Health Risks

Co-morbid conditions are those diseases and conditions that can be caused by or are a result of obesity. Resolving your obesity with weight loss surgery can result in a significant improvement or in some cases, complete resolution of these co-morbid conditions. These conditions may worsen over time if the obesity is not resolved. The following co-morbid conditions are typical of obese and morbidly obese patients. Many patients experience several of these conditions, limiting their activity, ability to work, and their enjoyment of life.

  • Migraine headaches
  • Depression
  • Pseudotumor cerebri (intracranial hypertension)
  • Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Type II diabetes
  • Urinary stress incontinence
  • Venous stasis disease
  • Gout
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Physical activity
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Asthma
  • Gastroesophogeal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Back pain, arthritis, joint pain, etc.
  • Lower Quality of Life

Why continue to deal with these conditions if you don’t have to? Why not reduce or resolve these conditions and take control of your life? Many patients just like you have succeeded with the help of metabolic and bariatric surgery and you can too. Our team is here to help you succeed.