Why Bariatric Surgery May be Recommended for Teens
If you are considering weight loss surgery for your teenage child, Tijuana Bariatric Center’s preferred surgeon network in Tijuana, Mexico can determine if the treatment is appropriate. Weight loss surgery for teens can provide many positive changes but requires significant commitment and discipline on the part of both the child and their parents.
Obesity can have a long-lasting negative impact on your child’s overall health. The effects of obesity can also lead to anxiety and depression. Addressing obesity can help your teenager to avoid many health risks and other adversities, including:
- Fatty Liver Disease
- Type II Diabetes
- Metabolic Syndrome
- Orthopedic Injuries
The risks associated with obesity continue to rise as a child reaches adulthood. This includes the development of health conditions such as coronary heart disease, various cancers, stroke, and musculoskeletal disorders.