Weight Loss Surgery Reduces Risk of Heart Disease by Half
Did you know that weight loss surgery can decrease the risk of some medical conditions in patients? According to a recent New York Times article, a new study (conducted by the Cleveland Clinic) reveals that having weight loss surgery can actually decrease a patient’s overall risk of heart attacks, heart conditions and other cardiovascular diseases by almost 50 per cent.
Study Shows Gastric Bypass Surgery Lowers Risk of Birth Defects
In a recent study released by The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), over 33,000 women living with severe obesity who gave birth, including those who had gastric bypass surgery and lost weight before conception, were less likely to have babies with birth defects than similar women who did not have weight-loss surgery, a new study suggests.
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