What is weight loss surgery?

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Weight loss surgery

Weight loss surgery


What is weight loss surgery? in surgical field. It is a simple question but after this surgery you must change your whole lifestyle. Weight loss surgery is known as Bariatric Surgery. This surgery is performed on obese people with body Mass Index (BMI) more than 40.


Being obese creates lots of problems in your body or it is better to say that obese is a disease. This leads to high blood pressure, diabetes, cardiovascular risk factors, and incress in mortality ratio. These all problems will be disappere as you start lossing weight after this surgery. After this surgery your sleep, breath and physical activeness often improves dramaticly. But this will be on a condition of changing your lifestyle overnight with intake of samll frequent meals, exercise and good nutrition.

There are three basic approaches for weight loss surgery

  1. Stomach stapling, In this stomach size will be decreased   about 6 glass to one glass.
  2. Malabsorptive Procedures, In this food absorption is blocked.
  3. Roux-en-Y, This surgery is combination of both approaches.

Now we come to the basic requirements of this surgery, which are as follows;

  • Body Mass Index (BMI) of 40 or greater.
  • Body Mass Index (BMI) from 35-40 can also go for Weight Loss Surgery but if they have problems of debates, heart disease, Sleep apnea and high cholesterol.
  • Some doctors also required to loss..

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