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Can I Get a Lap Band if I Have Asthma?

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Bariatric improves asthma

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Bariatric surgery improves disease that are directly related to obesity, including asthma. If the authorization is necessary pulmonology and not in difficulty at the time active and days before surgery.
Dominican Republic Bariatric Surgeon
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LapBand May Help With Asthma

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Yes, that should not be a problem.  In fact, one of the ways to reduce the problems with asthma is with sustained weight loss.

Mississauga Bariatric Surgeon
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