If you are overweight from a long time ago, have you tried diets, medications and different exercises without getting the results that you want, then you can be a candidate to make you one of the most successful surgical processes. When you choose to get a gastric bypass you will get the results you’ve always wanted and give him a positive twist to your life. Gastric bypass consists of dividing the stomach into two parts, to change the way in which foods you eat, especially fats and sugars them are absorbed. But, do we know if you are candidate for you this surgery? First that nothing, you’re the only one who knows what is best for you, then once you make the decision must verify that you meet the characteristics to be candidate for a gastric bypass. Your BMI (body mass index) must be greater than forty, if you are a man with at least 45 kilos overweight and 36 for women. Also with that being overweight should be prone to obesity-related illnesses such as hypertension, diabetes or cardiovascular disease. Once you’ve verified these requirements go with your doctor and experts that advise and gastric bypass you can you do to lose that excess weight and start a new life.