If you're struggling with severe obesity, and repeated dieting and exercise just haven't worked, a bariatric (weight loss) procedure may be the solution for you. In fact, when combined with a comprehensive treatment plan, weight loss surgery is the only effective option to combat severe obesity and maintain long-term weight loss, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Weight loss is a journey and we're here to help you every step of the way. Many of our patients experience more than just long-term weight reduction- they experience notable improvement in their health. Concerns - including diabetes, hypertension, respiratory problems, heart disease and depression - often improve after weight loss, and patients gain a new, more positive outlook on life and are given the opportunity to pursue a lifestyle that before they only dreamed of having. Through methods including dietary counseling, behavior modification, exercise, support groups and bariatric surgery, we do more than help reduce weight. We change lives.
You may be a candidate for a weight loss procedure if you are:
Rather than relying only on the bathroom scale to tell you if you're overweight, experts say you should also know your body mass index (BMI). BMI takes into account not just your weight, but also your height to indicate body fat. The goal for most people is a BMI that's over 18 and under 25.
Use our free BMI calculator
This calculator is not intended to replace the evaluation of a health care professional.
If you meet any of the requirements above, join us for a free informational session where we'll share in-depth information on weight loss surgery options, and the benefits, risks and expected results of each procedure. Click here to register for one of our upcoming seminars.
Crestwood Medical Center
One Hospital Drive
Huntsville, AL 35801