Gaining weight results in obesity. Every one of us wants to look slim and trim with proper shapes and figure. Weight loss surgery also knows as bariatric surgery includes variety of steps performed. When you are unable to lose your weight through diet and exercise this surgery will help you out. It processes that make your weight lose easy and convenient.
Benefit of bariatric surgery
It has following benefits which are discussed here.
- Weight loss: – people lose weight immediately.
- Improved health:- weight loss may improve many obesity related problem which includes
- High blood pressure
- High cholesterol
- Sleep apnea
- Improve mood and quality of life: – after weight lose many people decrease depression and become more energetic. Life an active lifestyle. People get overall improvement in social and emotional well- being.
Different type of bariatric surgery
There are mainly four type of surgery
- Gastric bypass surgery
It divides the stomach into two unequal compartments with less than 5 % of the stomach remaining usable for food consumption. During digestion the food goes to this small area into upper intestine.
- Laparoscopic banding
In the inflatable band is used that is placed around the upper part of the stomach. The upper part acts as the new stomach and restricts the food intake and helps in weight loss.
- Sleeve gastrectomy
In this almost 80% of the stomach is removed. The remaining stomach resembles a narrow tube. It greatly reduces the risk of malabsorption, intestinal blockage, marginal ulcer and eliminating the risk of dumping syndrome.
- Billopancreatic diversion
It creates a smaller stomach similar to gastric bypass surgery. There is less absorption of ingested food inside the intestine. It changes the normal process of the digestion and makes the stomach smaller. It helps in absorption few calories as the food passes to small intestine.