Being overweight can have serious negative implications on both your physical and mental well-being. It can harmfully affect your self-confidence and self-esteem and put you at higher risk of getting serious health conditions such as type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and obstructive sleep apnoea.
Current treatments for obesity include advice on diet, exercise, medication and therapy designed to modify behaviour. If you would like support with these methods, then please take a look at myWeight Management page.
If you have tried some of the above mentioned treatments in the past and you are still struggling to lose weight, weight loss surgery or Bariatric surgery might be helpful to you. Weight loss procedures reduce the amount of food you can eat by reducing the size of your stomach or bypassing your stomach. Detailed explanations of each type of surgery are highlighted at the bottom of this page but the most common weight loss procedures include:
Each procedure has their own advantages and disadvantages, with some being less invasive than others but they aim to help you to lose weight and maintain weight loss. These types of treatments can help give you the extra boost you and your health need to help shed significant amounts of weight. If you would like to discuss whether surgery is the right step for you, then please contact me.
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A type of weight loss surgery that involves placing a silicone band around the upper part of the stomach to decrease stomach size and reduce food intake