Weight loss can be a lifelong struggle. Many who are able to lose weight through diet & exercise will potentially put the weight back on and start the struggle all over again. Severe obesity, when accompanied by conditions like diabetes and heart disease, is a life-threatening combination. Bariatric surgery – which is several different types of weight-loss surgery – has helped many adults successfully lose weight as well as keep the weight off. With new advances in these procedures, it’s now available for adolescents.
Read more about weight loss surgery for teenagers in this article in the New York Times A Daunting Operation Offers Relief to Obese Teenagers.
If you’d like to find more about bariatric surgery for adolescents or adults, schedule a consultation with the experts at Weight Loss and Wellness Center. We’re dedicated to helping you lose weight and keeping it off.