What is Bariatric Surgery or Weight Loss surgery?
Bariatric surgery ( Weight Loss Surgery in Qatar) includes a variety of procedures performed on people who have obesity. Weight Loss is achieved by reducing the size of the stomach with a Gastric Band or through removal of a vertical part of the stomach (sleeve gastrectomy or biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch) or by divide stomach into a small upper pouch and a much larger lower pouch and then the small intestine is rearranged to connect to both so The food you eat will no longer go into some parts of your stomach and small intestine that absorb food. Because of this, your body will not get all of the calories from the food you eat (gastric bypass surgery).
What is Obesity?
Obesity can be defined as the excessive and abnormal accumulation of body fat. If a man or woman’s bodyweight is respectively 20% and 30% higher than it should be, he or she is considered obese. Obesity can generally be separated into two categories – apple and pear-shaped. In apple type obesity, fat accumulates in the belly. Whereas in per shaped obesity, fat accumulates around the hips. Studies have shown that, compared to the hips, fat in the belly area is more likely to increase the risk of developing dangerous health problems, especially cardiac disease.
What are The Health Risks & diseases of Obesity?
The term obesity is used when your weight is 20% more than what is considered a normal Weight for your height. It makes you more likely to have conditions including, not everyone who is obese has all of those problems. The risk rises if you have a family history of one of those conditions.
- Heart disease and stroke
- High blood pressure
- Some Cancers
- Gallbladder disease and gallstones
- Breathing problems, such as sleep apnea (when a person stops breathing for short episodes during sleep) and asthma
- Gynecological problems, such as infertility and irregular periods
- Liver disease
- Certain lung diseases
Also, where your Weight is may matter. If it’s mostly around your stomach(the “apple” shape), that may be riskier than if you have a “pear” shape, meaning that your extra weight is mostly around your hips.
What’re the benefits of Bariatric surgery?
More than a decade ago, American National Institutes of Health reported that people affected by severe obesity are resistant to achieved Weight Loss by conventional therapies, such as consuming fewer calories, increasing exercise, commercial Weight-Loss programs, etc.) so American National institutions of health recognized bariatric surgery in Oman(Weight Loss Surgery) as the only effective treatment to combat severe obesity and maintain Weight Loss in the long term.
Bariatric Surgery in Qatar help improve or resolve many obesity-related conditions, such as type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, and more
A lot of clinical studies find that people affected by severe obesity who have had Bariatric Surgery have a lower risk of death than individuals affected by obesity who do not have surgery
In addition to improvements in health and longevity, surgical weight-loss improves the overall quality of life