Wednesday, 11 March 2015

Weight Loss Surgery in Tamilnadu

Obesity is one of the problem that is faced by most of the people now a days due to the unhealthy food habits. A person is said to be obese, if his body mass index exceeds 30.

Before explaining this we have to know what is body mass index. This ratio is calculated by dividing the weight of a person with the square of his height.

Obesity may seriously effects the other physical fuctions of a person. It has a serious impact on normal functions like walking, breathing etc. In some cases diabetes is related to obesity and this type of diabetes can leads to heart problems, failure of kidney etc. Obesity can even leads to high cholesterol, high blood pressure etc..

Guru Hospital in Madurai provides best Weight Loss Surgery in Tamilnadu at an affordable rate.

Types of Obesity :

There are mainly two types of obesity.

  • Type 1 – Type 1 is mainly causes by the excessive eating habit.
  • Type 2 – Type 2 obesity is mainly a caused due to a disease. On this type of obesity, the patient will gain weight even while little eaten.

Morbid Obesity :

Morbid Obesity is caused when the high body fat becomes a danger to the overall health. Morbid Obesity is a Type 2 obesity.

Bariatric Surgery for Morbid Obesity :

Bariatric surgery is a set of procedures which is indended to reduce the overweight. There are mainly two methods followed in this bariatric surgery.
First is by restricting the food taken by the person who is obese.
Second is by reducing the calories absorption by the body.

There are mainly two procedure in a bariatric surgery.
They are

  • Laparoscopic Gastric Banding.
  • Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery.

Laparoscopic Gasric Banding :

Lapraroscopic gastric banding is a procedure to reduce the food intake of a person. This is done by tieing a silicon band on the stomach. This will reduce the volume of the stomach. So the person's stomach will be full with a little intake of food and thus reduces the person's food intake.

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery :

In this procedure, a portion of the stomach is stapled and thus reduced its size. Then the small intestaine is connected to the reduced portion of the stomach. Thus the stomach and the upper portion of the small intestine is bypassed. This procedure reduces the calorie absorption because of the reduction in the area of contact.

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