If being overweight is closely linked to the conditions associated with obesity, it is not limited to it: chronic hip, knee, foot and back pain, diabetes (high sugar levels), hypertension (high blood pressure ), heart disease, hyperlipidemia, hormonal imbalances, stones, sleep apnea, infertility, increase in certain cancers are just some of the many conditions that can have a significant impact on the patient’s life.
The social consequences of obesity can be just as embarrassing and difficult to cope with. They can have serious psychological consequences.
However, there is a solution for the affected patients who have already tried to lose weight without surgical treatment (approach). Surgical treatment, combined with behavior modification, is currently the only proven method open to obese people to lose weight in the long term.
Surgery, when other treatment options have failed, is the only treatment option capable of inducing long-term weight loss. However, the operation is only the first step in your essential process of adapting to a new lifestyle. You should be aware that the weight loss following the operation is not immediate and requires your cooperation and commitment to follow the advice given in the long term.