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The normal body weight is determined by your height and your boney framework. Different people have different normal weights depending on gender and boney structure. It is calculated on the base of BMI. NORMAL WEIGHT IS 18.5 TO 24.9 BMI.
The formula for BMI is weight in kilograms divided by height in meters squared. If height has been measured in centimeters, divide by 100 to convert this into meters. The BMI is an absolute measure of weight as well as height ratio.
The formula is BMI = kg/m2 where kg is a person’s weight in kilograms and m2 is their height in metres squared. As said before, BMI of 18.5 TO 24.9 IS a NORMAL WEIGHT
Points to be noted:
To measure the BMI, we take the help of a calculator. The calculator needs your weight and height and tells about your BMI.
|18.5 – 24.9||Normal Weight||Minimal|
|25 – 29.9||Overweight||Increased|
|30 – 34.9||Obese||High|
|35 – 39.9||Severely Obese||Very High|
|40 and over||Morbidly Obese||Extremely High|
A BMI of 25 to 29.9 is categorized for overweight.
A BMI of 30 and above is considered obese.
Obesity is defined as having too much body fat, it occurs when intake of fat for energy consumption exceeds its expenditure. Obesity is the condition when the BMI of the body would be 30 or more.
According to the centre for disease control & prevention there are 3 categories of Obesity mentioned below:
Class 1 Obesity: It means when the BMI of the body is 30-35.
Class 2 Obesity: It means the BMI of the body is 35-40.
Class 3 Obesity: Class 3 obesity is a BMI of 40 or more.
Class 2 & 3 obesity is considered as severe obesity, which is hard to respond to diet or exercise. These classes of obesity are also termed as Morbid Obesity.
There are a variety of factors contributing to obesity and so it is considered a complex health issue to address.
Obesity causes many serious physiological, psychological, and social consequences that are needed to be considered and treated with the best possible measure.
The treatment option for obesity may involve surgical or non-surgical options.
Effective weight management is work great on highly motivated patients that include diet management, regular exercise, and lifestyle changes. When obesity occurred due to higher food intake, a sedentary life, or maybe a side effect of some medications, it is managed effectively by non-surgical options such as proper intake of necessary nutrients, regular exercise & meditation, and changes in lifestyle.
Diet management is very important and taking advice from a dietician is required. If a patient is overweight and needs proper guidance, it is good to consult a dietician who instructs you about healthy food, diet chart, and required nutritional content founding in particularly fruit and vegetables. Nutritional counseling makes you able to control weight with or without the usage of supplements. It is a highly customized way of weight management.
Regular exercise including jogging, running, walking, and aerobics increase blood circulation which is good for a healthy heart. For maintaining a healthy body with a healthy mind, Physical activity will help you to inch closer to your goal by burning calories and building muscles, and increasing your BMI means basal metabolic rate. Your body will consume more calories at rest also.
It is important to evaluate your daily activity in order to assess and manage the weak points that may cause a weight gain problem. However, it is very much important to alter the lifestyle according to given instructions by the dieticians or doctors and adopt the method that helps in practicing a good weight management program thus it is required to do regular meditation as well.
Along with doing diet management, you will be surprised to know that even sleeping early can help you stay slim. It is good to have food at the time when the metabolism rate of your body is at its peak. However, it is good to have food at 7 Am, 12 pm, and 7 pm because at this you will burn up to 500 calories more than before without even moving a muscle.
Treatment of Medical Condition, Hormonal Imbalance
Weight loss surgery or bariatric surgery is proven to be a successful method for the treatment of morbid obesity. Due to the continuous evolution of surgical principles, today there are multiple options for weight loss surgery that enables a patient and surgeon to choose the best method of surgery to deliver the best outcome for you.
Bariatric surgery is a conglomerate of surgery to reduce weight. It also improves many obesity-related conditions such as type 2 diabetes, high BP, heart disease, and more.
Bariatric surgery is the fastest evolving field in general surgery today. 5 years back we clocked about 10,000 cases, and today we have clocked about 20,000 cases. So it’s one of the fastest evolving and most acceptable and most effective surgeries to cure morbid obesity. If we tweak the bariatric part a little, we do it for uncontrolled diabetes; we call it metabolic surgery, this surgery improves your diabetes, cholesterol, blood pressure and other medical issues. Thus, bariatric surgery has become more effective and safer, if done in experienced hands.
Bariatric surgery, such as mini-gastric bypass, gastric sleeve, laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding, work by changing the anatomy of the gastrointestinal tract (stomach & digestive system) that changes your energy balance and fat metabolism.
Studies have shown that even after 15-16 years of bariatric surgery patients have maintained up to 75-80% of their lost weight. Yes, some regain is expected after 10-15 years because the stomach that we create, the small stomach pouch, tends to expand with patients eating and lifestyle changes and they gain 10-20% of weight back but then it’s still not 100% of what they have lost, they still maintain a lot of weight of their body for a long period of time.
One can have a lot of information on the internet. Consultation is an opportunity to know what is there for you. It is an opportunity to interact and know about the surgeon and to match your comfort level.
It is a type of non-surgical weight loss procedure and is preferable for people with a BMI between 30 and 35. It is best suited for those who seek significant weight loss without surgery.
Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding, commonly referred to as Lap Band surgery, is a type of minimally invasive weight loss surgery (bariatric surgery) that involves wrapping a band around a part of the stomach to reduce its size and limit the capacity of food intake.
