Weight gain can be due to a whole gamut of reasons. Whether hereditary, lifestyle related, age related or due to a primary medical issue, our experienced weight loss surgeons perform Bariatric procedures utilizing the most advanced techniques available, thereby minimizing post-operative pain and recovery time. Whether the aim is to lose 20 kgs or 120 kgs, we specialize in customized weight loss options, eg. Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Bypass, Mini Gastric Bypass and Tummy tucks. Besides obvious cosmetic and aesthetic results, reduction of weight greatly impacts the improvement in general health and solving issues of Hypertension, Diabetes, Cardiac problems, Skin issues, knee and spine pain etc. By undergoing life-changing weight loss surgery, our clients can experience a new healthy and happier lease of life!
What is Obesity?
People with depression or anxiety or any other cause may gain or lose weight due to their condition or medications that can cause depression and anxiety related to overeating, poor food choices, and a more sedentary lifestyle. Weight gain can lead to obesity.
Obesity is defined if your body mass index (BMI) is 30 or over 30. One of the methods to treat it is obesity surgery/weight loss surgery.
What is Weight Loss Surgery / Obesity Surgery?
Weight Loss Surgery
Extremely obese persons are frequently treated with weight loss surgery, also referred to as obesity surgery or bariatric surgery. Weight loss surgery should not be undertaken without careful consideration. for weight loss surgery and would like to be highly motivated. When you think about surgery, you want to fully understand what is involved, including the risks and benefits.
In fact, you have to remember that all you have to do is make long-term changes. Your dietary patterns and decisions are also crucial. Ushta Medicare LLP is performing weight loss surgery in Mumbai. He has a cumulative experience of 3 decades in surgery with training from leading institutions in India and Africa.
How Does Weight Loss Surgery Work?
- Despite being among the best-studied treatments in contemporary medicine, metabolic and bariatric operations are challenging for many patients. So instead of regular surgeries, the incisions use minimally invasive surgical techniques, also known as laparoscopic and robotic surgery.
- The goal of these procedures is to restore the intestines and abdomen in order to treat diseases and challenges that are associated with them.
- In order to strengthen the body, lessen hunger, and improve fullness, this leads to a decrease in food consumption and modifications to the way the body absorbs meals. These processes enhance the body’s ability to recognize a healthy weight.
- The success of a bariatric operation depends to a large extent on the behavior and lifestyle changes that the patient makes after the operation. Patients must strictly follow the diet plan prescribed by the nutritionist and also attend behavioral therapy to change their attitude towards diet and exercise.
There are several ways to diagnose obesity. Some of the methods LIKE:-
- Take Your Medical History
- A General Physical Examination
- Calculate Your Body Mass Index
- Measure Your Waist Size
- Check For other Health Problems.
- Blood Tests
Benefits and Risks of Weight Loss Surgery
Improved Overall Health
Improve Mood and Confidence
You Can Also Enjoy Activities You Enjoy, Such as Walking, Biking, Swimming, or Gardening.
As Your Physical Activity Level Rises, Your Body Will Receive More Oxygen, Which Will Benefit You
Calming Stress Hormones (Cortisol) to Relieve Anxiety and Depression
Reduce Type 2 Diabetes
Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
Risks Associated with Anesthesia
Chronic Nausea and Vomiting
Inability To Eat Certain Foods
Weight Gain or Lack of Desquamation
Services Related To Bariatric Surgery
In this operation, surgeons remove part of the stomach and connect the remaining parts together to create a replacement stomach the size of a banana. It produces a hormone that increases appetite. You’ll be able to eat less, which will enable you to save money.
- A Bigger Weight Loss Than with a Gastric Band.
- No Changes In The Intestine.
- No Objects Inserted Into The Body.
- Short Hospital Stay.
Gastric bypass surgery, also called a Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, has two parts: First, the surgeon staples the stomach to create a small pouch on top. The surgeon cuts through the small intestine and connects the lower part directly to the small stomach pouch.
The food then passes most of the stomach and upper part of the small intestine, causing your body to take in fewer calories. In order to allow digestive juices from the stomach and the first part of the small intestine to travel to the lower part of the small intestine, the surgeon connects the lower part of the small intestine to the lower part of the small intestine, which is still connected to the main part of the stomach. Additionally, it alters gut hormones, gut flora, and a number of other elements that can affect hunger and metabolism. Although a surgeon can do a gastric bypass reversal if medically necessary, it is challenging.
