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Gastric Sleeve Operation

A guide to understanding Gastric Sleeve Operation as a weight loss procedure.

Gastric Sleeve Operation

Gastric Sleeve Operations also known as sleeve gastrectomy. It is a type of Bariatric that includes procedures to help obese people achieve significant and sustained weight loss.

How does it work?

The removes about 75-85% of the stomach. This leaves behind a banana-shaped sleeve. It reduces stomach size and restricts the amount of food you can eat. You achieve weight loss because you eat less.

What are the benefits?

Studies show an average weight loss of 60-70% of excess weight within 1-2 years. It can improve your health. It can help resolve type 2 diabetes, sleep, apnea, high blood pressure, and other obesity-related conditions.

It can also achieve long-term results. Compared to other weight loss surgeries, a Gastric Sleeve Operationis a simpler procedure. It has fewer long-term complications.

Who might consider it?

  • Adults with a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or greater (extremely obese).
  • Adults with a BMI of 35-39.9 (morbidly obese) with severe obesity-related health   conditions.
  • People who have yet to achieve sustainable weight loss with other methods.
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What are some important concerns?

Gastric Sleeve Operationis not a magic bullet. It requires you to commit to significant lifestyle changes. This includes healthy eating and better exercise habits. These changes are important for long-term success.

As with any surgery, there are risks and drawbacks. Some of these are infection, bleeding, and leaks. The procedure is also non-reversible; it changes your digestive system permanently.

Again, it requires careful thought and dialogue with your health specialists. Talk with a qualified surgeon. You must thoroughly be assessed to determine if Gastric Sleeve Operationis the right choice for you. Consider your circumstances, including health conditions and weight loss goals. And whether you are committed to making lifestyle changes.

Gastric Sleeve Operationis the right choice for you.
Gastric Sleeve Operationis the right choice for you.

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