery and the Lap Band in Los Angeles. They also provide gastric sleeve surgery and the Lap Band in Beverly Hills, Oxnard, Huntington Beach, and a variety of other convenient office locations.

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