Mini Gastric Bypass
The mini gastric bypass can be used as the main method of weight loss. It can also be used in patients who have previously had sleeve or gastric band surgery but have been unsuccessful with weight loss or have had band-related complications and who have elected to have revision surgery.
The mini gastric bypass or simple anastomotic gastric bypass is an effective and well-established procedure that combines some of the properties of a sleeve gastric and a standard gastric bypass. The upper part of the stomach is divided into a sleeve tube, similar to the upper three quarters. , and then joined an intestine loop.
The mini-bypass procedure helps you lose weight in several ways:
- Reduce the feeling of hunger through the alteration of signaling from the gut to the brain.
- Allow for an initial feeling of fullness and satiety when eating, resulting in healthy portion sizes
- Decrease the number of calories absorbed from food as a result of moving from 150 to 200 cm of the upper small intestine.
FAQs on Obesity & Weight Reduction Surgery
A person has obesity when they have extra body fat or weight, which could be harmful to their health. Obesity is medically measured by the body mass index or BMI. People are generally considered obese when they have a BMI of thirty or more.
Bariatric surgery is not only designed to help you lose excess weight quickly and effectively. Weight loss surgery has also been shown to be effective in solving many obesity-related conditions, such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, and others. Additionally, many individuals who undergo bariatric surgery claim to take less drugs to manage their obesity-related problems.
Ushta Medicare LLP may recommend weight-loss surgery if your BMI is at least 30 or higher and you have been unsuccessfully trying to lose weight through diet and exercise alone for the past six months.
Weight loss surgeries affect you in several ways. Most surgeries limit the number of calories you can eat. When you can’t eat as much as you used to, your body starts burning fat quickly. Numerous weight loss procedures also have an impact on the hormones that control satiety and hunger. You’ll feel fuller faster with meals and you’ll find yourself eating healthier because your relationship with food will improve. In general, you should find yourself eating smaller, healthier meals after your weight loss surgery, which contributes to the rapid loss of excess fat.
Unlike diet plans, pills and other weight loss remedies, weight loss surgery often alters stomach and digestive mechanisms to force you to eat smaller, healthier meals. The gastric sleeve, for example, consists of removing 75% of the stomach. This creates a smaller pocket for food to go into, limiting how much you can eat. Surgery also affects hunger and satiety, helping you control cravings and portions. Not only will you consume small amounts of food, but you’ll find yourself craving healthier foods, leading to rapid, long-term weight loss.
Aside from medical complications, such as an infection, which would always be bad, the worst thing that could happen after weight loss surgery is weight gain back. We have ways to combat weight regain if it ever happens to you. Ask your doctor during your initial consultation about your options regarding weight regain after bariatric surgery.
There are always risks associated with surgery. Being under anesthesia carries risks and there is a risk of bleeding, blood clots, delayed healing, infections and poor outcomes. However, our doctor is world famous for his safe procedures that provide significant results. Our physician takes every measure to guarantee your security and deliver outcomes that live up to your expectations. Years of experience and a safety philosophy are the basis for successful results.
If your surgery is for medical reasons, such as obesity weight loss surgery, your insurance may cover all or part of the operation. In general, cosmetic operations are not covered unless there is a related medical need. An illustration is a panniculectomy, which involves removing extra skin and fat after significant weight loss.
Check with your insurer if bariatric surgery is covered and discuss other costs with our doctor during your initial consultation.
Patients who have gained 100 pounds or more over their optimal body weight are advised to have laparoscopic surgery. There is no weight limit, although our doctor may recommend that you lose weight naturally before undergoing laparoscopic surgery for safety reasons. Call to schedule an initial consultation to learn more.
Many weight-loss surgeries involve laparoscopic cameras that are inserted into the body through small incisions, like the back of a pencil.
There are many benefits to laparoscopy, which involves the surgeon using fiberoptic equipment that is inserted through the abdominal wall. The tiny camera allows your surgeon to view your internal organs and abdomen on a screen in real time, improving surgical precision. Also, with laparoscopy, the surgery is minimally invasive, the incisions are small, and complications are rare.
Bariatric surgeons would prefer that you weigh at least 100 pounds over your ideal weight with a BMI of 40 or higher. Some surgeons will consider a BMI less than 40 if you have obesity-related medical conditions such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and others. For patients with a body mass index of 30 or more, surgery is often considered on an individual basis, taking into account the risks and benefits and the expected outcome of the surgery.
