Know How Bariatric Surgery Helps for Weight Loss

by CUSP Surgeons Practicing Excellence & Building Trust

Bariatric Surgery is commonly a kind of weight loss surgery that has a history of proven results treating obesity. It is a kind of surgical procedure done on the stomach or intestines that can help inducing weight loss. Bariatric surgery encompasses of a number of procedures and the most common procedure is gastric sleeve surgery. Although gastric surgery can be effective enough for weight loss but, it is not a substitute for the lifestyle changes. You need to every time maintain the initial weight loss and thus bariatric metabolic surgeon always recommend to do exercise and nutritional therapists prior to bariatric surgery for weight loss.


It is also said that there is huge risk in it, thus you should also consider the same before undertaking this procedure. Reports have come up that up to 40% of patients starts feeling the complication after undergoing gastric surgery within the first six months of the procedure. Besides there is also risk of death that can be experienced due to this procedure and this can be as high as only 2%.


You can also experience nausea and vomiting after you go through the surgery. In addition to this, you are also likely to develop a common syndrome that is mainly called "dumping syndrome" after you undergo bariatric surgery for weight loss. After the bariatric surgery, it has been studied that if the patients start consuming foods that is high in fat or sugar, he/she can start experiencing symptoms of lightheartedness, sweating, nausea diarrhea, and even abdominal cramping.


How it Works?

Bariatric surgery that is like gastric bypass, gastric sleeve or the laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding mainly works by changing the anatomy of the gastrointestinal tract. It also works directly by altering different physiologic changes that you would experience in your body in terms of your energy balance as well as fat metabolism. Regardless of all the works, you should remember that bariatric surgery is a kind of tool to weight loss. But, the actual success of weight loss totally depends on important factors like nutrition, exercise, behavior modification and many others.


Though the surgery is done for weight loss, but many of you would find the costs of bariatric surgery to be high and in some cases you would find it to be hard to pay. It is also studied that not everyone who undergoes this surgery for weight loss experiences better improvement in their obesity. 50% of patient finds hard to maintain the actual degree of weight loss even after the surgery.


So, if you're considering weight loss surgery the best thing you can do is to at first educate yourself about its benefits and risks. You should also study about how this surgery may alter your future lifestyle. After being an educated patient, you' should take the decision to go for weight loss surgery.

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