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
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
Should all the patients have plastic surgery after weight loss
Dear Reader, Congratulations on your new look after weight loss surgery. You have shed all those extra kilos of weight and feeling light, both in the body and mind. That's a great feeling, isn't it? After a successful weight loss surgery, most patients are proud of their new bodies and are committed to maintaining their new weight. Dr Venu Gopal Pareek and his well-accomplished team are with you throughout your
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
Improve your heart health with Bariatric surgery during these Covid Times
Let us clearly understand how obesity is defined—being overweight or obese means that a person's weight is more than the "healthy weight" for a "given height." BMI(Body Mass Index) is a conventional metric to define overweight and obesity. One can easily calculate their BMI by dividing their weight in kilograms by the square of height in meters. In adults, BMI of 18.5 to 25 is the normal range, 25 to
How Will Weight Loss Surgery Help Me Lose Weight?
Weight loss surgery or Bariatric Surgery not only serves cosmetic purposes, but it helps patients overcome health problems like Diabetes, Heart diseases, joint pains, and back pain, to name a few. The word Bariatric like many other medical terms is derived from the Greek words "baros," which means "weight" and "iatrikos," meaning "medicine." Bariatric surgery is a surgical procedure opted by patients whose Body Mass Index (BMI) is greater than
What Lifestyle Changes Are Necessary After Weight Loss Surgery?
If one is committed to lead a healthy lifestyle, there are numerous avenues to help with that—all it takes is a determined thought from you. Being overweight and obese has become a silent pandemic all over the world. At the same time, there is so much advancement in weight loss, especially Bariatric Surgery. For individuals with BMI's (Body Mass Index) higher than 30, weight loss surgery is a sweet song. For
Is Weight Loss Surgery Better Than keto Diet For Fast, Dramatic, and Long-Lasting Results?
One of the most prominent weight-loss trends today is the keto diet. It's not hard to find people who claim they lost more than 40 pounds on the keto diet. There are also social media channels filled with "before and after" photos of keto diet success stories. Also, fans of the keto diet promote rich food choices such as cheese, steak, butter, eggs, avocado, and nuts. It's fair to ask
An Overview Of Gastric Balloon Surgery For Weight Loss
Have you ever had trouble losing weight naturally and considered a bariatric procedure, but "under the knife" scares you? Then the gastric balloon procedure may be the right choice for you. These non-surgical short-term procedures are golden worldwide for decades. Unlike other bariatric procedures, the gastric balloon concept is simple and therefore, easy to understand for everyone. A soft silicone balloon is inserted into the stomach by an endoscope; hence there
Why 2021 Should Be Your Year of Weight Loss: Here’s All The Reasons
If you have gained weight since March, you know that you are not alone. A survey conducted on 1,000 nearly half of women and almost a quarter of men said they gained weight because of the limitations of COVID-19. This trend is not surprising because routines were interrupted, stress increased, and it is not clear when or if things will return to normal. But there are things you can do