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Posted by: kw | 2007/06/22

Wired Jaw

I'm desperate to lose 30 kg's. Been on pills, been to psychologists, been to dieticians, been to gyms, etc. etc. etc. etc. I am terrified of dying and think about it all the time, but I just can't get control.

I'm too scared to have a gastric bypass, but am thinking wiring of the jaw will help me as it is not permanent. Also there is a 10% mortality rate with the gastric bypass and I would need to be on many many supplements and vitamins for the rest of my life.

What is your opinion?

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Dear KW
If you find that you cannot follow diets even if you have consulted a dietitian then having your jaw wired may be the solution. Discuss this option with your gp who will refer you to a dr who does this procedure. I do agree that a gastric bypass is a very drastic and life-altering procedure.
Holding thumbs that the jaw wiring will help you to lose weight.
Best regards
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