Weight Loss Operation



Are you tired keeping no stone unturned for losing weight? Have you tried every single option to get rid of extra body weight? After all these efforts, you are still not losing weight. Yes, it is a true fact that everyone can’t lose weight by just cutting some calorie and doing workouts regularly. Because obesity is complex disease and so that it is difficult to remove this disease entirely. People who are not losing weight as per expectation often consider doing weight loss operation.


Moreover, an operation is not also for all. The possibility of attaining the desired results depends on some factors such as your weight loss goal, your age, the current situation of obesity, your doctor’s suggestion etc.


Weight loss operation is recommended for those people who have following conditions.


  • People who have BMI 40 or more.
  • Chronic health problem related to obesity, heart disease, type disease, high cholesterol etc.
  • Being unsuccessful to lose weight.


Types of weight loss operation


Depending on your condition, there are various types of weight loss operation.


Gastric bypass


It is also known as ‘Roux-en-Y’ bypass surgery. In this process, a small part of the stomach is cut off. So that your stomach can’t hold enough foods. It leads you to eat less and you start losing weight.


Adjustable gastric band


According to this system, a band is put around your upper part of the stomach. This band controls a number of foods you consume so you feel full of a few foods.


Duodenal Switch


In your stomach, the surgeon places a gastric sleeve to avoid most of the intestinal path. With this process, your intestine gets less chance to absorb nutrients, which helps to consume fewer calories.


Electric implant


A device is put on a nerve called vagus nerve between stomach and brain. This device supplies electrical pulses to the nerve that conveys a signal of a full stomach.


Output of weight loss surgery


If you go to weight loss operation then you will start losing weight within 18-24 months. It is seen that some people regain some weight but it never regain as it was before. People with certain disease like obesity, diabetes start improving rapidly


Risk of weight loss operation   


There are some minor risks involved with weight loss operation such as bloating, vomiting, sweating, diarrhea, gas, dizziness etc. some chronic sides are an infection, bleeding, the leak of stitches etc. most of the time these problems are seen for short term. The long-term problem varies with the type of surgery you are having. One of the most common long-term problems is dumping syndrome which causes too fast movement of foods through your intestine. As a result, your body does not get enough nutrients. Besides, you may have nausea, weakness, faintness. About 50% of people face this problem. But you can minimize this problem by replacing high sugar foods with high fiber foods. Some may have gallstone problem while losing too much weight very quickly. Some supplement is proved to eradicate this problem.


When you decide to have weight loss operation consider all the facts discussed here. You will be free of the problem after losing weight is not as simple as it is considered. Some potential side effects can still create a problem for you. So go through this process if you are fully confident about handling the problem after surgery.      



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