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Is Drinking Alcohol Safe Post – Bariatric Surgery?

Is Drinking Alcohol Safe Post – Bariatric Surgery?

This is a very commonly asked question. And most of the patients are bound to ask if they can drink alcohol after they go through bariatric surgery. Some even take aid from the internet and try to know if it will be safe to drink. Here, we will discuss the matter in depth. There have been many types of researches regarding the topic and the numerous studies can completely confuse you. Well, we have the proper answer to your query and it is totally not possible to answer it in one word. Because while ‘yes’ may be a word used...

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Psychologists Stay as The Backbones for Bariatric Patients

Psychologists Stay as The Backbones for Bariatric Patients

Obesity is something that puts on not physical harm but also immense mental pressure on the patients. Bariatric patients undergo a lot of psychological before, after, and during the curing process. Although bariatric surgery is the most effective treatment in case a patient is going through severe obesity, psychological help is what the person seeks be it knowingly or unknowingly. Mental health is something that should never be ignored whatever the situation may be. And obese patients face several kinds of hardships mentally. Thus, bariatric psychologists are much needed for these people. Bariatric psychologists are the ones who keep the...

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Teamwork Makes the Dream Work – Achieved 30 Surgeries in a Day

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work – Achieved 30 Surgeries in a Day

Any dream never comes true unless you get up and start working on it. Team “NOBESITY” at K D hospital Ahmedabad always try on awareness about obesity and related comorbidities like diabetes hypertension, cholesterol, infertility etc. So, it lines to create awareness about obesity team NOBESITY conducted a CSR activity, operating 30 bariatric patients within 24 hours. A dream comes true when there is a collective effort towards achieving the goal. There is purpose all worked towards achieving the same right from convincing the patient, select the right candidate for surgery, operating without a single complication and discharge them, gives...

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30 Bariatric Surgeries Performed within 24 Hours: NOBESITY & KD Hospitals Create History

30 Bariatric Surgeries Performed within 24 Hours: NOBESITY & KD Hospitals Create History

  30 Bariatric Surgeries Performed within 24 Hours: NOBESITY & KD Hospitals Create History Through the Excellent Awareness Initiative! In an era that is challenging the human kind in every step, more like at every breathe they take, it is undoubtedly very important to look after every possible part of our lives that matters. Health being the foremost one on that list has to be taken care of. During the last two years, not just our country but the whole world has faced enough of diseases and sickness. While Covid-19 continues to affect the livelihoods of masses, there are other...

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Weight Loss for Children and Teens Struggling with Obesity

Weight Loss for Children and Teens Struggling with Obesity

Obesity is one of the fastest growing health issues or diseases throughout the world. According to data from WHO, worldwide obesity has tripled since 1980. Over 340 million children and adolescents 5-19 years old were found obese in 2016. In 2019, around 40 million children 5 years old or younger were overweight or obese. Childhood obesity should not be taken as a small issue. There is not a particular reason for it. There’s no way which ensures that it will be solved easily. It is a topic that has a great impact on our daily routine including style of living...

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Obesity is Complicated – Don’t Ignore and Treat it Like Other Diseases

Obesity is Complicated – Don’t Ignore and Treat it Like Other Diseases

Obesity is seen by many people as a spiritual failure rather than a disorder. Obesity, however, is a complex, lifelong condition, according to Dr. Fatima Cody, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School. University’s recent interesting and insightful talk discusses how the body absorbs and retains resources, as well as the dynamic interplay of hereditary, developmental, hormonal, cultural, and behavioral causes that lead to obesity Obesity isn’t just about “calories in vs. calories out.” Obesity is more than just a matter of calories in/calories out. Many doctors explain that it’s naive because if the equation is that simple to...

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Obesity In Indians and How does Bariatric Surgery Help?

Obesity In Indians and How does Bariatric Surgery Help?

Obesity in India: In India, there are around 135 million and more cases registered because of obesity. The main reason behind these large numbers is the differences in age, life cycle, geographic atmosphere, etc. Due to high living standards and modern culture with high socioeconomic status were found to be having higher obesity prevalence. Currently, India is facing major public health problems affecting due to obesity. In the Recent interview of health analysts and their studies say that they have reported globally, more than 1.9 billion approx adults are overweight, and 650 million humans are obese. According to these studies,...

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Obesity Health Risks: Top 10 Things You Must Know

Obesity Health Risks: Top 10 Things You Must Know

Obesity, to a layperson, refers to someone who is overweight, which may be the case because they eat a lot, don’t exercise, and so on. This isn’t always the case, however. Obesity is a medical disorder in which a person has gained too much body weight, which negatively affects health. Obesity is described as a disorder in which a person has an excess amount of body fat or a fat distribution that is unhealthy. It puts you at risk for a variety of severe health problems. Bones and lungs are strained by excess body fat. It also affects hormones and...

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6 Simple Tips to Prevent Weight Gain After Weight Loss Surgery

6 Simple Tips to Prevent Weight Gain After Weight Loss Surgery

Obesity is one of the fastest-growing health issues or diseases worldwide among all age groups. It has increased to a whopping three times since 1980 throughout the world. Increased consumption of energy-dense processed foods that are high in fat and sugar, along with an increase in physical inactivity due to changing modes of work and transportation during the past few decades, is a major reason for the increase in obesity worldwide. In this modern world, the simplest and easiest way to achieve weight loss is through a surgery known as Bariatric surgery. Weight loss achieved by only a dietary plan...

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After Bariatric Surgery, Are You Getting Enough Protein?

After Bariatric Surgery, Are You Getting Enough Protein?

Protein plays a vital role in your weight loss journey, especially if you have undergone bariatric surgery. Bariatric patients have to take various supplements after surgery mainly multivitamins and minerals, iron, calcium, and protein. But among these, protein is the most important one. That is why it is essential to know whether you eat enough protein or not. The best way to do this is to maintain a ‘diet diary’, that is to keep records of what you eat throughout the day, and if you don’t know why you should eat Protein and which food items contain Protein, don’t worry....

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How to Choose A Bariatric Surgeon in India?

How to Choose A Bariatric Surgeon in India?

Congratulations on your decision of bariatric surgery and taking a step towards a healthy life! Now, the next step is to choose a bariatric surgeon in India. Bariatric Surgery is a team effort with involvement of a lot of specialists, so you can’t just select the surgeon based on a single criterion. You should have clear and transparent discussion with the team for smooth follow-ups even after bariatric surgery which is an important aspect of long-term weight maintenance. If you haven’t thought of this important aspect as yet, don’t worry, we will help you in the decision. Continue to read...

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Reduction in Cardiovascular Risk After Bariatric Surgery

Reduction in Cardiovascular Risk After Bariatric Surgery

Obesity is now significantly increasing in even developing countries like India. Due to its presence in all countries. Obesity is most commonly measured in terms of Body Mass Index (BMI), which is your weight in kilograms divided by your height in meter square. Obesity, along with it, brings myriad problems, most importantly hypertension, diabetes mellitus, hypercholesterolemia, sleep apnoea, increased cardiovascular risk, polycystic ovarian disease, multiple joint pains, fatty liver disease, cancers, gastroesophageal reflux, and many more. Epidemiological studies have shown that obesity is a significant risk factor for major cardiovascular problems like coronary artery disease, arrhythmias, heart failure, and sudden...

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