Weight Loss Surgeries
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This paper takes a look at weight loss surgery focusing primarily on the dangers involved. The paper reviews the risks, the process of the surgery and the possible complications. The paper concludes by supporting the surgery, saying that weight-loss surgeries can not only improve and/or cure obesity-related health issues such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, sleep apnea, and diabetes, but can allow an individual to experience greater self-esteem, improved interpersonal effectiveness, and an enhanced quality of life.
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