Obesity Surgery

Know How Weight Reduction Surgery Helps to Transform People

There are several advanced treatments around us, regarding which people are very little aware of. The benefits of obesity surgery is one of them. Many people who are in desperate need of it, either don’t even know about it or don’t consider it for themselves, due to lack of awareness. Today, we are going to list out how weight loss surgery helps people to transform their lives, by taking reference from the testimonials of the patients undergone obesity surgery at ILS Hospitals Bariatric Care Unit. 1. It Helps Resolve Many Obesity-Associated Illnesses Fat loss surgery has been known to help treat many health conditions that are closely associated with extra body weight. These include high blood pressure, back pain, diabetes, sleep apnea, joint pain and many more. For Dr. Tulika Ghosh, who underwent weight-loss surgery, her conditions were improved, along with loosing more than 32 kgs. In fact, many overweight individuals who are not even obese as per BMI range,

Why Dieting Is Not An Alternative For Obesity Surgery

Food is the best medicine and we all can agree to that as long as we are having healthy fruits and vegetable as our food. Indeed, having the right food at the right time is what we all need to avoid many diseases and have a sound body and mind. Avoiding a certain type of food is also crucial to maintain good health. For instance, avoiding much sugary food items will help you control diabetes and avoiding fatty food will help to cut off excess calories. In fact, dieting is quite a common approach to cut extra calories and attain weight loss. But as per many obesity doctors, it does not work for overweight or obese people and in fact, can bring, unwanted complications instead. Let’s understand how. Food is like a fuel that gives us the energy to carry out our everyday work. Our food ideally should consist of ideal proportions of carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins, minerals, and even fat.

How Obesity Surgery Can Help You Get Relieve From Excess Weight & Associated Joint Pain

Obesity has many associated complications and joint pain is one of them. Though lots of people, particularly the ones aging above 50-60 years often complain about having joint pain, it onsets much earlier for obese individuals. Let’s find out how obesity causes joint pain along with its treatment, in the form of obesity surgery. How Obesity can Lead to Joint Pain? The human body is a complex structure in which the skeletal system is designed in such a manner that it can hold the body weight properly and maintain proper position. Under normal condition, the skeletal system does not get burden with bodyweight, unless it is due to some medical condition, accidental injury or the natural degradation of bones due to aging. But things change when you are including obesity into the picture. Obesity is a medical condition, in which an individual accumulates excessive body weight. This extra body weight exerts additional pressure on the bone structure. It is most

How Obesity Can Trigger Hernia In The Future

The excessive accumulation of body weight leads to a metabolism disorder that is known as obesity. Obesity makes the individual quite unhealthy in many aspects. Apart from making people feel low self-esteemed, obesity makes them susceptible to numerous illnesses as well. These include sleep apnea, diabetes, osteoarthritis and many more. Today, let’s discuss one such complication, hernia, its correlation with obesity and how it can be fixed with laparoscopic bariatric surgery. What is a Hernia? Let’s first start with a brief introduction about the hernia. A hernia is a medical condition in which some of the internal organs push through the outer membrane. This happens due to many risks factors such a previous abdominal injury, operation, pregnancy, vigorous exercise, obesity, and many others. A hernia is not a life-threatening medical condition, but it is best to address it on time as untreated hernia can eventually lead to severe complications. How Obesity Leads to Hernia? Obesity can lead to hernia in

A Brief About Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Extra body weight always brings extra problems. It was quite challenging to resolve obesity permanently until the emergence of weight loss surgery. Today, however, the scenario has changed drastically. The Bariatric surgery procedures are improving lives in much better ways than ever before. Today, let’s discuss one such process – The Gastric Sleeve Surgery. What is Gastric Sleeve Surgery? The gastric sleeve surgery is a weight loss procedure that works on the principle of restriction. The restriction principle help with effective weight loss by limiting the amount of food intake in the body. It is done by removing about 70-90 % of the stomach with the help of surgery. Only a thin banana-like stomach pouch is left intact. How Gastric Sleeve Encourages Towards Weight Loss? As already mentioned, the surgery removes most of the stomach and staple the little pouch in the system. This stomach pouch can now hold about 10 to 30% food, as it used to before the

