The number of stomach reductions is likely to continue to rise in the coming years. Every second man in Germany is overweight, i.e. has a BMI of more than 25, around one in five is obese or obese. The values are slightly lower for women. More and more children and adolescents are also affected by overweight and obesity. According to studies, the life expectancy of those affected can be reduced by up to ten years.
With pathological obesity and a body mass index over 40, it is often difficult for those affected to lose weight. Continue reading “When a Stomach Reduction Can Help”