Bariatric surgery is a surgical breakthrough to promote effective weight loss which can be divided into two categories; restrictive or malabsorptive. Restrictive procedures work by physically restricting the size and the capacity of the stomach as well as decreasing the rate of digestion. Malabsorptive procedures, on the other hand, modify the absorptive capacity of the digestive system by physically removing parts of the digestive tract which greatly limits calorie absorption. Figuring out which is the best surgical alternative for you is more than a decision but a life
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_What is Obesity? Obesity results from the excessive accumulation of fat that exceeds the body's skeletal and physical standards. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), an increase in 20 percent or more above your ideal body weight is the point at which excess weight becomes a health risk. Today 97 million Americans, more than one-third of the adult population, are overweight or obese. An estimated 5 to 10 million of those are considered morbidly obese. For people who are fed up of seeing their weight off the scales, there’s another way to lose the extra pounds, not just temporarily but permanently.
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_The most popular procedure is the Gastric Bypass which limits food in take and has some malabsorption. Gastric Banding is increasingly performed worldwide, while Sleeve Resection of the stomach is becoming known. Both are purely restrictive procedures.
Biliopancreatic Diversion with Doudenal Switch is more malabsorptive but also restrictive. These procedures are usually done using LAPAROSCOPIC (minimal acess) techniques without the need for long abdominal incisions. This permits the patient to go home after only a brief stay in the hospital.
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Obesity-related health conditions are health conditions that, whether alone or in combination, can significantly reduce your life expectancy and there are more than 30 diseases related on it. These may involve practically any organ and system of the body, from head to toe.
A severely obese person would probably have heart disease, hypertension, Type 2 diabetes, osteoarthritis especially of weight-bearing joints, sleep apnea, respiratory problems, gastroesophageal reflux, heartburn, urinary stress incontinence, gallstones, high cholesterol and triglycerides and some form of depression and diminished person’s self-esteem.
The obese individual would have even a higher risk for cancer, strokes, kidney damage, liver problems and accidents. Just being obese may cause infertility including menstrual irregularities for women.
With all the obesity-related health conditions mentioned, there is really a cost effectiveness in undergoing bariatric and metabolic surgery. Imagine with all those burden obesity-related health conditions, the expenses on medications and treatments of obesity-related health conditions would even cost you more than ten times compared to having a bariatric surgery and metabolic surgery.
You do not only improve the quality of your life but you get to enjoy the additional years of life of what God has given you.
The Healing Hand Clinic offers realistic solutions to treat obesity and its related problems.
You can learn more about their services at www.hope4obesity.com. They have program overview, courseling programs, diet management and weight loss surgery. Whether you are slightly overweight and you need counseling to avoid progressing into becoming an obese, and no conservative management is unavailable, The Healing Hand Clinic has the right management just for you.
It is an advance Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Center in the Philippines with the most comprehensive obesity and diabetes management program. Located at the Cathedral Heights Building, Complex South Tower, Suite 1209 St. Luke’s Medical Center, 279 E. Rodriguez Sr. Blvd. Quezon City 1102, Philippines. For more information, you may call at tel. no.: +632 721-8480 or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org