Morbid Obesity

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

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