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Basics of bariatric surgery (Weight Loss Surgery) every patient must know

When one talks of obesity, the first thing which comes to mind is – Why not join the gym or take up a strict diet? But what if this doesn’t work! Where to go, what is the way out?

If you are one of those or know someone who has tried dieting and it failed along with other methods but falls into the international BMI (Body Mass Index) criteria of being obese, then bariatric surgery is the way out. BMI is calculated by dividing one's weight with height in sq metres. In a country like India, obesity is fast becoming a problem courtesy the lifestyle and other related factors.

Once you have decided that bariatric surgery is what you want, then your search begin for the best weight loss surgery center in India. Now, before you get into the nuances of it you must be thoroughly aware of whether you fall into that category or not. The guidelines, as per Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society of India to undergo a bariatric surgery are that one’s BMI needs to be equal to or above 32.5 kg/m2 with co-morbidities, and have BMI equal to or above 37.5 kg/m2 without co-morbidities. Once you are clear with the basics of weight loss surgery in India, you must know whether you fit into the category to be operated.

Bariatric surgery is just not a cosmetic surgery alone but rather a life-saving one and helps in increasing metabolism and in enhancing quality of one’s life. Now, if you happen to fall into the first category wherein you have certain health issues as Type II Diabetes, high cholesterol, joint pains, snoring, sleep apnea, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), you will be operated upon once your BMI is above 32.5 kg/m2. If you come to us, we make sure that you undergo all the counseling required to go through the surgery with complete understanding of how your body is going to behave post it. This is the reason perhaps, we have innumerable satisfied patients and why people have faith in us to be the best weight loss surgery center in India.

Our tip would be to educate yourself enough before undergoing bariatric surgery.

For further/any queries write to Dr GS Jammu (Weight Loss Surgeon in India) at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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