Bariatric surgery is the most effective weight loss method. Given its popularity amongst the obese, it is important to not only be aware of the potential benefits, risks of the procedure but also be aware of other important information provided ... Read More
World Health Organization in a report states, that though the main causes of diabetes remain complex to explain, it is seen that obesity is a major contributor to this epidemic. Some of the measurable risk factors include ... Read More
Excess weight and the risk of cancer
According to WHO, obesity has tripled in the past forty years with over 1.9 billion overweight persons worldwide.  Obesity is a bigger challenge today as extra fat in the body ... Read More
Childhood obesity is a matter of grave concern, as obese children often grow into obese adults, with other health problems like cardiovascular diseases and diabetes.
It not only affects the physical health of the child but also interferes with his/her emotional behavior, ... Read More
Obesity has become an alarming epidemic across the world. Though considered a cosmetic issue, obesity results in depression, self-confidence loss and public perception issues. It is also a risk factor for developing health problems like high cholesterol, high blood pressure ... Read More
From health to work, obesity has a wide-ranging effect on an individual’s life and contributes to a bunch of health problems such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, sleep apnea etc. But those extra Kgs can also increase the stress ... Read More
Patients generally want to know exactly how much weight they will lose after undergoing bariatric surgery. Surgical procedures such as Gastric bypass & Sleeve gastrectomy emerge as a lifesaver for those struggling hard with obesity and its related side ... Read More
Planning to start a family, but unable to do so because of being overweight?
In order to improve fertility and reproductive outcomes, morbidly obese people can undergo surgery for weight loss, i.e., bariatric surgery. Going through weight loss surgery can ... Read More
More and more people are increasingly turning to bariatric surgery in order to lose weight and for improving comorbid diseases like diabetes, cardio-vascular diseases, joint pain etc. The rising popularity of bariatric surgery can be attributed to its results which ... Read More
Dr Ramen Goel, Director, Center of Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery, Wockhardt Hospitals bats for the inclusion of bariatric surgery under insurance coverage. He explains that contrary to popular belief it is more than just a cosmetic procedure and often is a life-saving surgery
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To do or not to do, that is the question that everybody asks themselves when thinking about going under the knife. Once you have decided to opt for Bariatric Surgery, choosing a Bariatric surgeon can be a crucial factor for successful weight loss in your journey towards good health.
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