Obesity and weight loss are the two main things which are perpetually in the minds of those of you who are obese. You may be doing plenty of exercise, you may have experimented with all the obvious weight loss solutions, or tried a variety of the different weight loss meals which are available in supermarkets, health food shops. or on line. You may even have tried attending obesity and weight loss seminars and purchased one or more of the many weight loss CDs which you can find around on the open market.
Yet here you are, standing on the weighing scale wondering why the finger pointer keeps creeping higher and higher with each new day. The thing to do is not to be impatient. You are not the only one in this situation.
There are now many alternatives available for people such as yourself. There are literally thousands of weight loss and diet programs available. The other alternative is of course Surgery.
There are now several choices available to you. Gastric band surgery, lap band surgery, gastric bypass, gastric sleeve, gastric balloon and some other new developments are reported to be in the pipeline.
Gastric band surgery is still the most popular and widely used surgery. Many surgeons prefer it for its simplicity and ease of management in relation to after care. There are also few known problems and the success rate is extremely high. To qualify for gastric band surgery you need to have a BMI of over 35, so check you BMI to see if you qualify.
If you are desperate to lose weight then gastric band surgery could be the best solution for you.