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Obesity is a health condition characterized by the accumulation of too much fat in the body. It’s a complex medical disorder that needed to be solved with several causes that may lead to significant health conditions. Generally speaking, consuming more calories than burnt is what causes weight gain and obesity. Having a sedentary lifestyle and a poor diet are among the most common causes of obesity. Genetics, family history, inactivity, socioeconomic factors, and so on can be the factors that may cause obesity. Since obesity is a negative health condition, it may decrease the quality of life by letting other health problems occur. Those might be diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and other types of cancer.

Body Mass Index

Body Mass Index (BMI) is a calculation that helps determine a healthy body weight based on your height. It is also a method that used to determine if you are eligible for weight loss surgery coverage. The surgery might be an option for an adult with a BMI of 40 or higher. For example, an adult who is 178 cm tall and weighs 140 kg would have a BMI over 40. It may also be suitable for adolescents. Guidelines include a BMI of 35-40 or higher and medical condition related to severe obesity. You can see the BMI-statu relationship down below as listed:

  • Under 18,5 – Underweight,
  • Between 18,5 – 24,9 – Normal, Healthy
  • Between 25,0 – 29,9 – Overweight
  • Above 30 – Obese

How to Treat Obesity? What is Bariatric Surgery?

For the reason, that obesity is a situation that being overweight. So, one solution to get rid of obesity could be losing weight over time. This can be achieved by changing lifestyles such as a good diet and exercises. But for some, it can not be possible to make those changes. If your guided weight loss attempts are unsuccessful or there are medical reasons to lose weight rapidly, you may want to consider weight loss surgery. There are several surgical procedures, often called bariatric surgery, that can help you lose weight faster than just diet and exercise alone will allow.

How Much Weight Will Be Lost?

After the surgery, weight is lost depending on the excess weight condition that the people had before. The important thing here is to determine the target weight that the person wants to achieve, rather than the amount of weight to be lost. So when you determine this weight, it does not matter at all, even if there are very different weights such as 30 kilograms 40 kilograms 70 kilograms. Because after these operations, if the diet to be applied for one and a half years is followed and the life becomes active, the weight to be lost does not matter. The important thing is to reach the target weight. For this, we are preparing a program that can be followed easily, and we explain it to them.

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What to Do After Bariatric Surgery


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After the surgery done, you can usually leave hospital 1 to 3 days and you’ll be able to start to return to your normal activities 4 to 6 weeks later. But you’ll need to make lifestyle changes to help make the most of your surgery. Aftercare is an important factor in reaching your weight loss goals. Weight loss surgery is your initial step in your life-changing journey. Our aftercare is designed to help you achieve your weight loss goals. Our team of dedicated and highly qualified weight loss experts provides on-going support as part of your aftercare package. We provide you a healthcare consultant and offer ongoing appointments with specialist nurses and dietitians as part of your aftercare for up to 6 years. After surgery, it’s important to get adequate nourishment while keeping your weight-loss goals on track. However, diet recommendations after gastric bypass surgery vary depending on your individual situation. You should avoid foods that are high in fat and sugar, chew food thoroughly and drink liquids between meals.Your diet will consist initially of liquids or pureed foods and finally small portions of nutritious healthy foods. You also need to do the necessary exercises regularly. We are with you from the beginning to the end of your weight loss journey.

How Will My Health Be Improved?

Bariatric surgery reduces the stomach’s storage capacity, which limits food intake and helps you feel full much sooner than normal. The surgery will improve your quality of life because you’ll become more active physically. Increase your energy and stamina, and diminish joint pain caused by obesity. Additional benefits may include improved physical appearance which elevates self-esteem, improve social interaction and relief of depression.Most excess weight reduces lung volume and inhibits a person’s ability to breathe freely. Weight loss and lifestyle changes can alleviate the triggers and symptoms of lung problems. It will contribute to the improvement of your cardiovascular health, which is badly affected by excess weight. Weight loss surgery can also relieve metabolic syndrome, pregnancy complications, gallbladder disease and more.

After Support For Bariatric Surgery

Your success in losing weight depends on you after the surgery how well you follow guidelines for diet, exercise and lifestyle changes. and we are right here for you. We provide a consultant for you to overcome the after surgery treatment and offer comprehensive follow-up appointments. They may involve blood tests to check your nutrition levels, a physical health check about diet and exercise and emotional or psychological support

To learn more about how we treat obesity and the details of bariatric surgery, please contact our healthcare consultants. Also, you can watch our videos about treatment methods, used technologies, professor comments on special topics.

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