How long will I be out of work after bariatric surgery?

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Most often times it depends on what type of work people do. I recommend that patients take off, at the very minimum, a week, but two weeks is best. If a patient has a really physical job where they have to do a lot of heavy lifting, then I’d recommend four weeks off. 
 

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Weight Loss Procedures and Surgeries

Weight Loss Procedures and Surgeries

Weight loss surgery procedures, including liposuction, gastric bypass, gastric botox and Lap Band surgery are viable options for those needing help with excessive weight loss. But they aren't without their risks. Weight loss surge...

ry procedures should only be performed on individuals for whom regular diet, exercise and medication didn't prove effective. Check out the answers below for more information on how weight loss surgery has advanced over time and which one might be best for you.
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