Opinion

POLL: Is gastric surgery the answer to weight loss?

As rising numbers of obese Brits are being given gastric ops on the NHS, Closer investigates- is surgery is the right solution to weight loss?

Britain is in the midst of an obesity crisis with one in four adults overweight and hospital admissions caused by obesity soaring.

It costs the NHS around £30 billion annually to treat obesity and more people are having gastric surgery on the NHS, with 6,384 going under the knife in 2013-2014 compared to 1,038 in 2005-2006.

Do you think it's the right solution to curb obesity?

Is gastric surgery the answer to weight loss?

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