The risks include, but are not limited to, the usual risks of any surgery which involves general anesthesia, including problems with:
Take 20-30 minutes to eat each meal, Follow recommended amounts of fat and sugar at each meal. Consult a dietician for how to maintain the most nutritious diet possible, advice on nutritional supplements and information on taking fiber to avoid constipation.
Breathing, pneumonia, Blood clots, Bleeding, Hernias at the site of the incision, Infection, Death, The risks specific to gastric bypass surgery include:
Leaking or rupture along the stapled area of the stomach, Gallstones, Nausea and vomiting, especially if you overeat, Dumping syndrome (a condition in which you eat too much sugar or fin, resulting in symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, shakiness, dizziness and sweating), Nutritional deficiencies (such as iron, calcium, vitamin B12 and folic acid)
Blocked intestine (bowel obstruction), Hair loss, Constipation, Excess skin after weight loss, Although you may not be able to avoid all complications, this is how to minimize risks after surgery:
Closely follow recommended meal sizes, Take small bites, Chew slowly and thoroughly,