Monday, August 20, 2007

Help for the Obese

Being obese is no fun. It increases your risk of diabetes, heart disease, stroke, arthritis and some cancers. Losing 5 to 10 percent of your body weight can delay or prevent some of these diseases. But for some even losing 5 percent is a struggle. Dieting and exercise do not seem to work.

This is where a medical procedure called lap band, Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding also known as LAGB, can be of assistance for those who are struggling to lose weight. It is a unique tool that can help you achieve and maintain significant weight loss, improve your health and enhance your overall quality of life.

The LAGB or the LAP-BAND procedure is also the least traumatic and the only adjustable and reversible obesity surgery available in the United States. It doesn’t require cutting, stapling or rerouting of the stomach or intestines. That means lower risks with the surgery and less serious long term complications. The procedure can be performed in an outpatient (day surgery) setting and offers a shortened recovery period.

If you have been considering this medical procedure and want to learn more about it, then you need to check out They have facilities conveniently located in Los Angeles LA, Houston Texas and Tampa Florida.

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