Are you tired keeping no stone unturned for losing weight? Have you tried every single option to get rid of extra body weight? After all these effort, you are still not losing weight. Yes, it is a true fact that everyone can’t lose weight by just cutting some calorie and doing workouts regularly. Because obesity is complex disease and so that it is difficult to remove this disease entirely. People who are not losing weight as per expectation often consider doing weight loss operation.
Moreover, operation is not also for all. The possibility of attaining the desired results depends on some factors such as your weight loss goal, your age, the current situation of obesity, your doctor’s suggestion etc.
Weight loss operation is recommended for those people who have following conditions.
- People who have BMI 40 or more.
- Chronic health problem related with obesity, heart disease, type disease, high cholesterol etc.
- Being unsuccessful to lose weight.
Types of weight loss operation
Depending on your condition, there are various types of weight loss operation.
It is also known as ‘Roux-en-Y’ bypass surgery. In this process, a small part of stomach is cut off. So that your stomach can’t hold enough foods. It leads you to eat less and you start losing weight.
Adjustable gastric band
According to this system, a band is put around your upper part of stomach. This band controls amount of foods you consume so you feel full with small amount of foods.
In your stomach, surgeon places a gastric sleeve to avoid most of the intestinal path. With this process, your intestine gets less chance to absorb nutrients, which helps to consume less calories.
A device is put on a nerve called vagus nerve between stomach and brain. This device supplies electrical pulses to the nerve that conveys signal of full stomach.
Output of weight loss surgery
If you go to weight loss operation then you will start losing weight within 18-24 months. It is seen that some people regain some weight but it never regain as it was before. People with certain disease like obesity, diabetes start improving rapidly
Risk of weight loss operation
There are some minor risks involved with weight loss operation such as bloating, vomiting, sweating, diarrhea, gas, dizziness etc. some chronic sides are infection, bleeding, leak of stitches etc. most of the time these problems are seen for short term. Long term problem varies with the type of surgery you are having. One of the most common long term problem is dumping syndrome which causes too fast movement of foods through your intestine. As a result your body does not get enough nutrients. Besides you may have nausea, weakness, faintness. About 50% of people face this problem. But you can minimize this problem by replacing high sugar foods with high fiber foods. Some may have gallstone problem while losing too much weight very quickly. Some supplement is proved to eradicate this problem.
When you decide to have weight loss operation consider all the facts discussed here. You will be free of problem after losing weight is not as simple as it is considered. Some potential side effects can still create problem for you. So go with this process if you are fully confident about handling the problem after surgery.