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Bariatrics - Forrest Health
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    Weight Loss Surgery

    Forrest Health's weight loss surgery services offers bariatric care for patients who are overweight and struggling to lose weight. Weight loss surgery - also known as bariatric surgery - aids in the weight loss process. Losing unhealthy weight can lower the risk of medical programs and positively impact your quality of life.

    Complications of obesity

    Obesity can cause many health complications, some of which can be life-altering for you and your family. Complications include:

    • Type 2 diabetes
    • Hypertension
    • Cancer
    • Coronary artery disease
    • Sleep apnea
    • Joint and muscle weakness

    Options for surgical weight loss

    Currently, Forrest Health offers several options in surgical weight loss to help achieve your goals and get back to the life you deserve.

    • Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    • Sleeve gastrectomy

    These procedures can be completed using the laparascope which minimizes pain and significantly shortens your hospital stay.



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