Having medical weight loss can make a big difference in your life.But maybe you haven’t decided yet which—if any—procedure would be right for you, in your situation.
Having a major surgery or procedure done will impact your life in physical and mental ways. If any of these situations sounds familiar to you, you might decide to do the medical procedure that they did. Keep in mind that with most medical weight loss it takes time to achieve the full result and benefit.
First, in terms of your physical life, the weight loss procedure will probably lengthen your expected life span. Being at a healthier weight will help lessen the effects of diseases and conditions that are worsened with weight. These include diabetes and high blood pressure.
Jill loved to play with her grandchildren, but it was getting harder to keep up with them. She wanted to have the endurance and flexibility to get down on the floor to play Legos with them or into a little chair for a tea party with their stuffed teddy bears. Your girth will be smaller, so your heart and lungs won’t have to work as hard as they used to. After, she was able to breathe easier and do all the things her grandchildren wanted to do.
Is there a method of medical weight loss that “feels” better to you, mentally? She was always out of breath now, and her knees hurt a lot. It feels like “giving in” and like one more way that their body has “failed” them. Having her stomach stapled gave her some external self-control, and she was able to lose enough weight to have the surgery—but once the weight was gone, so was the pain in her knees!
It can be really hard to be in a body you don’t like. It can feel like your body has let you down. He tried a few different diets that restricted carbohydrates or certain foods. His doctor was concerned as she saw his blood pressure rising and his body inching closer to diabetes like his parents both had. Usually specialists are more comfortable doing only certain types of surgery. You’ll have more self-esteem. For Harvey, the gastric bypass surgery made the difference between life and death.
Having a medical weight loss procedure done is the faster, more efficient way to trim up your body. Obviously, in this difficult economy, cost is a factor. Now, she’s got thirty pounds that were wrecking havoc on her health—and keeping her from fitting into the clothes she loved. Generally, health care insurance will expect the weight loss method to be medically advisable, and for your doctor to recommend it for your health.
And maybe the number one reason to have medial weight loss done is so that you can once again have hope. Live on!