While weight loss surgery also known as bariatric surgery can be effective, it is not for everybody. Weight loss surgery has been considered in cases of extreme obesity where all other weight loss efforts have failed. Medical opinion must be sought before considering weight loss surgery. Guidance on both diet and physical activities that must be followed before and after surgery must not be ignored.
Weight loss surgery can be approached in two ways. One where the stomach is reduced so that the amount of food it can hold is limited and the other where a bypass of the small intestine is used to reduce the amount of calories that can be consumed, hence support weight loss. Several types of weight loss surgeries have become available and the best method must be discussed with a medical professional.
Successful Weight loss for most individuals depends on practicing good weight management continually in order to enjoy weight loss long term. A good program consisting of balanced diet, physical activity can be followed for weight loss maintenance.