If you have a body mass index (BMI) greater than 40, or a BMI between 35 and 40 with other obesity-related health problems such as the ones listed below, bariatric surgery could be a good treatment option for you:
If you are considering bariatric surgery, you must be committed to making healthy lifestyle changes after surgery to maintain weight loss through diet and exercise.
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GHS is the leader in weight-loss surgery in Upstate South Carolina. We offer multiple surgical and non-surgical weight loss options, along with pre- and post-surgical support so each person has the best chance of transforming their lives – for their whole lifetime. It’s not about the weight you lose as much as it is the life you gain.
Weight-loss surgery is not just about looking better. More importantly, it’s about being better, being healthier. Obesity often is linked to other health problems such as type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, joint pain, sleep apnea, heart disease and even cancer. Losing weight can lower your risk of developing those conditions if you are not yet affected by them, and can lessen the symptoms or severity of conditions currently affecting your health.
Significant weight loss can be a life-changing event for individuals. Prisma Health offers several surgical and non-surgical options for achieving this goal.
The first step is to gain a better understanding of bariatric surgery and see if you are a candidate. Let’s get started on your personal journey!