Weight Loss Surgery

What Exercises To Practice Post Your Weight Loss Surgery? Answering Your Question!

After a successful bariatric operation, most patients are advised to have a change in their diet plan. Moreover, they are required to follow a progressive and consistent exercise routine. Exercise is very important for a patient of bariatric surgery since it provides effective mental and physical health benefits and also increases the effectiveness of the surgery. What kind of exercises, you need to do? The following three exercises, you must follow if you are a bariatric surgery patient. Exercise for Endurance: In this step, you should start your routine including a walking plan. Count your steps with a pedometer. Set a clip on the meter and walk for 25-30 minutes in a day. Make sure that you are spreading your walk throughout the day, not just at a particular time. When you will get tired, stop walking and take rest. In the second step, you got to try a little more difficult exercise. Need not to fear! Here, you would

Can Obesity Kill? – Few Common Frequently Asked Question Regarding Obesity

Obesity has many aspects that are little known by most people. The basic thing that obesity is an illness, itself is not known by many people. As we are observing World Obesity Day, here we answer a few of the most basic frequently asked questions, all regarding obesity. Is obesity an illness? Yes, it does fulfill all the criterions of being termed as an illness. It makes the individual suffer both physically and mentally. It degrades the quality of life and also brings many other associated illness. Can obesity kill? Obesity itself cannot kill an individual. However, obesity almost never comes alone. It brings several other unwanted complications. These include high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes type 2, sleep apnea, respiratory disorders and many kinds of cancer. Thus, even though it will not directly kill anyone, it might push them near it gradually. Is obesity preventable? Thankfully, yes. Obesity can be prevented effectively if an individual follows a healthy lifestyle

Extra Pounds Making Your Heart Extra Tired – Lose Weight Now, For Good!

Having extra feels good, isn’t it? But sadly, it is not true when it comes to having extra pounds around the belly. Having excess weight is termed obesity and is associated with numerous other illnesses. Several cardiovascular ailments are particularly associated with putting on excess weight. Let’s understand in details, how obesity exhausts the heart and causes heart ailments. The heart is a rather special organ performing the crucial functions of pumping and circulating blood to the body. The average size of the heart of an individual is about the size of their fist. The heart pumps blood effectively as we grow up with age. However, once we start putting excessive body weight, the heart endures extra pressure and thus several cardiac discomforts start to onset. In fact, heart fibrillation and arrhythmia is quite common among any overweight individual. As per obesity surgery doctor, diabetes type 2, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, palpitation, and other heart and chest discomforts are

Binging And Purging – Why This Weight Loss Mantra Is A Must-Avoid

If you simply type the terms ‘weight loss tips’, the internet will flood with hundreds of results. The concept of ‘binging and purging’ is kind of new thing that is being adopted by many people in the western countries. It is considered as a weight loss tip, but obesity surgery doctors and any sane person even with a minute knowledge of the human body and diet strictly argues against it. Let’s understand what it is, in details. The practice comprises of 2 events, namely the binging and the purging. As the terms, itself suggests the binging comprises of mindless eating in a short period of time and many overweight individuals are quite familiar with it. Purging, on the other hand, means getting rid of and is practiced by removing the food from the body as soon as possible. As most of you are familiar that digestion takes about 6-8 hours and a total of 10-12 hours to eliminate from the

Is Obesity A Rich Man’s Illness – A Comparative Study

Until 5-6 decades ago, obesity was considered as an illness only those with high bank balance can ‘afford’ to have. The most common image of obesity was linked to a fat child, feasting upon cupcakes, or a rich man lying off the entire day. In general, it was a disease only people of high economic strata can ‘afford’ to have. But as per the statistics of obesity treatment sought in India in the past few decades, the socio-economic strata is not a relevant factor anymore. Let’s discuss that in details. The prevalence of obesity is reinforced by the fact that one out of every 5 Indians is either overweight or obese. It counts for 20 % Indian population with unhealthy body weight. The people who are suffering from obesity are increasing in both urban and rural areas rapidly. In fact, the count of people who are both obese and have lower income is very high as compared to their counterpart

