Bariatric – Weight Loss Surgery

Bariatric – Weight Loss Surgery

Bariatric - Weight Loss in Dubai, Abu Dhabi & UAE

Gastric bypass and other weight-loss surgeries

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What is a Bariatric Surgery?

Gastric bypass, along with other weight-loss procedures -- referred to as bariatric surgeries require changes to your digestive system in order to aid in losing weight. The procedure is performed in cases where diet and exercise aren't working or you're suffering from health issues due to your weight. Certain procedures limit the amount you are able to eat. Others reduce the body's capacity to take in nutrients. Some procedures do both.

While bariatric surgery may provide numerous benefits, all types of weight-loss surgery are significant procedures that pose serious risk and have adverse side consequences. Additionally, you should change your lifestyle to a healthy and permanent way to your lifestyle and do regular exercise to ensure the longevity of success of bariatric surgery.

Bariatric surgery can assist you in losing excess weight and decrease the risk of developing life-threatening health issues relating to weight.

The procedure is not for those who are severely overweight. It is possible that you must be in compliance with certain medical requirements in order to be eligible for weight loss surgery. There is a chance that you will be subject to an extensive process of screening to determine if you are eligible. You should also be willing to commit to permanent changes in order to live a healthier life.

You could be required to be part of long-term follow-up programs that involve the monitoring of your diet, behaviour and habits, as well as the medical conditions you have.

If you are a candidate to undergo bariatric surgery medical team will provide you with instructions regarding how to prepare your particular type of surgery. It is possible that you will need different tests and lab tests prior to surgery. There may be restrictions on what you can eat and drink and what medications you can take. You might be required to begin a physical exercise program and also stop smoking.

You might also have to plan ahead to recover from surgery. For instance, you can arrange to have help at home if you believe you'll require assistance.

Bariatric surgery is performed in the hospital under general anesthesia. This means that you'll be unconscious throughout the process.

The exact details of your surgery are based on your particular circumstance, the type of weight loss surgery you are having and the hospital's or physician's practice. Certain weight-loss surgeries are performed using traditional, open or large abdominal incisions.

Today, the majority of bariatric surgery are done using laparoscopic techniques. Laparoscopes are small tubular device with cameras attached. The laparoscope is introduced through small cuts in the abdomen. The small camera at the inside of the laparoscope permits surgeons to observe and operate within your abdomen , without the typical large incisions. Laparoscopic surgery can help make your recovery quicker and less time but it's not a good choice for all people.

Gastric bypass as well as other bariatric surgeries are able to offer long-term weight loss. The amount you lose is dependent on your procedure and modifications to your lifestyle. It could be possible to shed half, or even more, the excess weight in just two years.

Alongside weight reduction Gastric bypass surgery could help or cure conditions commonly associated with being overweight, such as:

  • Heart disease
  • High blood pressure
  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Nonalcoholic fat liver disease (NAFLD) or nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Osteoarthritis (joint pain)

The gastric bypass procedure can enhance your capacity to complete everyday activities that can enhance your life quality.

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