Daily stresses and unhealthy diet and lifestyle options are related to obesity. And in turn, obesity can lead to other related health disorders. Bariatric surgery and balloon surgery are solutions for patients who suffer from obesity that is not alleviated by diet and exercise. As with any procedure, some patients are more suited than others.
On DoctorxDentist, Dr Ganesh Ramalingam, a general surgeon at G&L Surgical Clinic in Mount Elizabeth Novena Medical Centre, answered reader questions about the effectiveness of bariatric surgery and balloon surgery procedures. Here's what he said.