About Bariatric Surgery and Risks Involved

For reducing the body’s excessive weight people are trying so many methodologies like doing strict diet reformations, following strenuous exercise programs, taking the weight loss supplements like protein shakes which are available readily in the market, etc.

Apart from these things one more methodology which is available to reduce the weight effectively and rapidly is surgical intervention.

English: Gastric Banding

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Surgery method which involves removing of excessive weight from the body is generally called as weight loss surgery or Bariatric surgery or gastric bypass surgery.

No matter how much the person’s weight may be, with the help of Bariatric surgery one can reduce the weight rapidly and instantly getting the desired figure within few weeks.

Even though it is an expensive method to reduce the excessive weight, the results will be amazing if you undergo it. Thus the Bariatric surgery or weight loss surgery is an expensive but  excellent and quick solution for your obesity. If you have tried out all the other methods you can try this out for getting fruitful results.

Procedures of Bariatric surgery:

The Bariatric or Gastric Bypass surgery is advised only for the extra obese people for whom the other weight loss methods does not work at all. In Bariatric surgery the weight loss is attained by reducing the size of the stomach with the help of gastric band or by surgical removal of a particular portion of the stomach.

In some cases the stomach will be resected and re-routed with the small intestine and thus the stomach area will be reduced into a small pouch like structure.

Whatever the procedure it may be like gastric band or partial removal of the stomach or resection and re-routing method, the ultimate objective will be to reduce the stomach circumference. When the stomach size get reduced, it automatically reduces the food consumption of the individual and also the absorption of the nutrients which in turn leads to weight loss gradually and steadily without any break.

Different Types of Bariatric surgery:

There are so many types of surgical methods available under the single roof of Bariatric surgery. Some of them are as follows:

  • Roux-en-Y (or) Roo-en-y, this is a type of gastric bypass surgery,
  • LAGB (Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding),
  • Biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch, this is one other type of gastric bypass surgery,
  • Vertical banded gastroplasty or stomach stapling procedure,
  • Sleeve gastrectomy,
  • Jejunoileal bypass
  • Endoluminal sleeve
  • Intragastric balloon (gastric balloon)
  • Gastric plication, etc.

The type of Bariatric surgery to be carried out in the particular individual is highly dependent on the body weight proportion and fat deposition or distribution in the body. Each and every weight loss surgery method has its own pros and cons which should be clarified with the doctor before starting the procedure. Even sometimes the procedure depends on the affordability of the particular individual because the cost of the procedure is bit expensive.

Life after Gastric Bypass

The Bariatric surgery is an easy method to reduce the weight. Life after gastric bypass becomes happier and healthier for any individual. However all this happiness comes with a cost as you need to follow proper dietary methods and lifestyle modifications so that you avoid the gaining weight after gastric bypass.

If you do not care for healthy eating after gastric bypass surgery then it may lead to many unwanted health complications which cannot be reverted back easily. What should be the best long term diet after gastric bypass surgery and related concerns, should be discussed with your doctor and should be strictly followed.

Master Cleanse after Gastric Bypass Surgery?

Often there are group of people who undergo master cleanse diet plan after gastric bypass surgery. However we we need to say that this is highly dangerous.

There are higher risks of trying out detoxification and other colon cleansing systems after the surgery. After the surgery you may be still in the condition of malabsorptive and thus it is best to talk to your doctor before trying any of these cleansing systems failing which you may get harmful results.

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