Obesity is a major health problem affecting approximately 300 million people globally and around 2.5 million deaths occurred because of obesity related problems. Obesity contributes to many health problems like Diabetes, Hypertension, heart Diseases, Asthma, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Urinary Incontinence, Joint Pains, Cancer, Arthritis etc. Bariatric Surgery has become the only and permanent treatment option for severe obesity and related health problems. Since its beginning, Bariatric Surgery in India has reached new horizons as almost all of the procedures being done recognized centers safely and effectively.
Choose Your Surgeon:
These operations help patients lose weight by altering their gastrointestinal tracts. This requires skills and experience therefore choose your surgeon wisely.
Bariatric surgery is a safe and effective treatment option for those affected by severe obesity. Moreover, these same procedures have also been recognized for their impact on metabolic or hormonal changes that play a major role in resolution of conditions that can occur as a result of obesity.
Bariatric surgery usually results in a weight-loss of 80 to 90 percent of excess body weight, depending on the chosen procedure. In addition, co-morbidities, such as diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnea and others are often reduced or may go into remission. Most will find that they require fewer medicines throughout time and many will discontinue their medicines completely.
Remember, bariatric surgery is not the “easy way out.” This treatment option is a tool that patients use to lose weight. Surgery is a resource to help reduce weight and maintain weight-loss. Lifestyle adjustments encompassing behavioral, diet, physical activity and psychological changes are required for you to maintain a healthy quality of life. Continued positive weight-loss relies upon your desire and dedication to change your lifestyle with a proactive approach..
The most commonly performed bariatric surgeries include:
Duodenojejunal Bypass Diverted Sleeve Gastrectomy for Diabetes.
Ileal Interposition Surgery for Diabetes.
It is important to remember that there is no “one-size-fits-all” approach to weight-loss. An option that worked for a friend or family member may not work for you, and that is okay. Treating obesity can be very difficult and addressing your weight or underlying issues contributing to your weight is not always easy. Regardless of your chosen treatment option, you should always look at your option as a “tool” in treating your weight.