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Are gastric bands safe? Lisa lost 6 stone with a band
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Rishi Singhal

Are gastric bands safe?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Gastric band surgery is proven to be an extremely safe procedure, with mortality rates reported to be around 0.5%. It’s a minimally invasive laparoscopic procedure and patients can almost always return home on the same day.

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Cancer and Weight Loss

Reading Time: 5 minutes Obesity is the UK’s biggest cause of cancer after smoking. Being overweight doesn’t mean that someone will definitely develop cancer. But, if a person is

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Joint Pain and Weight Loss

Reading Time: 3 minutes Joint pain is one of the main reasons that people consider weight loss surgery. There is extensive reporting on the link between other health issues

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Acid Reflux and Weight Loss Surgery

Reading Time: 5 minutes On this page, we address the relationship between a person’s weight and their risk of reflux disease. We’ll explain the disease, symptoms, its causes, the

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Pregnancy and Weight Loss Surgery

Reading Time: 4 minutes Studies show that more than 80% of weight loss surgery procedures are on females, and more than half of those are on women in reproductive

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Loose Skin After Weight Loss Surgery

Reading Time: 5 minutes It’s natural that people are concerned about excess or loose skin after surgery. Although the risks associated with excess skin are small compared to the

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Depression and Weight Loss

Reading Time: 4 minutes A lot of the people we see in clinic report a history of mental health problems. Most commonly, this will include depression. Some also report

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Kidney Disease and Weight Loss

Reading Time: 3 minutes Being overweight or obese may increase the risk of developing a number of health issues, one of which is kidney disease. Kidney Function You probably

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IIH and Weight Loss

Reading Time: 2 minutes What is IIH? Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension, (IIH) is the result of high pressure in the space around the spinal cord and the brain. The space

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