FINALLY losing the weight with Dr. Charles Diggiss
By: Eren Cooper
National obesity rates in the Bahamas continue to reach epidemic proportions according to several national and international data. With at least 60% of adult Bahamians overweight, campaigns advocating a healthy diet and a more active lifestyle are encouraged; however, for some morbidly and super obese individuals, diet and exercise may not be enough. For these patients, weight loss surgery may be the best option.
Benefits of Weight Loss Surgery
The averagepatient loses about 50% of their excess bodyweightfrom bariatric surgery and for most patients, surgery greatly improves their quality of life and resolves issues related to obesity such as:
- Sleep apnea
- Acid reflux
- Joint pain and more.