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Articles about obesity and related conditions is of great advantage and help for patients suffering from these issues. IndiCure has compiled some of the frequently asked doubts, general concerns and worries along with the latest happening in the Bariatric surgery world.

Obesity and related co-morbid conditions are a major cause of concern for many people today. The hectic lifestyle, unhealthy eating habits, hardly or no exercise is a major disruption in leading a normal healthy life. Losing weight seems to be like a never ending battle, which can be won over with Bariatric surgery. However, undergoing surgery is decision that requires a lot of understanding, dedication in following post-surgery diets and regime, etc. These weight loss surgery articles helps you in understanding the surgical procedure and other associated needs and requirements.

Not all bariatric surgery is simple, hence it is necessary in understanding which surgery is best for you depending on your requirement. Major indication of bariatric surgery need is your BMI and co-morbidities like hypertension, sleep apnea, etc. It is crucial to understand your requirement and how willing are you to make lifestyle altering decisions. Once that is decided, we along with an expert surgeon will help you choose the type of weight loss surgery that will suit your requirement best.

Below are a collection of Obesity Articles to help you understand and decide better.


What is medical tourism all about?

Visiting abroad for any reason is considered to be a fun factor. So why not do it for something useful? Getting treatments for unyielding ailments would be a great reason to get to visit abroad, where costs could be cut, good treatment could be availed and a country could be explored if interested.

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Cause of obesity

There is a difference between being overweight and being obese. Even though being overweight has its own problems, but obesity comes with critical illness and diseases which could claim the lives if left unchecked. Technically, someone is called overweight if he/she has a BMI of 25 – 30 and is said to be obese if he/she has a BMI of 30 and above.

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Types of bariatric surgery

There are many options in bariatric surgeries to choose from, like gastric sleeve, gastric band and gastric bypass. It is hard for anyone who has no prior knowledge about these surgeries to decide which one to choose from this wide range. Most of the surgeries have common traits, apart from some differences.

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Gastric bypass, compulsive eating disorder

If you eat like there is no tomorrow, if you feel that you have no control over what and how much you consume and your hunger is insatiable, then the problem for sure is “Compulsive eating disorder”. This is what is making thousands of people obese and unhealthy.

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Bariatric Surgery Risks and Rewards

We always tend to fear the unknown. Since it is not every day that one gets operated, it is natural to feel anxious on hearing the term ‘surgery’. But there is no way one could get over any ailment without taking proper treatment for it. If there is a problem, it is better to address it rather than to let fear get in the way.

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Pros and Cons of Gastric Bypass

Obesity is a problem or disorder, which is a resultant of excessive body fat. Most people view obesity as a problem that would affect one’s way of appearance, but it mainly affects health of a person and could form a base of many hazardous diseases. Being overly obese means that one is particularly possible to possess health issues associated with his/her weight.

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Gastric bypass and diabetes

The relationship between diabetes and gastric bypass is one of the topics that has been most discussed by the patients and the doctors now a day. In order to undermine the relation between bariatric surgery and diabetes type 2, let’s start with the basics.

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Gastric sleeve Pros and Cons

Gastric sleeve surgery is an advanced technique of bariatric surgeries. By this surgery the stomach of a patient is made in the form of a tube or sleeve, where it was initially the shape of a sack. The part of the stomach forming a sack is removed from the body altogether. Gastric sleeve like as any other surgical procedure has its own advantages and disadvantages.

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