Question: Does gastric sleeve shorten your life?

Literally millions of people have been studied and hundreds of studies have been published that show an overwhelming reduction in mortality risk from bariatric surgery. In other words, people live longer because of the surgery, and substantially so.

What are the long term effects of gastric sleeve?

Longer-term gastric sleeve complications include gastrointestinal obstruction, hernias, gastroesophageal reflux, hypoglycemia, malnutrition, and vomiting. Talk to your doctor about these risks if you are considering a gastric sleeve.

Does gastric sleeve lower your life expectancy?

The 30-day mortality rate following bariatric surgery has been reported to range from 0.08 to 0.22%,19 but the risk for some subgroups of patients may be much higher20-22. In a case series of 1,067 patients having open gastric bypass, those older than 55 years of age had a 3-fold increase in perioperative mortality22.

How does gastric sleeve change your life?

Bariatric surgery improves your quality of life physically because youll become more mobile. It will help you regain your independence, improve your breathing, increase your energy and stamina, and diminish joint pain caused by excess weight.

How do you get rid of belly fat after gastric sleeve surgery?

Eat more fiber. People who increase the amount of soluble fiber they eat every day build up less visceral fat over time than people who eat less fiber. Get plenty of protein. Get more aerobic exercise. Reduce stress. Eat more healthy fats. Get enough sleep.18 Sep 2017

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