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20 August 2012

Life improves after weight-loss surgery

Weight-loss surgery to treat obesity not only improves people's health, but also benefits their relationships and social lives, a new study finds.

Weight-loss surgery to treat obesity not only improves people's health, but also benefits their relationships and social lives, a new study finds.

The researchers found a big reason the patients decided to have the surgery was to lower their risk for health problems. They also wanted to look better and boost their self-confidence. Many patients also said they wanted to be able to be more physically active and avoid the stigma associated with being overweight.

 
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