Obesity Symptoms and Treatments

Obesity means having too much body fat.Having too much body fat can lead to type 2 diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure,arthritis,sleep apnea and stroke.The weight may come from muscle, bone, fat, and/or body water. Both terms mean that a person’s weight is greater than what’s considered healthy for his or her height.Obesity can cause day-to-day health problems such as:

    • breathlessness
    • increased sweating
    • snoring
    • inability to cope with sudden physical activity
    • feeling very tired every day
    • back and joint pains
    • low confidence and self esteem

The treatment methods that are right for you depend on your level of obesity, your overall health and your willingness to participate in your weightlossplan Bariatric Surgery is the speciality dealing with obesity and its associated diseases.It include Laparoscopic adjustable gastric band replacement, Laparoscopic ROUX-EN-Y GASTRIC BYPASS, Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy.Other treatment tools include dietary changes,exercise and activitybehavior change,prescription weight-loss medications.

Benefits of weightloss surgery

Weight loss surgery has been shown to be the most effective and durable treatment for obesity.Patients may lose as much as 60 percent of excess weight six months after surgery, and 77 percent of excess weight as early as 12 months after surgery. And on average, five years after surgery, patients maintain more than 50 percent of their excess weight loss.In addition to its many health benefits, bariatric surgery can help to improve patient’s overall mood and psychological health.Obesity-related complications are generally related to weight therefore the surgically induced weight loss can be associated with improvement in these obesity-related complications.In fact, as little as three percent weight loss with lifestyle changes can be associated with a reduction in risk for metabolic and cardiovascular disease,compared with bariatric surgery weight loss figures well over 30 percent.weight loss surgery helps to improve many obesity related health conditions,including:

  • Diabetes
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Sleep apnea

DIGNITY

Our objective is to provide world class healthcare to our patients.
At present, some centres in India have the capability to provide the same level of treatment delivered in developed countries at a lower cost. But as in many other countries there is no uniformity or standardisation in the provision of healthcare in India.
Our aim is to provide the same level of care, following the same international guidelines by doctors with multinational training and expertise. We hope to provide consultations without the hassle of going to a hospital, in the convenience and privacy of our clinic in a patient friendly environment. Our approach is to explain the rationale of our treatment so that the patients are equal partners in their care. We will treat our patients with dignity and honesty.