They range from the relatively tame (like temporary prescription drugs) to the massively major (like gastric bypass surgery). And, depending on the situation, they can work for the person who has a handful of pounds to lose or a few hundred to lose. While I believe that the majority of weight issues can be handled with proper diet and exercise, I also want to make you aware that there are people who can benefit from medical interventions. And those procedures fall into three categories:
- Prescription Drugs: Used as a jumpstart, or to help people when they've reached a weight-loss plateau.
- Plastic Surgery: Bodily fine-tuning that's used after someone has lost weight.
- Bariatric Surgery: Major procedures for people who are massively overweight and have repeatedly bombed out at diet and exercise, and whose lives are in danger.
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