If you've tried almost everything else to lose weight, you could be a candidate for weight loss surgery.
Here are some other specific criteria that may help you in your decision:
- Body Mass Index (BMI) greater than 40.
- BMI between 35 and 40, with one or more obesity-related health conditions:
- High blood pressure
- Obstructive sleep apnea
- Coronary artery disease
- History of multiple failed attempts with diet plans, behavioral changes, and medical therapies.