Surgical Weight Loss Options
Most people who struggle with severe obesity try to lose weight with dieting, diet pills, exercise and nutritional counseling with minimal results. There are a number of contributing factors responsible for severe obesity that diet alone does not address, which include: genetics, metabolism, eating disorders and medical and environmental conditions. To help you lose excess weight and regain your health and quality of life, Paradise Valley Hospital specializes in several bariatric surgical options:
Bariatric surgery is designed for those with a body mass index equal to or greater than 40, or equal to or greater than 35 with serious co-morbidities.