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Need to lose weight to perform keyhole surgery for hernia. Any suggestions?

Hi I have several hernias they are due to major surgery i had 9 months ago. The surgeon i saw yesterday said Ihave to lose a stone in weight because they will only do keyhole surgery as it will be to risky to cut me open. The weight i have put on is due to the hernias all around my middle i look like im 9 months pregnant , help???
Asked On : Mon, 15 Apr 2013
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Psychiatrist 's  Response
Jun 2013
Hi there ~

There is no easy way to weight loss. Considering your history of surgeries in the past suggesting exercises may be difficult and it may be that you need to see an exercise specialist to take care of your overall hygiene. Also cutting down on your diet might be helpful, under dietary supervision or under the care of a nutritionist. If none of these help, medications may be useful to some extent, consult a psychiatrist for the same. I hope this helps. Take care and have a lovely day!
Answered: Sat, 20 Apr 2013
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