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    Are You Ready for Weight Loss Surgery?

    What bariatric surgery does for you is it restricts how much calories your body absorbs through digestion. This is done by both reducing your stomach size by about 90% as well as by altering your small intestines so that you absorb less calories. For those people that are severely and dangerously obese this type of operation is very much a life saver.

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    Roux-en-Y Surgery May Increase Kidney Stone Risk

    Johns Hopkins doctor’s recent studies revealed that the most common type of gastric bypass surgery increases the risk of developing kidney stones. Patients should know that the Roux-en-Y surgery might reduce the amount of calcium that the body absorbs, contributing to kidney stone formation.

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    Answers to Some Worrying Questions about Bariatric Surgery

    Are you worried about all that excess skin? One of the biggest fears that people have about weigh loss surgery is all that loose skin after they have dropped a couple hundred pounds. The reason for all of this extra skin is because within the first 12 to 24 months of your surgery you will be able to loose up to 80% of your excess weight you had on you before your surgery.

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    Are you Ready to Lose Weight Successfully?

    Everyone knows just how severe obesity can be as it is hard to miss. From television shows dedicated to showing many of the obese people around to reports of it in the news it is a touch subject to escape from. But imagine if you were one of those people who suffered from obesity. In fact, chances are you may be as over 30% of all American adults are considered obese and even more people besides that are at least 100 pounds overweight. But does that mean you are ready for weight loss surgery?

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    What is Lap Band?

    As the modern age of medicine continues to bring forth miracle after miracle, there are many new procedures out on the market that greatly improve how the medical profession works.

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