Obesity has become one of the most common and chronic health issues worldwide. Weight gain is not the only health issue that is being faced by obese people; obesity is also leading to other diseases like diabetes, heart problems, arthritis and blood pressure. The Bariatric Department at BLK Super Speciality Hospital offers world-class services in weight loss treatment and surgeries. The weight loss surgery is usually conducted on patients who are suffering from chronic obesity and are unable to daily chores like walking, sitting or standing on their own.
Weight Loss Surgery: Is it feasible?
Weight loss surgery is not only conducted to improve the physical looks of a patient but also helps in the treatment of chronic diseases like diabetes, heart issues and blood pressure. Obesity has become a major concern worldwide and has become a protracted disorder among people across all age groups.
At BLK, we have a dedicated team of doctors who performs the weight loss surgery with precision and accuracy. We specialises in offering Bariatric Surgery for weight loss at an affordable cost. The BLK Super Speciality Hospital is committed to offering all round facilities and treatment to its patients. The bariatric unit provides world class advanced laparoscopic surgery for the treatment of OBESITY (BARIATRIC SURGERY).
A person is considered obese when the excess body fat results in ill-effect on your health. People with a BMI (Body Mass Index) of 30-40 or above are considered obese. It is not necessary that a physically fat person is also an obese person.
Body Mass Index or BMI
Body Mass Index or BMI is measurement of fat in a person’s body in correlation with his/her body weight and height. A BMI of 18-25 is considered an ideal BMI in adults.
Effects of excessive weight on health
- Excess weight if not maintained, can lead to various health issues like high blood pressure, obstructive sleep apnea, osteoarthritis, heart disease and reduced mobility (in case of chronic obesity).
- At BLK, we offer fast and safe solutions to your weight issues.
- The weight loss procedure involves different surgeries which are conducted depending on a patient’s condition like Laparoscopic Gastric bypass, Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding.