Common life improvements after weight loss surgery

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Reviewed By Patient Coordinator Mim Dickens
Last updated 01/01/2000

created by Reviewed By Patient Coordinator Mim Dickens
Last updated 01/01/01

Weight loss surgery can lead to profound changes in both your physiology and psychology. Here are the most common life improvements past patients have experienced following their weight loss surgery.

 

 

Each week we have the pleasure of engaging with 1000s of past weight loss patients, at varying stages of their bariatric journey.

And whether they're in the early stages of their weight loss or a few years out and maintaining their goal weight, each patient story had 1 common thread...

Weight loss surgery can lead to profound changes on both your physiology and psychology.

So we took note to share with you the most common life improvements we heard patients experience post weight loss surgery. Some you might relate with.

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1. Psychologically happy and relived

Being overweight causes a number of negative impacts on the psychological conditions of any human being. Patients shared that the dissatisfaction with their body image and improper physical state often lead to depression, anxiety and lowered self-esteem.

The majority of patients we spoke to say that after their surgery and weight loss they felt psychologically happy and relieved from the woes of long-standing obesity.

2. Feeling fit & lighter

Most patients lose nearly 60% to 70% of their weight after surgery. Such a quick change in physical appearance allowed them to feel fit, lighter and smarter than before.

3. Minimised health risks

Many obesity-caused risks and diseases such as heart attacks, diabetes, depression, strokes, asthma and sleep apnea terribly afflict the health of people battling with obesity.

After weight loss surgery, patients experience relief from many of these ailments.

1. Psychologically happy and relived

Being overweight causes a number of negative impacts on the psychological conditions of any human being. Patients shared that the dissatisfaction with their body image and improper physical state often lead to depression, anxiety and lowered self-esteem.

The majority of patients we spoke to say that after their surgery and weight loss they felt psychologically happy and relieved from the woes of long-standing obesity.

2. Feeling fit & lighter

Most patients lose nearly 60% to 70% of their weight after surgery. Such a quick change in physical appearance allowed them to feel fit, lighter and smarter than before.

3. Minimised health risks

Many obesity-caused risks and diseases such as heart attacks, diabetes, depression, strokes, asthma and sleep apnea terribly afflict the health of people battling with obesity.

After weight loss surgery, patients experience relief from many of these ailments.

Considering weight loss surgery this year? Find out if you’re eligible and start your journey to a healthier you.

4. Better quality of life

Another life improvement after weight loss surgery is obtaining a better quality of life.

Obese individuals are miserably affected by many problems both physically and mentally which harm the quality of their lives.

However, after the surgery they report experiencing wonderful benefits which improved their life quality and resolved many of their health issues.

5. More active and energetic than ever before

Many former patients highlighted that they couldn’t climb three flights of stairs without resting. Though, after their operation they feel physically more active and energetic and can easily climb up three flights (and more) without taking long breaks.

If you've experienced some life improvements since your weight loss surgery, head over to the facebook group and let us know.

4. Better quality of life

Another life improvement after weight loss surgery is obtaining a better quality of life.

Obese individuals are miserably affected by many problems both physically and mentally which harm the quality of their lives.

However, after the surgery they report experiencing wonderful benefits which improved their life quality and resolved many of their health issues.

5. More active and energetic than ever before

Many former patients highlighted that they couldn’t climb three flights of stairs without resting. Though, after their operation they feel physically more active and energetic and can easily climb up three flights (and more) without taking long breaks.

If you've experienced some life improvements since your weight loss surgery, head over to the facebook group and let us know.

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