Non-Surgical Obesity Treatment Options
Most patients who finally find success in weight loss surgery have already spent several years trying out other methods of weight loss that they ultimately find ineffective. Today there is a myriad of weight loss options being pitched at individuals and most are based on a combination of diet & behavioural changes coupled with regular exercise. This website discusses at length each of the following non-surgical options in the case of morbid obesity:
Unfortunately, for some individuals, even the most “effective” weight loss regimens remain ineffective for them. For severely obese adults, research shows non-surgical options may not provide sufficient long term weight loss.
A 2002 review by Australian researchers determined that for patients suffering from morbid obesity, surgery was the only long-lasting effective option available.