The Working Principle Of ‘Restriction’ Obesity Surgery Procedure

The statistics of obesity surgery in India are on the rise since past few decades. Since its emergence, many new techniques are making its name in the realm of obesity surgery. However, the restriction procedure remains the most widely performed procedure even till date. Let’s understand its working principle in details along with the procedures that use this principle. ‘Restriction’, as the word itself implies, it refers to the procedures that limit the amount of food we consume. Ideally, the motto of ‘restriction’ towards fast food, since an early age would help prevent obesity in the first place. But needless to say, it is not any convenient answer for the people who are obese already. So often they are advised to undergo obesity procedures that are based on restriction approach. What is the restriction approach? The stomach is a pouch-like organ that holds and stores the food while the digestion process occurs simultaneously. The stomach lining has many cells that

5 Types of Weight Correction Surgeries: Risks and Benefits

Are you struggling with obesity? Then know that according to a research, obese or overweight people pose a higher risk of premature death. Worried? Don’t be, as weight correction surgeries are at your rescue! Of course, surgery is not recommended for every overweight patient. So how do you know if weight loss surgery is right for you? Well, weight loss surgery is right for you, if – You are overweight Your BMI is more than 32 with a serious obesity-related condition You are committed to making a dramatic change in lifestyle You are ready to make changes in the way you eat after surgery Different types of weight loss surgery With weight loss surgeries, your doctor makes changes to your small intestine or stomach. Here we will discuss some of most common weight correction methods – 1. Gastric Bypass In this procedure, the surgeon leaves a tiny part of the stomach, known as the pouch. As the pouch is not

How Do You Know When You Have Transitioned From Overweight To Obese?

So many people are suffering from obesity these days. However, not everyone who gains excessive weight is obese. Obese people need a weight reduction surgery or a bariatric operation to get back into normal life. While overweight people necessarily do not need a surgery. The condition of having excess weight than normal is known as overweight and obesity. However, there are several differences between being overweight and being obese. Let’s understand some of the differences in details. Differences Based on their Definition: Being overweight is having a body weight more than normal for an individual’s age, height, and sex. However, being obese implies that the individual having an excess amount of body fat and Body Mass Index above 30. Differences based on BMI Range: BMI or Body Mass Index is a ratio of the weight and the height of an individual, in order to determine their ideal body weight with respect to their height. For an overweight individual, the BMI

A Brief Introduction To Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy

Obesity is a disease that is affecting more and more people these days. Just a diet and exercise can’t cure obesity for every individual. A bariatric surgery is required to get a permanent solution. There are mainly 4 types of bariatric surgery. One of them is vertical Sleeve gastrectomy, which is a quite common procedure. Read more – An Overview of Lap Band Gastric Surgery Here we will discuss Sleeve Gastrectomy method in brief. Sleeve gastrectomy, a well-executed obesity procedure, attains weight loss by restricting the amount of the food intake. This procedure is usually performed laparoscopically. The surgeon reduces approximately 75 percent of the stomach. As a result, the stomach becomes in the shape of a tube that can only hold much lesser food. As per statistics, the average weight loss attained by this procedure is usually 60% or more of the excess weight. Better results are obtained with good adherence to dietary and behavioral guidelines. By adopting smarter food

Medical Treatment Is Important For Obese Individuals

Self-treatment is a very common practice in many parts of India. Let it be a simple case of a sore throat or viral fever, several individuals believe in trying out homemade remedies at first. Needless to say, they seek treatment after things go wrong. Practicing something like this for severe health conditions can not only be fruitless but also potentially harmful. Obesity is one such health issue that should never be meddled with home remedies and illogical solutions. Obesity is a medical condition that leads to an excessive weight gain of an individual. The long-term high consumption of calorie, fatty food with little to no physical exercise leads to obesity. People often adopt unhealthy lifestyle and mumbo-jumbo diet chart in hope of losing weight in a short-term period. These unscientific approaches often include strict dieting, vigorous exercise, consumption of several food items in high quantity etc. Even if it may work sometimes for slightly overweight people, but for obese people

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