– calorie needs change
– eating and activity habits change
– men have a higher metabolic rate
– women go through menopause
– adoptive studies: environment
– increases chances: predisposed
– binge eating
– hypothyroidism: slows metabolism
– rare brain diseases
Cons: excessive bleeding, infection, adverse reactions to anesthesia, blood clots, lung or breathing problems, leaks in your gastrointestinal system, death (rare), bowel obstruction, dumping syndrome, gallstones, hernias, low blood sugar, malnutrition, stomach perforation, ulcers, vomiting.
Cons: May be likely to regain some of the weight over the years, people who get this procedure usually do not have dramatic weight loss, vomiting; a result of eating too much too quickly, complications with the band are not uncommon, such as slipping out of place, becoming loose, or leaking, infection is a factor just like with any surgery, some complications can be life threatening.
Cons: irreversible, risks are still being evaluated, because it is a new procedure, leaking of sleeve, infection, blood clots.
Cons: there is a risk of infection, dumping syndrome, a higher risk of osteoporosis, bad smelling stools and diarrhea, poor nutrition.