A Brief Guide to Bariatric Surgery

More than 23 million Americans are battling obesity, which is closely associated with numerous comorbidities, such as hypertension, asthma, diabetes, crippling arthritis, cardiopulmonary failure, infertility, and pseudotumor cerebri. Severe obesity a condition wherein your Body Mass Index (BMI) expressed in terms of kilograms per square meter is over 35. Bariatric surgery becomes necessary due to…

Losing weight on your own can be difficult once your BMI crosses 35, and the challenge can be steeper if you also have any comorbid condition. While you can try losing weight by exercising and making dietary and lifestyle changes, if nothing works, you can always count on gastric bypass surgery. That’s when you need…

Bariatric Surgery Dallas

Obesity is a condition in which people have a BMI (Body Mass Index) of 30 or above, whereas a person is considered overweight when their body-mass index lies between 25 and 29.9. Those who are unable to lose weight despite following a strict diet plan and exercise routine can go for bariatric surgery for weight…

© Minimally Invasive Surgical Associates and Texas Weight Loss Docs, Dallas, TX 2018