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what age is best for gastric bypass

I am 52 years old and am considering gastric bypass surgery, am I too old for this type of surgery?


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In this information about the Pros and Cons of Weight Loss Surgery, there is a section on who is a candidate.  It doesn't mention anyting about age here, so I'd think the best advice would be to talk to your doctor about the options that would work best for you.

Good luck with your weight loss!

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