ILS Bariatric Care

How Excessive Weight Adversely Affects the Skin?

Having obesity imperils the health of an individual in multiple ways. It is easy to find its correlation with diabetes, joint pain, and heart diseases, but most of the patients undergoing bariatric surgery admit to having multiple skin conditions as well. Let’s understand in detail few most common skin conditions associated with excess weight. 1. Stretch marks Rapid weight gain leads to the appearance of stretch marks on the body. At first, it is just on the belly and waist, but with time, it starts to appear on the thighs, arms, and chest as well. Initially, it can be spotted in color pink, but as they stay on the body, it transforms to white. Furthermore, it can get wrinkled over a prolonged period of time. It is very tricky to treat or resolve a stretch mark. Bio oil might help to control it a little, but severe stretch mark can be resolved only through chemical bleach and laser treatment. 2. Varicose

A Brief Introduction of Lap Band Bariatric Surgery

Living an extra-large life is what most people desire, however, living with an extra large body is definitely not. Not only does it look unattractive, but it causes several complications as well. Diabetes type 2, sleep apnea, joint pain etc are only a few to name. Thankfully the emergence of weight loss surgery has proved itself as a life-saving procedure. There are several types of bariatric surgery offered in healthcare facilities across Kolkata. However, lap band is one of the most favored technique. Let’s understand its procedure and scope in details. The stomach holds the food and facilitates some of the digestion processes. The remaining of the digestion occurs in the small and large intestine. The lap band method uses a silicon rubber tube to tie the upper portion of the stomach. This tie-up causes the stomach to divide into two parts for the time being. This band can be adjusted by removing or adding salt water. This is done

Why Obesity Among Youth is Crucial to Address on Time!

“Good habits formed at youth make all the difference”. As rightly said by Aristotle, the youth is the future of the nation. Their health and well being ensures a bright future for the nation ahead as well. But sadly, since the past couple of decades, the body weight of too many youths is taking control of their health and development. Moreover, as per statistical research of bariatric surgery in India, many youths are coming ahead, looking for a permanent cure for their prolong obesity. Obesity has many disadvantages for any individuals, but for youth, it is a nothing less than a major disadvantage. Particularly due to their career paths. In this competitive market, only good scorecards are not sufficient in order to bag one’s dream job. A youth these days must be physically active, mentally alert, willing to bend the office hours or parameters in order to secure and keep a decent job. Having obesity not only make them look

Role of Long Hours of Academic Engagement Towards Childhood Obesity

The count of obese individuals in India is rising day by day. The same can be confirmed by looking at the increasing statistics of obesity surgery in India. Typically a child is sent to preschool, and nursery since the age of three to four. It is basically done in order to keep them engaged for few hours a day and help them get to socialize with friends. This duration keeps increasing as the child grows up. By the child reach the age of 10, he/she is more likely to be attending 5th/6th standard of the schooling. At this stage, they attend 6 to 8 hours in school premises on an average. It takes at least 1-2 more hours in the transportation and 1-2 hours more on getting ready for school and retiring after returning to home. Thus, on an average, about 9 to 12 hours go by purely related to schooling and homework and projects allocated for home. Apart from

Importance of World Obesity Day

Joyce Meyer was absolutely right while stating, “ I believe that the greatest gift you can give your family and the world is a healthy you.” Indeed, what could be better than having a disease-free body and mind? But sadly, many diseases find their way to our bodies from time to time. Some of them like cold, infection and flu are inevitable but several other like diabetes, sleep apnea, joint pain etc are the complimentary gift that comes with the obesity. Obesity surgery doctors advice to keep the body weight in check, so that obesity does not imprison it. The count of obesity has more than doubled in the past three decades. At present, more than 2 billion adults come under the category overweight, out of which 620 million are clinically obese. At this current pace, the count will reach to 2.7 billion by the year 2025. Several obese individuals are unaware of the disease they are exposed to, due

The Truth About The Dumping Syndrome

There are several medical conditions that are considered to be unavoidable and compulsory for every individual. For instance, it is believed that every pregnant woman is ought to have melisma, however, it is not the case. A similar theory stands for dumping syndrome.  A huge proportion of the population believes that after having a weight loss surgery in India, it is compulsory to have dumping syndrome and this fear keep them away from considering this remedy of obesity. But before knowing the truth, let’s understand in details, what dumping syndrome is and why is it considered as a fearful complication. The dumping syndrome is the medical condition in which the duration of digestion reduces drastically and the partially digested food reaches to the colon. The ideal time of about digestion is 6 to 8 hours. In case, a patient is suffering from the complication of dumping syndrome, this time reduces up to merely 30 minutes and the person urgently needs

How Binge Eating Affect Our Health and How to Correct It

Obesity has become one of the most common health issues in India & it gives rise to other health diseases as well including diabetes, hypertension and sleep apnea. A lot of people have been affected by obesity and many have lost their lives due to ignorance & lack of treatment. One of the main reasons of Obesity is due to binge eating disorder. The disorder arises when a person intakes an excessive amount of food over a short period of time even when he/she is not hungry. Binge eating makes a person lose his/her control over the consumption of food and this leads to weight gain, shame, guilt, depression, anxiety & social isolation. Some of the effects of binge eating disorder in a long run includes Depression Type 2 Diabetes High blood pressure Heart diseases Joint Pains Muscle Pain Several cancers High cholesterol Gallbladder disease Most of the effects lead to obesity and thus, an obese patient should get proper

How Bliss Bariatric Program Will Spread the Knowledge of Obesity Surgery

‘Teaching is the one profession that creates all other professions.’ These few words emphasize on the importance of teaching. This holds true for every profession, but it is particularly vital for the medical industry. And when speaking of medical procedures, weight reduction surgery is one of the fastest emerging medical approaches. In this regard, we, at ILS Bariatric Care, are introducing a metabolic and obesity surgery training for interested candidates. Let’s have a glimpse on some of its main features- What is bliss bariatric program? Bliss Bariatric is a 2-day training program organized by us, the SRC-Certified experts at ILS Hospitals. It will focus on the domain of metabolism and weight reduction surgery in Kolkata. It is a wonderful opportunity for those who are aspiring a career in the realm of obesity and metabolic treatment. The significance of hand on experience Now without a doubt, books are the prime source of knowledge. However, no matter how perfect someone’s theoretical knowledge

How Green Tea Helps to Manage Diabetes Mellitus Type 2?

Obesity is undoubtedly one of the most frightening diseases one can ever get exposed to. It slowly destroys your healthy living. One other disease which closely resembles it is diabetes. And unfortunately, several people have to live with both of it. As the number of people classified as overweight or obese have increased in the past few decades, the number of people seeking diabetes treatment in Kolkata have increased as well. Unfortunately, once diabetes onsets, it becomes very difficult to eliminate it permanently. But there are certain things one can do in order to help the condition. One of the Mother Nature’s miraculous offerings is green tea. Its beneficial effect on weight loss is no big secret, but it is known by only a few that it does amazing things to manage diabetes mellitus type 2 as well. Diabetes is a condition that makes an individual inefficient in metabolizing sugar. In the type 2, the body becomes insensitive to the

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