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Advantages & Disadvantages of Gastric Bypass

Advantages & Disadvantages of Gastric Bypass


Compared to other weight loss surgeries, gastric bypass offers:

  • Gastric Bypass Operation: Before & After PhotosGreater overall weight loss due to the tighter dietary restrictions and less caloric absorption
  • Faster initial weight loss
  • Your body helps direct healthier food choices because of strong discomfort caused by eating sugars, fats and carbs
  • 96% of health problems related to obesity are completely resolved or reversed quickly


  • Permanent change in your anatomy
  • Restricts dietary choice for the rest of your life
  • Dumping syndrome from eating foods high in sugar, calories and fat causes discomfort, 20-30 minutes of nausea, and possibly vomiting, diarrhea, and overall weakness each time.