Revision surgery after a previous abdominal procedure is possible, but we need more information to give you a definitive answer. An initial consultation with our physician can help you better understand what went wrong with your initial surgery and whether your surgery can be done laparoscopically. Call to book your consultation with our doctor.
Gastric bypass surgery affects the stomach and part of the digestion. Your reproductive organs will not be affected.
However, you would have to wait at least 18 months after surgery to get pregnant. It is safe to get pregnant after a gastric bypass as long as your weight has stabilized.
Many weight loss surgeries, such as gastric sleeve surgery, affect the hormones that regulate hunger and satiety. They also restrict how much food you can consume. As you consume smaller portions, your body begins to feel full faster, leading to long-term weight loss without all the maddening cravings.
Alcohol can affect you more quickly than before you had bariatric surgery. Also, rapid weight loss coupled with poor food intake could lead to dangerously low blood sugar levels, putting your health at risk. It would be best to significantly limit or stop alcohol consumption after bariatric surgery for the sake of your lifelong health. Also, some may substitute one form of addiction for another and it is important to identify whether alcohol plays this role. Additionally, alcohol can act as a trigger leading to inappropriate eating behaviors that sabotage your success.
One of the advantages of laparoscopic surgery is that our doctor only has to make small cuts. Most patients go home the same day or overnight. Recovery time depends on the procedure and your general health. Ask our doctor during your initial consultation about the recovery you can expect for the bariatric procedure you have in mind.
It all depends on how hard you tend to work at your job. Most people return to work within a week or two after bariatric surgery. If you do strenuous work, such as construction, our doctor may recommend that you take extra time before returning to work.
Our doctor may recommend a bariatric or body contouring procedure based on a thorough analysis of your body’s goals and health. Our doctor will take into account your medical history and current state of health to help you lose weight or sculpt your body to your realistic expectations. Call to schedule your appointment with our doctor and see what procedures you may qualify for at Healthy Life Bariatrics.
The most successful patients are those who follow our doctor’s guidelines before, during and after surgery. Our doctor will ensure that you are an ideal patient and that you are in good health before scheduling surgery. After your procedure is scheduled, our physician and staff will help you have a safe procedure and guide you through a comfortable recovery. As long as you follow the guidelines given to you, you should be successful with your weight loss surgery.
Obesity is caused by consuming more calories than are burned through regular movement and exercise. Obesity does not happen overnight. It occurs over time due to poor eating and exercise habits.
The food we eat serves as a source of energy for our body. If you consume large amounts of energy, especially fat and sugar, but don’t burn that energy through physical activity, the excess energy will be stored in your body as fat. Over time, weight gain can lead to obesity.
In some cases, underlying medical conditions can contribute to weight gain, such as an underactive thyroid gland (hypothyroidism) and Cushing’s syndrome, which is a rare disease that causes an overproduction of steroid hormones.
Medication for diabetes and epilepsy, as well as the weight gain sometimes linked to quitting smoking, can all contribute to obesity.
Our doctor is known worldwide as one of the best cosmetic and bariatric plastic surgeons working today. Our physician is unique in that he is board certified and has a specialty in bariatric and cosmetic surgery. This allows them to offer weight loss and body contouring procedures, which help you lose excess fat for health reasons and look your best after the surgery has done its job. This consolidates your overall care under one roof and allows you to get the best treatment from an experienced doctor who knows you well throughout your weight loss and post-weight loss body contouring journey.
Talk to our doctor about the weight loss and body contouring procedures you have in mind. Our doctor lives and works in Los Angeles, but has helped patients from all over the world. Call to schedule your consultation with our doctor today.
Many patients experience sagging skin after losing a significant portion of their excess weight. In years past, insurance covered a procedure called a panniculectomy, which is the removal of excess skin and fat after extreme weight loss. Insurers then stopped covering the procedure for several years, calling it elective in nature rather than medical.
These days, insurers have changed their minds due to pressure from the legislator. Your insurer may cover the removal of excess skin after weight loss surgery. The good news for you is that our doctor is board certified in both bariatric surgery and body contouring, which means we can perform both your weight loss surgery, panniculectomy, body lift, and breast lift under one roof. Call to schedule an initial consultation with our doctor to learn more.