U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Bariatric Surgery Benefits

What are the benefits of bariatric surgery?

Bariatric surgery can help you lose weight and improve many health problems related to obesity. These health problems include

You may be better able to move around and be physically active after surgery. You might also notice your mood improve and feel like your quality of life is better.

Man playing soccer with his young son.
You may be better able to move around and be
physically active after surgery.
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​July 2016