The mini gastric bypass surgery is a short, simple, successful, reversible laparoscopic gastric bypass weight loss surgery, which is recently renamed as One Anastomosis Gastric Bypass. It usually takes a shorter time and a minimum or similar hospital stay as a regular bypass.
It is suggestible for the people with a BMI 40 or more, and also in those whose BMI is 35 to 39 that are suffering from obesity associated with health ailments such as:
Patients may lose 30 to 50 percent of their excess weight in the first 6 months, and 60 TO 80 % of excess weight as early as 12 months after surgery.
Patients who maintain their lifestyle after having weight loss surgery with a healthy diet, regular exercise, and better control of fatty diets tend to get better results. So, it’s all about following a healthy lifestyle after the weight loss surgery that turns your weight management system on the right measure.
As with any surgery bariatric surgery has its own set of complications.
Bleeding, infection and obstruction of the intestine caused by scar tissue are some of the complications associated with bariatric surgery likewise any other surgical procedure.
Complications or risks will be rare if you choose an expert Bariatric surgeon. An expert anesthetist is needed to tackle anesthesia during weight loss surgery. And, a recognized clinic chosen for the surgery must be equipped with advanced technologies adhered to the needed safety & hygiene measures,s and have the best clinic setup support to encourage the best outcomes.
The minimum downtime after bariatric surgery is about 2-3 weeks.
A patient coming from another city or country should plan to arrive in Mumbai, India at least 1 full day (preferably 2) prior to surgery and to stay in Mumbai for a minimum of 7-days post-operatively.
Allure Medspa, the most trusted cosmetic surgery centre has facilities of the most advanced techniques and standard measures for performing bariatric surgery, special inclusion with laparoscopic banding, sleeve gastrectomy surgery, and GASTRIC BYPASS weight loss surgery.
Our expert bariatric surgeon recommends the particular option of the technology/technique for weight loss/bariatric surgery, according to your need, expectation, and desired goal and endlessly provides consistent results.
We follow a stringent medical protocol for our patient’s safety. NABH (National accreditation board for hospitals & Healthcare Providers) certification for Goregaoncentre assures you about the best medical practice, safety-hygiene as well as a comfortable recovery.
If you are coming from an outstation and opting for bariatric surgery, you do not need to get worried about the accommodation or stay matter. Allure Medspaovernight STAY facility at Goregoan Centre makes your transformation journey quite comfortable.
The staff at the cosmetic surgery center is well-experienced to take all post-operative care. They patiently guide you to take post-operative care of yourself before discharge to make your journey of fine to fabulous a pleasant experience. One can experience a homely feeling at Allure Medspa.
The Allure Medspa clinic is at the heart of Bollywood, which is easy to commute both for pre-and post-operative visits. Whilst away from glittering streets, the Goregaon location of our center assures you about privacy & confidentiality.
There are many types of bariatric surgery/ weight reduction surgery. Putting their cost in a bracket is difficult. Approximately sleeve gastrectomy Surgery will cost INR 2,00,000 to 3,00,000 in Mumbai, India.
Note: Most health insurance plans do not cover Bariatric surgery or its complications, but many plastic surgeons offer patient financing plans, so be sure to ask.
Q. What is the success rate of Bariatric Surgery?
Ans: There is a 100% success rate of bariatric surgery/weight loss procedure, the only condition to have the same are assured with the best board-certified plastic & cosmetic surgeon.
Q. Can weight loss surgery be reversed?
Ans: The LAP-BAND and gastric bypass procedures are both potentially reversible. But, the gastric sleeve technique is IRREVERSIBLE.
Q. Does weight loss surgery guarantee permanent weight loss?
Ans: If a patient follows a healthy lifestyle, exercises, and healthy dietary guidelines, it is very less probable to regain much weight after the surgery. Therefore, it is advisable to follow the instructions & suggestions given by your cosmetic surgeon.
Q. How long does the weight loss surgery take?
Ans: Gastric banding (LAP-BAND) and sleeve gastrectomy can be performed in 1-2 hours while the gastric bypass is generally performed in 2-3 hours.
Q. How much does weight-loss surgery cost?
Ans: This is an individualized cosmetic procedure that varies from one patient to another, however, knowing the exact cost of weight loss surgery depends on a number of factors associated with the patient’s anatomical & physiological status, state of obesity, your chosen surgeon & clinic as well as the location of the cosmetic surgery center. Thus, it is important to have a primary consultation with your surgeon to know the exact cost of weight loss/Bariatric surgery.
Q. How much weight can you expect to lose after Weight loss/Bariatric surgery?
Ans: One can expect an average of 65-75% of their excess body weight within 9-12 months after having weight loss surgery.
Q. What are the dietary changes after weight loss surgery?
Ans: After weight loss/Bariatric surgery, patients need to be on a liquid diet for about 2 weeks. For another 2 weeks, it should be followed by a semi-solid or soft diet. After a month, it is allowed to have normal food, albeit in limited quantity. It is also recommended to have a nutritional-rich diet with a proper intake of protein supplements, iron, vitamins, calcium, and multivitamins.
Q. When can I return to work after Bariatric Surgery?
Ans: One can resume their daily scheduling, and job after 1TO 2 weeks following the procedure. But, strenuous activities such as running, weight-lifting, cycling, or driving should be started after 3 TO 4 weeks following the surgery.
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