Weight Loss Surgery Benefits
You Live Longer
A 2018 JAMA study reported that people who underwent bariatric surgery lived longer when compared to people of similar age, sex, and BMI who had not undergone bariatric surgery.
Your Risk for Cardiovascular Disease Is Reduced
Data presented at the 2018 American Society for Metabolic Surgery meeting provided further evidence that people who undergo weight loss surgery experience a significant decrease in their risk for coronary artery disease. The study participants also saw significant decrease in their risk for diabetes, high blood pressure, and stroke.
You Experience Less Sleep Apnea and Joint-Related Problems
Weight loss, by any method, is a well-documented treatment for sleep apnea. Experience a reduction in sleep apnea and joint-related problems.
Your Quality of Life Improves
In addition to increasing your mobility, which allows you to enjoy more of life's daily joys, weight loss surgery increases your self-esteem, work and social interactions, and sexuality. At the same time, it can decrease feelings of depression and anxiety.