Overweight and obesity, along with a lack of exercise and generally unhealthy lifestyle has been tied to numerous cancers including liver, breast, colon and prostate cancer to name just a few. A healthy lifestyle while living at a healthy weight can prevent many cancer diagnoses, especially at young ages.
Great! You're still reading! While bariatric procedures can help to dramatically change your life for the better, they aren't risk free. Some people are uncomfortable with the idea of a foreign object inside their body, as in gastric banding. Don't worry if gastric bypass was intimidating to you either though, gastric sleeve is another…