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Points to plan when you are undergoing a Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgeries are never done as emergency procedures. All bariatric surgeries are purely elective procedures. Elective surgeries are surgeries that are scheduled in advance because it does not involve any medical emergencies. Since these procedures are scheduled in advance, it gives patients time to prepare for the surgery. During this preparation period, you will be asked to make some lifestyle changes prior to the surgery. Both physical and mental wellbeing is required for bariatric surgery. In this blog, we are going to discuss a few points which can help you plan for bariatric surgery.

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5 Indian Super foods for effective diet after Bariatric Surgery

Superfoods are mostly plant-based and animal-based foods that are considered to be highly nutritious and hence good for one’s health. Incorporating superfoods into your diet can help you get substantial amounts of nutrients with very few calories. They are also filling and hence they are appropriate for a stomach that is reduced in size after Bariatric Surgery. Here are 5 Indian Superfoods for a highly effective diet after bariatric surgery.

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Will I encounter digestive problems after Gastric Bypass Surgery?

Gastric Bypass (Roux-en-Y) is considered to be the gold standard of bariatric surgery. In a gastric bypass, the stomach is divided into two portions, one smaller than the other. The smaller upper stomach which is connected to the food pipe is made into the active stomach by attaching the small intestine to it. With this reconstruction, the food that we eat bypasses the major part of the stomach and the proximal portion of the small intestine. The reduced size and capacity of the stomach and reduced length of the small intestine greatly help in weight reduction.

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Why weight-loss apps can be Misguiding you!

Tracking and monitoring weight loss have become easier than ever with a wide variety of weight loss apps found online. Exercise and diet can be monitored and using a specialized tracker or your smartphone just at the press of a button.

While there are over dozens of weight loss apps and digital exercise trackers, are they all reliable? Is the convenience of losing weight through these weight loss apps too good to be true?

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பெரியாட்ரிக் அறுவை சிகிச்சை பருமனானவர்களின் மலட்டுத்தன்மையை போக்குமா?

பெரியாட்ரிக் அறுவை சிகிச்சை தங்களது மகப்பேறு பாக்கியத்தை சிதைத்து விடுமோ என்ற பயம் ஆண்களுக்கும், பெண்களுக்கும் உண்டு. ஒரு உண்மையை சொல்லவேண்டும் என்றால், பருமனாக இருப்பதே குழந்தை பெரும் தன்மை பாதிக்கும்.  பெரியாட்ரிக் அறுவை சிகிச்சை என்பதே இந்த மிக மோசமான பருமனுக்கு எதிரான போர் என்பதை நினைவில் கொள்ள வேண்டும். இந்த போரானது பருமனான உடலை உடையவர்களின் மகப்பேறு பாக்கியத்தை பாதித்துவிடுமா?

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Does Bariatric Surgery Affect Fertility?

Many wonder if bariatric surgical procedure affects fertility in men and women. At the outset, the morbid obese condition of the individual affects fertility by itself. Bariatric surgery is a war against this morbid obesity. But can this war for good damage the prospects of bearing a child?

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Foods to be avoided for long term after weight loss surgical procedure

After a lot of thinking and much deliberations, a severely obese decides to get a weight loss surgery. The decision usually comes after a lot of considerations and many failed attempts in trying to fight obesity. After enduring the ordeal of being severely obese and the stigma associated with it, the patients who have successfully undergone weight loss surgery have to maintain their weight loss spree. They need to follow certainly do’s and don’ts in their diet to keep the momentum. Here are some foods that need to be avoided for life by patients who have undergone any weight loss surgical procedure, particularly gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy.

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Dr Maran, performing bariatric surgery in Chennai, explains the quantum of weight loss achieved after a bariatric surgery.

How much weight do you lose after a Bariatric Surgical Procedure?

This is the most important question of all times lingering in the mind of an individual who is morbidly obese and is planning to undergo a Bariatric Surgical Procedure. So how much weight does one exactly reduce after undergoing weight loss surgery? “On an average, an individual may lose up to 70% of his excess weight”, says Dr Maran who does many types of weight loss surgeries in Chennai.

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