Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Obesity has been a major concern in recent years. It is an overweight condition that is most commonly observed in industrialized countries, but is also increasingly at an alarming rate even in poorer countries in recent times. To prevent it from becoming an endemic this problem should be handled seriously because it can lead to a variety of other disorders such as Type 2 diabetes, Sleep Apnea (OSA), high blood pressure, infertility, osteoarthritis, and more, as well as being life-threatening.
The primary strategy to handle Obesity includes:
- Obesity is most commonly treated by reducing excessive body weight.
- Dieting, leading a healthy lifestyle, and exercising frequently are the most effective ways to do this.
- Other therapies, such as behavioral and pharmacological therapy, have been proven to be effective but short-term weight loss strategies.