Obesity Treatment

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

How Obesity Is One Of The Major Reason For Type 2 Diabetes

International Diabetes Awareness Day is on 14th of November and it is time to truly be aware of this disease. In recent years it has been seen that the number of patients for diabetes has increased quite intensely especially that of type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes have a lot of symptoms, condition, and complications. The symptoms are quite easy to notice. Increased thirst, frequent urination, increased hunger, unintended weight loss, fatigue, blurred vision, areas of darkened skin, usually in the armpits and neck are some of the symptoms of type 2 diabetes. There are several complications to diabetes, which means type 2 diabetes can lead to more severe diseases like heart and blood vessel disease, nerve damage or neuropathy, kidney damage, eye damge, hearing impairement, and sleep apnea. It is developed when the body becomes insulin resistant or when the pancreas is unable to produce enough insulin. A prime reason for that is an increase in the number of

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

7 Facts About Obesity Treatment That Everyone Should Know About

Are you struggling with extra body weight and considering some obesity treatment to address it? Certainly, many of you have heard of obesity surgery, but most probably you know very little about it. In fact, as per our finding, there are more myths than facts that revolve around obesity and its treatment. Let’s burst some of the most common myths that surround obesity and its treatment. Myth Obesity is simply a condition, not a disease. Fact Obesity qualifies to be termed as disease, as it deteriorates one’s health and also leads to many other health conditions if it is left untreated. These include diabetes, high blood pressure, heart diseases, respiratory diseases, sleep apnea and many more. Myth Obesity can be addressed effectively with dieting and exercise Fact Losing a few pounds can be successfully done through dieting and vigorous exercise, but it does not work for morbidly obese individuals. So, needless to say, seeking obesity treatment is quite necessary for

Weight Loss Surgery Will Ultimately Motivate You Towards A Healthier Lifestyle

In India alone, one in every 5 individual is either overweight or obese. Thankfully, modern medical marvel such as bariatric surgery is extremely helpful to fight obesity. At ILS Hospitals Bariatric Care Unit, we are all dedicated to improvising numerous lives all around the year. Even though many people are becoming more and more aware of this medical condition and obesity treatment options, not everyone understands how it helps people to stay healthy even after the surgery. So, today, some of our leading bariatric surgeons answer the same for you. Bariatric surgery or more commonly known as weight loss surgery is an invasive technique to make either temporary or permanent changes in the digestive tract of obese individuals. It is a safe and effective technique to overcome obesity. Bariatric surgery works positively, in 2 ways- psychologically and physically. How It Helps Psychologically? Obesity surgery is a major operation that gives the individual insights into their life. As per many bariatric

How Obesity Surgery Can Help You Get Relieve From Excess Weight & Associated Joint Pain

Obesity has many associated complications and joint pain is one of them. Though lots of people, particularly the ones aging above 50-60 years often complain about having joint pain, it onsets much earlier for obese individuals. Let’s find out how obesity causes joint pain along with its treatment, in the form of obesity surgery. How Obesity can Lead to Joint Pain? The human body is a complex structure in which the skeletal system is designed in such a manner that it can hold the body weight properly and maintain proper position. Under normal condition, the skeletal system does not get burden with bodyweight, unless it is due to some medical condition, accidental injury or the natural degradation of bones due to aging. But things change when you are including obesity into the picture. Obesity is a medical condition, in which an individual accumulates excessive body weight. This extra body weight exerts additional pressure on the bone structure. It is most

Intermittent Fasting – Why It Is A Bad Idea For Weight Loss Goal

Obesity is a global threat that is looming over the entire world in recent time. According to bariatric surgeons, mindless eating and overconsumption of fast food is the main reason for the same, which often is also accompanied by the lack of adequate exercise. To deal with obesity, many individual try out various dieting plan and remedies, without understanding its viability and side effects. Intermittent fasting is considered as one such presumed technique that can help with weight loss. Today, we will discuss what is it and why it is bad for health, along with an effective way to resolve obesity. What Is Intermittent Fasting? Intermittent fasting is an umbrella term for an eating pattern. Fasting in these cases does not imply that the person will not consume food at all, but they will simply control how much they eat and when. This fasting regime consists of some fast days and some cheat/feast days. On the fast days, the person

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