Bariatric Surgery by Obesity Surgeon Helping Patients Gain Back Healthy Lifestyle

Obesity is a physical condition where a person accumulates too much body fat. This affects the person’s health negatively. A person obese or overweight is decided by BMI or Body Mass Index. Usually, if a person’s weight is at least 20% higher than it should be then he/she is called obese. The BMI of a person is 30 and above, then the person is suffering from obesity. This obesity is treated successfully by obesity surgeon applying different procedures.

Obesity can affect a person’s mind and body in various ways. It is also a cause of serious illnesses. There are several causes of obesity. Consuming too much food that generates calories unused by the person can be a cause of obesity, leading a sedentary lifestyle, sleeping less than one should and finally it can be a genetic heredity. All these causes are working behind obesity that can be treated with Bariatric surgery.

Reasons Why People Should Treat It

Some of the most common causes for getting a proper treatment of obesity are:

• It causes serious illnesses like few types of cancer, type 2 diabetes, obstructive sleep apnea, depression, asthma, osteoarthritis and cardiovascular diseases. • Obesity is considered to be one top reason of untimely death. This is curable with procedures of Obesity Surgery. • There are negative effects felt for increasing the possibilities of morbidity. • Symptoms of psychological disorder are felt with people suffering from obesity.

Treating Obesity With Bariatric Surgery:

People can get their treatment from obesity surgeon who will operate by Bariatric surgery. There are various procedures involved in this surgery. But the main fact remains same that the stomach is made smaller and also changes smaller intestine. Mostly three types of surgical procedures are applied. They are gastric sleeve, gastric bypass and gastric band. There is another option which applies duodenal switch, but this is a less used method. Each of these methods in bariatric surgery has different advantages. Most of the surgeries operated use minimally invasive techniques.

In the obesity surgery Gastric bypass, a small stomach pouch about 30 millimeters is created dividing the top of the stomach from the rest portion. The bottom end of the small intestine is connected to this newly stomach pouch. In the Sleeve Gastrectomy performed by Bariatric surgery, most of the stomach is removed by surgery.

In the Adjustable Gastric Band, an inflatable band is placed on the upper portion of the stomach helping it create a small pouch. Finally, in Biliopancreatic Diversion, the obesity surgeon operates to create a small stomach pouch after removing portions of the stomach and also large parts of small intestine.

Bariatric surgery operated by obesity surgeon at Dr. Venu Gopal Pareek can improve both mental and physical condition of the patient. Diseases like diabetes, blood pressure, sleep apnea, unhealthy level of cholesterol can be treated after the obesity surgery.