Obesity and Sleep Apnea

Obesity is classified when the BMI of the individual is above 30. For those who know less about it, the body mass index or BMI is the measurement of the body mass with respect to the height. Though in clinical evaluation, one’s gender, age, and level of fitness are also calculated. Obesity is termed as an illness as it brings several other medical complications along with it if left untreated for long. These illnesses include sleep apnea, hypertension, asthma, heart diseases, cholesterol, and respiratory diseases and more. Obesity can be effectively resolved through weight reduction surgery. Today we are going to discuss one such particular respiratory disease, namely Sleep Apnea and how it can be resolved. But let’s start by understanding them separately, a little. What is Obesity? Obesity is a metabolic disease in which the person begins accumulating too much fat, to a limit when it starts to interfere with everyday life and adversely affects health. Obesity – A

How Weight Loss Surgery Helps to Control Binge Eating

Good food leads to good health if implemented from an early age. But getting out of control and falling in the trap of highly processed food is sometimes cannot be helped. It does not cause any severe complications if it happens once or twice. However, things go out of hand when people keep on having such food frequently. It is termed as binge eating or more commonly as mindless eating. Over a prolonged period of time, it causes obesity. Let’s understand how it can be treated with weight loss surgery. Obesity is termed as a condition in which an individual accumulates too much body weight. It can be a result of binge eating, but obesity also increases the severity of binge eating eventually. As a result, it becomes highly challenging to get rid of such a harmful eating disorder. Thankfully the emergence of obesity surgery can help to resolve obesity. Weight loss surgery or obesity surgery is a surgical procedure

What Makes You An Ideal Candidate For The Weight Loss Surgery

One in every Indian is either overweight or obese. This is a very startling statement which should motivate us to make healthier lifestyle and diet choice every day. However, it is often much more difficult to do rather than just to say. Thankfully, there are several weight loss surgery procedures that are helping obese individuals to regain health and ideal body weight. However, there are some prerequisites that one has to follow in order to undergo weight reduction surgery. A higher than normal BMI is the first and foremost factor for considering a surgical remedy for obesity. For those who know very little of the same, Body Mass Index or more commonly known as BMI is the ratio of an individual’s weight by the square of their height. The resulting number helps with the classification of the body type. We are hereby offering some general guidelines that make an individual, a suitable candidate for obesity surgery. 1. Having A BMI

7 Critical Illnesses Associated With Obesity That Can Be Prevented

Obesity is a medical condition when a person accumulates too much body weight, even to an extent that it can start bringing many other associated illnesses. Let’s take a look at some of them, along with understanding how weight reduction helps to deal with it. 1. Osteoarthritis It is the medical condition, in which the bones and joints of the body start to have inflammation and pain. This happens as the obesity burdens the skeletal system drastically and leads to osteoarthritis, mostly in the lower body skeletal system, such as in hips, knees, ankles, lower back, etc. 2. Respiratory Illness The capacity of the lungs to perform functionally is severely challenged after gaining weight. Thus, extra body weight causes several respiratory complications. It can range from a mild case of breathlessness to major episodes of asthma. 3. Sleep Apnea It is somewhat correlated to the previous condition itself. Sleep apnea is one such severe breathing condition, which is triggered when

How Weight Loss Surgery Can Clear Pathway Towards Motherhood

“The more, the merrier” it is something we often say while celebrating or even feasting during festivals. This, however, does not work when it comes to body weight. Obesity adds difficulty towards a natural conception for both men and women, but a little more for women due to various biological reasons. Today, we will discuss how obesity creates hurdles for women to conceive and how weight loss surgery can clear the path, effectively. In adult women, hormonal levels regulate both the menstrual cycle and ovulation cycle. Balanced cycles lead to successful natural conception. Obesity arises due to the wide distribution of fat in the body, which also disrupts both the cycles due to several mechanisms. For the menstrual cycle, it disrupts the frequency and pattern of menstruation. For ovulation cycle, it leads to anovulation (when no ovum releases from the ovary). Thereby, it reduces the chances of conception altogether. Moreover, obesity influences the insulin level in the body, which in

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