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say good bye to back pain for good after bariatric surgery

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_single_image image=”2416″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][vc_column_text] Low back pain is one of the common problems in individuals with severe and morbid obesity. It is not life threatening, but is a common cause of work related disability and absence. Excess weight adds additional burden on the weight bearing joints such as lumbar spine and knees. This results …

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Obesity is linked to 12 different types of cancers.

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_single_image image=”2413″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][vc_column_text] Obesity is linked to 12 different types of cancers. They are the cancers of the esophagus, stomach, bowel, liver, gall bladder, pancreas, mouth and throat, breast, uterus, ovary, prostate, and kidney. Smoking and obesity are the leading causes of cancers. 40% of the cancers are preventable. Sedentary lifestyle, processed foods …

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Bariatric surgery improves heart health

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_single_image image=”2384″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][vc_column_text] Obesity and associated diseases such as type 2 diabetes, hyperlipidemia and hypertension increase the risk of heart disease. Obesity leads to atherosclerosis (plaque build up in the walls of blood vessels resulting in narrowing of vessels and decreased blood supply), sleep apnea and thromboembolic disease (blood clotting tendency). These inturn …

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Severe and morbid obesity are independent risk factors for COVID-19

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_single_image image=”2380″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][vc_column_text] Severe and Morbid Obesity increases Covid 19 risk In India, Body Mass Index (BMI) of < 23 kg/m2 is considered as Normal. While 23 – 24.99 is Overweight 25 – 29.99 is Mild Obesity > or = 30 is Severe Obesity Severe obesity (BMI 30 and above) significantly increases mortality …

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Managing Depression and Anxiety during Covid Times

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_single_image image=”2372″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][vc_column_text] Covid 19 pandemic has also taken a toll on the mental health of the people. During the pandemic increasingly more number of people are experiencing depression, anxiety, panic attacks and insomnia. During the first wave people suffered from depression and anxiety mainly because of the fear of Covid. But during …

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Diabetes increases risk of black fungus infection after Covid-19

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_single_image image=”2349″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][vc_column_text] Individuals suffering from diabetes are at high risk of developing severe Covid-19 infection and it’s related complications including mucormycosis (black fungus). Mucormycosis is an opportunistic fungal infection. It affects individuals with decreased immunity. High blood sugar levels in diabetic patients cause immune dysfunction. Diabetes medications can suppress immune response. In …

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Best hope for teenagers with severe obesity

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_single_image image=”2345″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][vc_column_text] Bariatric surgery results in long lasting weight loss in individuals suffering from severe obesity by altering the hormones controlling the body fat. It is generally indicates for individuals between 18 years to 65 years age. When body mass index (BMI) is 30 and above, 96% of individuals fail to achieve …

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Can I Undergo Bariatric surgery after covid infection?

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_single_image image=”2341″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][vc_column_text] Obesity and diabetes increase risk of Covid-19 related complications. Bariatric surgeries for obesity and metabolic surgeries for type 2 diabetes reduce those risks. After surgeries even if anyone gets Covid-19 infection, it is either asymptomatic or usually mild and recovery chances are significantly high. Several people are calling me and …

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