Why Bariatric Surgery is Considered a Boon?

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Published on January 7, 2016 by HTC Team

There are numerous benefits of the Bariatric surgery and there is a method to ascertain who will benefit from the surgery. A person’s BMI, i.e., body, mass, index is calculated.

  • If the BMI is more than 37.5, then the person will benefit from this surgery.
  • If the BMI is 32.5 and the person is suffering from Hypertension, Diabetes, Cholesterol or Triglyceride, then he will also benefit from this surgery.

The Reasons Why Bariatric Surgery is Done

  • Bariatric surgery is done to reduce a person’s weight.
  • This type of surgery is done to change the metabolic profile and treat diseases like Hypertension and Diabetes and in such cases, it is known as Metabolic surgery.
  • People who are overweight and infertile, Bariatric surgery can help them to lose weight and conceive.
  • People undergoing this surgery lose lipedima (cholesterol and triglycerides) and thus Diabetes Mellitus and Hypertension also gets treated as a result of the surgery.

Thus it can be said that the risks involved in Bariatric surgeries far outweigh the benefits associated with it. It is the ultimate solution to a number of diseases like Diabetes, Hypertension and Cholesterol apart from weight loss.

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