What Are My Weight Loss Options?
Many people believe that diet and exercise are the only ways to lose weight. That’s why so many people who have struggled with obesity much of their lives end up feeling hopeless about shedding those extra pounds. If diet and exercise alone haven’t been successful methods of getting rid of the unhealthy additional weight on your body, weight loss surgery could be your best option. The widely respected team at Beverly Hills Physicians is dedicated to helping people who are eager to get to a healthier weight start their weight loss journey.
The surgical options at Beverly Hills Physicians for losing weight include Lap Band, gastric sleeve, and Lap Band revision to gastric sleeve. The Lap Band surgery appeals to those who want a reversible procedure. A band is placed around the stomach to create a smaller pouch that becomes the new stomach. It’s an effective surgery if you are committed to not overeating, but sometimes people opt for revision surgery because they are unhappy with the results. A more drastic procedure is gastric sleeve because is consists of removing most of the stomach, including the gland the produces the hunger-inducing hormone.
The idea of getting rid of much of your stomach with gastric sleeve or using a foreign object to reduce the stomach size might seem scary, but it’s the most effective way for a person to battle obesity. To learn more about your weight loss options, call the offices of Beverly Hills Physicians to set up an appointment. The road to a healthier weight starts today.