People who have tried all kinds of diets, enrolled in numerous “magical” weight loss programmes and have been working out at the gym like crazy but have not achieved the desired results see weight loss surgery as the last straw.
It is an important step to take, and for some people it might even take up two years from the moment when a patient first starts to think about a weight loss surgery to the actual moment he or she decides to have it. Talk to relatives and friends, talk to doctors and hospital staff. Make an informed decision.
The preparation for weight loss operation includes examinations and recommendations by medicine professionals such as a bariatric surgeon, an anaesthesiologist, a nutritionist and sometimes even a psychologist. This group works together to generate a treatment plan.
Patients must be aware of the risks and benefits of weight loss operation. All in all, any procedure carries some risk and can lead to a great deal of worry. So prepare responsibly. You must be physically and mentally prepared. In addition, before the operation you have to lose some weight. Most of all, you must be aware of a change in your lifestyle and be willing to maintain your normal weight to guarantee a healthier life.
Here are some questions that you should ask yourself: