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Gastric Bypass Surgery - A Mortality Rate to Be Scared Of?
Success stories on the gastric bypass are everywhere, but how about the fatalities from the procedure? Barely mentioned in the magazines and newspapers, there is a serious risk carried by the gastric bypass and that risk is a 1 in 50 chance of you dieing within 1 month of the surgery - that certainly puts the frights up me. The study by Washington University is shocking to say the least. The figure is apparently four times as many fatalities when patients are in the hands of inexperienced surgeons.
As the money the private surgeries make on the procedure is rising - over 150,000 gastric bypasses we're performed in 2004, the claims for compensation from distraught family members rise too. Is gastric bypass surgery worth the risk?
My personal opinion is that if you're morbidly obese and your health is in immediate danger and your doctor suggests it as an option then research, research and research again. The Internet's a big place and there are many places to go and talk to professionals in the real world. If you do decide to go ahead with gastric bypass surgery then you must find out all of the statistics and the experience of the surgeon or surgeons that will be operating on you.
After all, you wouldn't want to gamble with your life with odds of 1 in 12, would you?
Article by Beverley Brooke, visit her section on the gastric bypass at her website for more information on gastric bypass surgery http://www.healthandfinesse.com/gastric-bypass.html
Weight Loss, Fitness, and a Peace of Mind for Life! The Secret is NOT in the Charts!
I am Greg Ryan, a high profile fitness expert with 50,000 hours of paid personal training under my belt, and twenty years of consulting at health clubs. My career began in the eighties.
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Weight Loss: Keeping Your Results Over the Summer
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Weight Loss Workout Routine Benefits
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Weight Loss Benefits of Massage
There is no question that having a massage makes you feel great. Even having a deep-tissue, sports massage makes you feel wonderful afterwards.
Take Control of Your Metabolism:Quick Tips for Increased Muscle Tone, Faster Fat Burning, and Energy
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This is a perfect example of how on-line weight loss "experts" can confuse and harm the American consumer..
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Weight Loss Surgery: What are the options?
To understand how surgical procedures aid the grossly overweight person to reduce their body fat, it helps to first understand the digestive process that is responsible for handling the food we take in.Once food is chewed and swallowed, it's on its way through the digestive tract, where enzymes and digestive juices will break it down and allow our systems to absorb the nutrients and calories.
How You Can Eat Carbs and Still Lose Weight
When I decided to lose weight I of course decided to do as much planning as possible. It seems the older I get the harder it is to do anything without completely planning it out.
Weight Loss Myths Exposed
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America Health Watch
America loves fast food. Last year, consumers spent billions of dollars on the hamburger industry alone.
Do You Need To Cut Down 100 Calories A Day? But Dont Know What 100 Calories Is?
The difference between weight loss, and steady or weight gain, can be as little as 100 calories a day. Well, that is according to the American Dietetic Association, and it is very easy to believe the underlying truth in that.
Good Night, Sleep Tight!
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Two Words That Guarantee Success (or failure) When Planning To Lose Weight
Did you know that being successful with losing weight starts with just two words?Two words will either guarantee you'll lose weight, or guarantee the you WON'T lose weight.You see, words are very powerful.
Top 5 Reasons Why Women Over 30 Dont Lose Weight And Keep It Off
Have you heard about it lately? Everywhere you look, women over 30 can find one hundred excuses for not being able to lose weight and keep it off.Blame it on your thyroid, cortisol, menopause, your hectic lifestyle or even your genes.
The One and Only Way to Lose Weight
There is only one way to lose weightThere really is only one way to lose weight. You have to burn more calories than you use in a day.
Resist that Snack Attack and Keep Your Diet on Track
When on a diet, snack attacks can hit hard and fast. Everywhere you go reminds you of what you can't have and what you want.
How to Buy Chocolate Then Forget to Eat It
Some Say I'm Strange. I Prefer to Think of Myself as Resourceful If you'd like to learn how to obtain quality chocolate, put it in a drawer and forget it's there, learn to use EFT and NLP techniques to conquer your emotional eating.
Diet Tactics You Must Know To Lose Fat?
This article is about making long-term changes in the foods you choose and eat, WITHOUT sacrificing good taste.Let's take a look at protein.
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