I am 45 years old and has a BMI index of 55. I managed to get my weight down to 305 from 325 for about 6 months but it seems to have stopped at 305. Now I am starting to consider a gastric bypass or a lap band. I've been reading a lot on the internet about gastric bypass and its risk. I have come across a lot of articles such as this one, http://www.risksgastricbypasssurgery.com/g astric-bypass-requirements.shtml
which has answered most of my concerns. But I still can't shake the feeling if a gastric bypass would be the answer I am looking for. I haven't discussed this with a doctor yet since I haven't really decided yet.

Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
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First Helper healthy178

replied August 24th, 2011
Gastric Bypass
doctor I had a RNY in 2003 and I would do it again in a heartbeat but each person is different, and just needs to research to be able make an informed decision. Let me know if you have any specific questions and I would be happy to tell you about my experience with it.

Angela, Mississippi nurse
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