According to WHO, worldwide obesity has nearly tripled since 1975. In 2016, more than 1.9 billion adults, 18 years and older, were overweight, of these over 650 million were obese . Over 340 million children and adolescents aged 5-19 were overweight or obese in 2016. There are people who go for a workout every day & also on diet plan but still their obesity doesn’t go away. One factor which plays an important role in obesity that is genetic (of genes). Here comes Bariatric Surgery.
Bariatric Surgery is a treatment for weight loss. It’s a sort of weight loss surgery which is having a variety of procedures which include gastric bypass, Sleeve Gastrectomy, adjustable gastric band, and biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch. These procedures include restricting the food which a stomach could hold or reducing the size of the stomach through removing a stomach portion. This surgery often cause hormonal change.
Benefits of Bariatric Surgery -
Bariatric Surgery not only helps you to look and feel good but also ensure your healthy life. It improves your overall Physical attire related to obesity. This surgery is the best option when you have tried very hard and working out to get rid of obesity but failed to reduce your fat. This surgery is going to work for Longtime & going to give best results. It will enhance your energy level which will boost you to work more and more without fatigue. It’s also a fact that obese people generally get stress and depression by thinking negative of it.
When there is no obese, you start feeling good and a sense of self-dependency & self-respect and when you are positive with your thoughts and feelings it is going to bring positivity in your life in the form of success & goodwill. Another beautiful thing of this treatment is that you don’t need to feel that you need to eat less, no, your stomach will get full even after eating less. So, there won’t be any sacrifice on food. Bariatric surgery gives many health benefits as well. It helps in certain heart diseases & keeps your blood pressure and cholesterol level normal.
Problems of Obesity -
- Some types of cancer like breast cancer, ovaries, and Pancreas cancer also happen due to obesity. Apart from it, Gallbladder diseases also result of obesity.
- Overweight is considered as the main cause behind high blood pressure and high cholesterol levels. In such a situation there are more chances of heart attack and other heart problems.
- Osteoarthritis & Gout problems are most common in obese people. Such kind of problems is related to knee, hip, and lower back & body joints.
- Obesity gives birth to Diabetes Type 2 as well. Most of those who are suffering from this type of diabetes are overweighted.
Why choose India for Bariatric Surgery -
People go for bariatric surgery when they see no improvement after intense workout and control on food. Only those who have few kilograms of overweight get the benefit out of work out and diet. It is suggested that people having a body mass index above 35 should go for bariatric surgery. But speaking of US and European countries the cost for the surgery is very high comparing of India. Apart from this, in countries like the UK , USA & other European countries, a patient has to wait from six months to two years for the treatment.
India has a sharp edge in such factors especially when it comes to the cost of the surgery. The cost of bariatric surgery is only 20 to 25% of what it is in the US . The average cost of Sleeve Gastrectomy is around $25,000 in the US in comparison of $6000 in India. The hospitalization period for the surgery is typically between 2 to 4 days in India. Whereas it takes only two weeks to overall stay in India . which makes it comfortable for the foreign patients. Patient from all over the world, especially from Dubai, Australia and from many African Countries frequently visit India for bariatric surgery.