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When considering bariatric surgery, it’s natural to think about the physical transformation you’ll go through. But, you should also consider the emotional preparation you’ll need before surgery. What will it be like to look like yourself, but not exactly like yourself? Are you ready for a complete lifestyle change, potentially giving up things that you enjoyed in the past?
Before you have surgery, there are ways to ensure you are both physically and emotionally ready:
Weight-loss surgery can help improve your way of life and offer relief from physical pain and obstacles. But it’s important to remember that bariatric surgery is only a tool to help you lose weight. You are the one who will have to keep the weight off.
We at Mercy believe education is the foundation for patient success. Our team of health care professionals is here to help you achieve long-term success and get the most out of your life.