What is the safest form of weight loss surgery?
One of the silent pandemics in the world is being overweight and obese. Irrespective of demographics and age, the modern lifestyle itself contributes heavily to this pandemic. However, many ignore the initial symptoms of being overweight? If they do not change their lifestyle factors contributing to weight gain, they quickly become obese. But initially, if they change their dietary habits and start doing regular exercise, overweight can be controlled from
What type of weight-loss surgery is ideal for young females?
Obesity, a silent pandemic, is not only found in adults or the elderly. Do you know that childhood and adolescent obesity is becoming quite common across the globe? As high as 17% of children and adolescents aged 2 to 19 are obese. But one might think, what can happen? With growing age, they will naturally lose weight and become fit. Not quite right, if left unaddressed, children and teens may
Can you regain weight after weight loss surgery?
It is common to observe that within the years of weight loss surgery, patients regain weight, but they can still keep off over80 % of their excess weight after 5 years. Statistics of Average Weight Regain After weight loss surgery are as follows:- 50% of patients regain some weight after 2 years After reaching their lowest weight, the weight regain could be in the range of 8-10% In ten years
What do I need to do to maintain weight loss after Bariatric surgery?
In the journey towards weight loss, Bariatric surgery is an aid and not a magical cure. After having bariatric surgery, one of the greatest fears is that the patient may regain weight again. But the hard truth is that this fear might become true. It takes a good 12 to 18 months after the surgery to regain weight, and there are many reasons for this to happen. In this blog,
When can I plan pregnancy after weight loss surgery?
Bariatric surgery is the most preferred choice for weight loss when diet and exercise are not helping much. It is usually done when the Body Mass Index i.e. the weight to height ratio, is greater than 35. Bariatric surgery is crucial when obesity-related complications like diabetes, PCOS, hypertension, thyroid, cholesterol, etc., become life-threatening. In women, obesity causes issues in pregnancy, since obese women usually develop PCOS or Thyroid dysfunction. Both
What is the Best Way to Track Weight Loss Goals
In these modern times, fitness goals have become common worldwide and across all age groups. Just like it is important to track every goal, weight loss goals also need to be tracked. But this tracking is not limited to just measuring the self on a weighing machine(scales). Relying on scales can be counterproductive too. Once in a while, weighing on the scales is good, but people often get fixated on