Obesity Treatment

What Are The Possible Bad Effects Of Quarantine On Child Obesity?

It’s been more than a month since we are sitting at home and waiting for the pandemic of COVID-19 to be over. Life is becoming difficult as we are unable to go out of the house, especially for those who can’t work from home. The number of activities we can do in a day has decreased drastically. But along with that, it’s not only the adults who are facing this problem. Lack of activities has become a major problem for children of all ages. Schools have closed down. All kinds of extra-curriculum classes have closed down too. Going to the playgrounds are no more allowed. There is no way a child can spend their energy by going out of their home. It is becoming a concern for all parents and doctors including bariatric surgeons of India saying that it might become drastic. There are already a number of children who are already been suffering from childhood obesity. Now, it seems

Health Problems You Can Have Just By Being Overweight

Many of you know that once you become obese, it is concerning for your health and that is when obesity treatment is required. But what a lot of people don’t understand is that even being overweight can also be a problem as being overweight is the initial stage of becoming obese if one isn’t careful. If your body mass index which is the product of your height and weight is within the range of 25 to 30, it means you are overweight. Being ranked as overweight is your body’s way of telling you to lose weight before you reach the mark of obesity. Any amount of extra fat can be harmful to your body. There are several health risks that you might encounter if you are overweight. Of course, age and your gene play a role in it too. The Age Group Of Children and Teens For children, being overweight may not be much worrisome in terms of other health

How To Stay Mentally And Physically Healthy In Quarantine If You Are An Obese?

It is hard to sane inside your home for three weeks with nothing to do. But it is all the more tough to stay mentally healthy if you are already fighting with depression, especially if you are an obese person. We are not saying depression is tougher for obese people, but they tend to have a lot more negative effect on them. One of the main focus of obesity treatment is to help obese people stay mentally healthy. So, we at, ILS Bariatric Care, an expert in obesity treatment are going to give you some tips that will help you keep you away from depression and anxiety. There is an interconnection between depression and obesity that can prove to be fatal. An obese person will become depressed if they are unable to control their weight gain. Taunts, jokes and peer pressure is a major cause of it. If the person aims for unrealistic goals to lose weight and then fails

Night Eating Syndrome And Its Effect On Your Weight

Some people have the habit of waking up at night and eating snacks. This is known as the night eating syndrome. Night eating syndrome is a very common problem found in many people. This syndrome can lead to several other complications. One such complication is obesity. Read on to find out how night eating syndrome can lead to or increase obesity and how obesity treatment can help. Symptoms There are several symptoms of night eating syndrome: If you don’t feel hungry in the morning. If you prefer to eat between the normal dinner time and your sleeping time. If you are suffering from insomnia at least four to five days every week. If you get the feeling that eating is necessary before going to sleep or if you suddenly wake up in the middle of the night and eat. If you feel depressed more and more as the evening grows on. Causes Unfortunately, there is no exact cause known for

Obesity and Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)

“Don’t drink so much. You will damage your liver.” Ever heard anyone utter these words? Whenever we see someone drinking, we warn about their liver first. But do you know it is not only alcohol that can damage your liver? There is another type of disease too that can permanently damage the liver. Known as Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, the major cause of it is obesity. We all know obesity has become an epidemic. It is not just obesity, which is a matter of concern, but rather how obesity tends to damage the body. Before we divulge further on how obesity is the cause of NAFLD and how weight loss surgery can help a person, let’s first tell you more about the disease itself. Four Stages of NAFLD There are four stages of NAFLD Simple Fatty Liver: Also known as steatosis, this is the primary stage of NAFLD. It is mainly a harmless build-up of fat in the liver cells.

Is Obesity Surgery Helpful For Women With Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome?

Obesity is not only a problem in itself, but it also brings a lot of complications along with it. People who opt for obesity surgery, do it in the as the surgery helps not only reduce their weight but also helps to manage the other problems. One such complication is a polycystic ovarian syndrome. What is PCOS? More than 1 million women in India suffer from this condition every year. PCOS or also known as Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is a complication that is found in many obese women who are of reproductive age. When a cyst is formed on the outer edges of enlarged ovaries affecting the hormone levels, it is known as PCOS. Women suffering from this condition produce higher amounts of male hormones than the normal level. This causes irregularity in menstrual cycle and infertility. In later stages, it can also cause diabetes. What are the symptoms of PCOS? There are several symptoms that will help you recognise

4 Different Ways How Obesity Can Lead To Heart Disease

Heart diseases have become very common in recent years in India. Over 28% of the deaths are caused due to heart disease. Last year, out of 2.8 million people suffering from heart disease, half of them who died were below the age of 70. Heart disease can be caused by a lot of reasons like Smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure etc. But often it has been seen that the root cause of heart disease has been obesity. Obesity treatment experts say that obesity can increase the risk of rapid heart rate which leads to the formation of blood clots. This, in turn, can lead to heart failures, stroke, enlargement of heart or other heart-related complications. When you gain weight, especially in the abdomen, it increases triglyceride level that increases the risk of blood clotting. Obesity can also change your cholesterol levels. Along with an increase in triglyceride levels, it not only increases the level of bad cholesterol but also it

The Interlinking Relation Between Obesity And Sleep Apnoea

There are many complications that are related to obesity like high cholesterol, heart diseases, cancer etc. Another such complication is sleep apnoea. Obesity surgery goes a long way to cure these complications but before that let’s understand what sleep apnoea is! What is sleep apnoea? Sleep Apnoea is a disorder where a blocked airways lead to disrupted breathing and excessive snoring during sleep. But this complication is mostly seen in older obese people. How Weight Gain Leads to Sleep Apnoea? While not everyone who is overweight has sleep apnoea, though putting on extra pounds does increase the chance of having the disorder. It can cause fat to accumulate in the neck area. Obstructing breathing and which in turns to leads to sleep apnoea. How Sleep Apnoea Can Also Cause Weight Gain? Not everyone who has sleep apnoea might be obese. But having sleep apnoea can also contribute to gain more pounds Poor sleep quality influences the production of hormones related

How to Maintain Normal Blood Sugar After weight loss surgery

Weight loss surgery is one of the best ways to lose weight effectively. There are three different types of weight loss surgery. Gastric bypass surgery, Sleeve gastrectomy and Gastric banding are the common three different types. Gastric Bypass Surgery Gastric bypass is a type of weight loss surgery that doctors perform by changing the stomach and the small intestine in a way to lose a significant amount of weight. Patients lose an average of 3 to 5 kgs every month for a year following the surgery. The result of weight loss surgery is accompanied by better overall health and improved confidence. Complication – Low Blood Sugar But like every other surgery gastric bypass surgery has some complications too. One of these complications in few cases are the occurrence of low blood sugar. This is also known as postprandial or reactive hypoglycemia. It mostly can’t be noticed for almost a year, post-surgery. In such cases, patients produce too much insulin after

What Kind Of Impact Does Obesity Has On Older People

Obesity tends to affect everyone. It doesn’t matter whether you are young or old. Yet it affects differently for the different age group of people. This is very important to know as it may determine if and how obesity should be treated in older adults and if weight reduction surgery is a good bet or not. A person might be always obese apart from the below given reason but with age the associated complication will be more or worse if not treated. During old age, a person is more prone to illness and becomes physically inactive. This can tend to loosen in the muscles and in turn, gets replaced with fats. The person’s BMI might not change but as the fat increases so do the chances of being affected by obesity and its related diseases. As you grow old, you often get shorter. This is due to osteoporosis and spinal vertebral issues that take away inches in older age. If

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