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
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
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