Excessive weight gain or obesity has become a global peril leading to various other ailments and health problems in a person. It needs immediate attention. Some people follow a healthy regimen and diet to lose weight but in some cases, the condition may reach a chronic stage and no exercise and diet help in losing weight.In these cases, a doctor may suggest for weight loss surgery. At BLK Super Speciality Hospital, we are committed to offering all round facilities and treatment to its patients. We specialises in offering Bariatric Surgery for weight loss at an affordable cost. The unit provides world class advanced laparoscopic surgery for the treatment of OBESITY (BARIATRIC SURGERY).
The surgery focuses on reducing the weight and helping a patient in regain mobility and betterment in related health issues like diabetes, heart issues and blood pressure. Obesity has become a major concern worldwide and has become a protracted disorder among people across all age groups. At BLK, we have a dedicated team of doctors who performs the weight loss surgery with precision and accuracy.
Overweight Vs. Obese
It is not necessary that a physically fat looking person is also an obese person. A person is considered obese when the excess body fat results in ill-effect on your health. People with a BMI (Body Mass Index) of 30-40 or above are considered obese.
Body Mass Index or BMI
Body Mass Index or BMI is measurement of fat in a person’s body in correlation with his/her body weight and height. A BMI of 18-25 is considered an ideal BMI in adults.
Effects of Obesity on our health
Excess weight if not maintained, can lead to various health issues like high blood pressure, obstructive sleep apnea, osteoarthritis, heart disease and reduced mobility (in case of chronic obesity).
At BLK, we offer fast and safe solutions to your weight issues. The weight loss procedure involves different surgeries which are conducted depending on a patient’s condition:
- Laparoscopic Gastric bypass
- Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
- Laparoscopic Gastric Banding
- Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding