Benefits of Bariatric Surgery :
Bariatric Surgery is one surgery that resolves multiple serious health problems. There is a number of serious health problems that reduce after surgery like :
Weight loss: Weight loss is the first and biggest advantage of bariatric surgery. Individuals who go through this surgery will lose 60-80% of his/her excessive body weight within 12-18 months.
Type II diabetes: Type II diabetes is resolved in 85-90% of patients. In fact, in the same gastric bypass cases, the resolution of type II diabetes occurred within a few days of the surgery.
High Blood Pressure: At least 70% of patients who have high blood pressure and who are taking medication to control it are able to stop all medication and have a normal blood pressure usually within two to three months after surgery.
High Cholesterol: Gastric By-Pass surgery can help lower cholesterol and improve the ratio of total cholesterol to HDL cholesterol within six months of surgery nearly all patients with high cholesterol had normal blood cholesterol levels and 91% of patients who were on statins or other lipid-lowering drugs before surgery no longer needed them.
Asthma / Respiratory Insufficiency: Improvement of exercise tolerance and breathing ability usually occurs within the first few months.
Sleep Apnea Syndrome: Relief of sleep apnea occurs as our patients lose weight, many reports that within a few weeks of surgery their symptoms were completely gone, and they had even stopped snoring altogether.
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: Relief of all symptoms of reflux usually occurs within a few days of surgery for nearly all patients, undergoing gastric bypass or bariatric surgery.
Low back pain, degenerative disk disease, and Degenerative joint disease: Patients usually experience considerable relief of pain and disability from degenerative arthritis and disk disease and from pain in the weight-bearing joints. This relief tends to occur early, usually with the first 10-15 kg lost.
Infertility: Weight loss surgery may help infertility in obese women especially those that are infertile polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). Significant weight loss after surgery can help restore normal menstrual cycle, reduce high androgen level and reduce the risk of type II diabetes all which plays a role in woman’s infertility.
Quality of life improved: After the surgery as patients found that they felt better, spend more time doing recreational and physical activities, benefited from enhanced productivity and economic opportunities and had more self-confidence then they did prior to surgery.