Weight Loss Surgery - The Last Resort For Obese People

Every individual may choose various methods to lose their weight. To reduce their weight, people must make weight loss surgery to get better results.

Weight loss surgery also referred to as bariatric surgery aims in treating obesity. It is a gastrointestinal surgery to facilitate weight loss and avoid the risk of life-threatening diseases like heart diseases, type II diabetes, degenerative arthritis, sleep apnea etc., which are associated with chronic obesity.

In every passing year, there has been a tremendous increase in the number of patients opting for weight loss surgeries such as gastric sleeve, gastric banding surgery or gastric bypass. After the surgery, most of the patients tend to retain their post-operative weight for quite some time.

They do not want to go back to their old eating habits and increase their weight, but still there are quite some people who just could not succeed in retaining their post-op weight for a longer period. However, to be successful in achieving and maintaining your post-op weight depends on your commitment to change your lifestyle for the rest of your life.

REASONS FOR OBESITY

People whose body mass index or BMI is over 40 tend to suffer from chronic morbid obesity. Such people live a sedentary lifestyle watching televisions, playing video games etc. Also deprivation of enough sleep increases the risk of becoming obese in both children and adults.

Lack of physical exercise and unbalanced diet also increases obesity and give rise to various metabolic diseases in the modern society. Substantial weight gain is also associated with consumption of various drugs and medicines. For such persons, conventional weight loss methods such as physical exercises, diet control, weight loss tablets etc. will not work.

Weight loss surgery is the last resort and the only option for obese people to lose considerable weight.