Being overweight can affect your body negatively in many ways. However, when you make the choice to lose weight and take action, the end result can greatly benefit your health.
If you have a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or higher, or if your BMI is between 35 and 39 and you have health issues related to your condition, you may qualify for gastric sleeve surgery.
At The Bariatric Experts in Frisco, Denton, and Abilene, Texas, our professional team, led by Dr. Scott Stowers, offers this procedure. We also help you achieve a successful outcome with continued monitoring after your surgery to help you reach your health goals and maintain them.
Let’s look at why you should consider gastric sleeve surgery.
Obesity can cause serious health issues, including:
It can also take a toll on your mental health, which can highly affect your quality of life.
The intent of the surgery is to reduce the size of your stomach by 80%, which decreases the amount of food you can ingest. The surgery also contributes to hormonal changes that can improve your blood pressure and reduce your risk of heart disease.
For a successful outcome, you need to make healthy lifestyle changes on a long-term basis in addition to the surgery. That’s why we offer coaching before and after your surgery that includes consulting with you about your:
Once you start to experience the many benefits of losing weight, your new way of living can become an easy choice.
As you begin to lose weight, studies show that you experience many health benefits, including:
One of the most notable changes as you get rid of unwanted pounds includes increased energy levels. In addition, when you maintain your weight loss and keep it within a healthy range, your long-term advantages continue to benefit you for the rest of your life.
If you’re overweight and want to consider the advantages of gastric sleeve surgery, schedule a consultation with our team today. Call or book your appointment online at the location nearest you. We also offer telehealth as a convenience, which allows you to have a virtual appointment with Dr. Scott Stowers.