Weight Loss Resources

Why Weight Loss Surgery?

If you’re overweight and have struggled to lose weight and keep it off, there are many reasons to consider weight loss surgery.

Perhaps diabetes is something people in your family have learned to accept. Now is the time to fight against common health conditions like diabetes, heart disease and joint disease. Now is the time to gain confidence in yourself and solve some of your health problems, as well as head off some you may not have yet.

Carrying excess weight puts you at risk for numerous health problems. They may not show up for several years, but eventually extra weight may cause:

  • Arthritis
  • Breathing problems
  • Chronic headaches
  • Diabetes
  • Heart problems
  • High blood pressure
  • Infertility
  • Reflux
  • Sleep apnea