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Obesity Surgery in India

Obesity Surgery in India

Unlike minor weight gain that doesn’t allow you to fit into your favorite clothes, obesity is a far bigger problem, literally and figuratively. When an individual has too much body fat that has reached a level of negatively affecting their health, they are deemed obese.

A serious medical condition, obesity and it's a more extreme form of morbid obesity have reached epidemic proportions around the world. With lifestyles getting busier and food getting unhealthier, weight problems are unfortunately commonplace today. One alternative to help ease the problem of obesity is surgery and obesity surgery in India is quite popular among medical tourists. one of the extremely popular medical procedures opted for by national and international patients.


People often confuse being overweight with being obese, but these terms have a marked difference. Obesity is a more severe and complex form of weight gain and not just being a few pounds above your ideal body weight; your BMI or body mass index level (a height and weight ratio) also comes into play. A person is said to be obese if he/she has a BMI of 30 and higher. 

Morbid obesity is a more severe condition which can be measured like parameters where a person is 50% to 100% heavier than their ideal weight and it can be life-threatening. Genetics, health issues, and lifestyle can all play a part in an obese and morbidly obese individual’s condition.

For people who have unsuccessfully tried all other methods of weight loss, obesity surgery is the best solution to lose extra pounds and lead a healthy life. Obesity surgery, also known as bariatric surgery alters the digestive system in a way that the body does not accept much food and also much calories are not absorbed by the body. This leads to massive weight loss. 

People suffering from obesity and the resultant health problems can now opt for different kinds of bariatric surgery like laparoscopic gastric banding, laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, laparoscopic gastric bypass and intra-gastric ballooning.

It is important to remember that weight loss surgery should be the last alternative after other measures like changes in diet and exercise have failed and your health has continued to deteriorate. It is not meant to be an easy fix of any sort.

When people do decide to undertake such a surgical procedure, they obviously want a few things like talented and skilled surgeons, great medical care at an affordable rate and good pre and post surgery facilities. This is what makes India such a popular destination for weight loss surgery.

The bariatric surgeons and medical professionals are highly trained and experienced, cost of bariatric surgery in India is a fraction of what you would pay in any Western country, you get excellent pre-surgical and post surgical care and there are efficient and professional companies who will arrange everything for you, from consultants with top surgeons to examinations and recuperative arrangements or even holidays.

Do keep in mind that weight loss surgery like any other major surgical procedure needs to be given adequate thought and deliberation.

Working with people who will guide you properly and answer all your doubts is important. Always educate yourself about why you are thinking of undergoing including the benefits and risks before you decide whether to go through with the surgery. When you want to be taken care of in a safe, affordable and efficient manner, obesity surgery in India is a great option.

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