ILS Bariatric Care

Why and How To Keep Children Away From Fast Food ?

Does your kids make a lot of tantrum while eating lunch and dinner at home? Don’t worry you are not alone. Most kids today are addicted to junk food rather than healthy foods made at home. This is leading to childhood obesity epidemic in India. It is understandable that after working for the whole day when you come home and your kids start throwing a tantrum that they want to eat pizza or burger, you will want to give in. But the biggest downside to that is your kids will never like to eat homemade healthy foods, once they become addicted to fast food and thus gradually, will lead to obesity. Child obesity has become the biggest concern of many. More and more parents are seeking out obesity treatment for their children. A child suffering from obesity is a bigger concern than an adult dealing with it. There are several reasons as to why it is a concern and why

3 Ways To Handle Obesity Effectively

Although obesity has increased all around the globe, but people have also started becoming cautious about their bodies. This is why so many people try to follow all those so-called ‘suggestions’ on how to lose weight found easily on the internet. Most of the time these suggestions don’t work at all. So, we, at ILS Hospitals Bariatric care unit, are going to give you some tips on how to handle obesity effectively, unless you are already obese and undergoing weight reduction surgery is your best choice. Watch Your Calorie Intake Diet is the single most important thing that you should follow with the utmost care, especially if you are overweight or suffering from obesity. The number of calories you intake and the type of food you eat has a direct effect on your health and weight. Try to avoid all kinds of refined foods, junk foods, processed foods, etc. They are rich with sugar and fat. High fiber diets such

Obesity And Comorbidities Caused By It

Obesity is a health hazard, and now it has reached to point where it has become life-threatening. Thankfully, Obesity treatment in India has become a very common thing nowadays. The biggest threat of obesity is that it gives way to other life-threatening diseases. A person who has obesity can suffer from other diseases too. Take a look at what type of diseases these are. Type 2 Diabetes It is not very clear why an obese person is more likely to get type 2 diabetes, but doctors speculate that being overweight causes cells to change, making them resistant to the hormone insulin. It is a well-known fact that a person resistant to the hormone insulin is prone to type 2 diabetes. High Blood Pressure This has a direct link to obesity. Too much body size equals increased blood pressure which means your heart needs to pump harder to supply blood to all your cells. High blood pressure is definitely caused by

Youth Obesity – Causes, Prevention & Treatment

The youth are the future of any country but many illnesses loom over the youth these days. Youth obesity is one such health condition that is affecting the future of the youth. You will be surprised to know that at least 2 out of 10 patients seeking weight reduction surgery in India are of the age 18 or younger. If you are a youth struggling with extra pounds or have children who are going through the same, you need to take necessary action on time, to address it. Thus, we present some most common causes of youth obesity along with its prevention and treatment, in brief. Causes and prevention of youth obesity The most common causes that contribute to youth obesity are as follow – Too much consumption of fast food and highly processed food items. Lack of adequate physical exercise. Too much engagement in electronic gadgets. Certain medical conditions like thyroid or hormonal replacement therapy. Genetic factors that lead

How Lap Band Obesity Surgery is Helping Obese People Regain Health and Fitness

Obesity is engulfing the globe at an alarming pace. This rate will eventually make obesity one of the deadliest diseases crippling the human race. Thankfully, medical science is also advancing to battle this disease. We have several Obesity Treatment procedures, these days to resolve obesity for good. Today, let’s discuss one such procedure briefly, namely the Gastric Band Surgery or more commonly known as the Lap Band Surgery. What Is Gastric Band Surgery? This procedure is called so because it uses a surgical band to carry out the operation. It is synonymously known as lap band surgery because these procedures are mostly done through minimally invasive technique. The laparoscopic surgery helps the individual to overcome multiple drawbacks, such as surgical bleeding, infection and long recovery period, which are otherwise associated with any open surgery. It is a temporary surgical method that works on the principle of restriction. It is an extremely effective procedure that helps obese individuals to gain normal

3 Most Common Eating Disorder Among Youth These Days

Food plays a crucial role in building our overall health and wellbeing. It is crucial to eat the right food and in the right amount. Obesity surgery doctor confirms that many youths suffer from some or the other eating disorder, these days. Let’s understand 3 most common eating disorders. What Is Eating Disorders? Eating disorders are the medical conditions in which individual either eat too much or too little then they should ideally consume. It also includes unhealthy and potentially harmful practice regarding food. Knowing these disorders and their symptoms can help you diagnose it well and seek its suitable medical treatment on time. Binge Eating This is probably the most common issue faced by the youth these days. Binge eating is also more commonly known as mindless eating. It is characterized by the habit of eating unhealthy food, in more quality that ultimately leads to weight gain and other medical complications. It is leading towards teen obesity these days

How Snoring Can Be Treated With Obesity Treatment

Sleep rejuvenates us and fills us with new energy to carry out our everyday tasks and works. But sadly, few things can interrupt the same and snoring happens to be a common reason for it. Snoring is a much bigger problem, particularly for overweight and obese individuals. Let’s understand about snoring and how it can be resolved with obesity treatment. What Is Snoring? Snoring is noisy breathing that happens in between sleep due to involuntary vibration of the nasal muscle, interrupting the airway. Snoring is usually harmless if it happens rarely (which it does for most people), but it requires extensive treatment if it is becoming regularly severe. What Happens If Snoring Is Left Untreated? Though most of us snore sometimes or the other, it is should always be taken seriously. In case you are being told that you are snoring quite frequently and loudly, you should take immediate measures to address it. Untreated snoring often leads to a more

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

Categories