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Surgery can be an option for extreme cases of obesity.  Such a drastic action would be used to reduce the rate of heart problems, high blood pressure, sleep apnea or diabetes.  There are two major types of surgery associated with obesity: Restrictive Banding Procedures, where parts of the stomach is closed off in order to restrict the amount of food that can be consumed, and Malabsorption Bypass Procedures, in which parts of the intestine are bypassed, restricting the amount of food that can be absorbed.

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How Duodenal Switch Works Malabsorptive weight-loss surgeries are procedures that promote weight loss by decreasing the amount of nutrition the body absorbs from the intestinal tract. This is done by bypassing part of the small intestine so that it cannot access digested food.Restrictive weight-loss surgery is a surgical method that accomplishes…

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HealthGal, Health Guide, posted Maximize Your Success after Bariatric… Credit: Thinkstock   Considering bariatric surgery? If so, set…

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Carmen Roberts, MS, RD, LDN, Health Pro, posted Considering Weight Loss Surgery? Good… Credit: Thinkstock   According to the Centers for Disease Control…

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HealthGal, Health Guide, posted Is the AspireAssist Bariatric Device… Credit: Thinkstock   The toolbox of bariatric therapy options…

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HealthGal, Health Guide, posted Weight Loss Surgery or Diet to Limit…   Studies have confirmed that having obesity is a strong risk factor…

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