What You Need to Know about Bariatric Surgery

Obesity is not only a social stigma but also the root cause of many ailments and health disorders. Reema Sehgal was well-aware of this fact, and tried very hard to lose the extra kilos. But all her attempts at dieting and exercising failed due to her highly demanding job and chaotic work hours.

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Weight Loss Surgery – Is It The Right Option For You?

Bariatric surgery, also commonly known as weight loss surgery, can be done for obese individuals who want to reduce their weight and want to live healthier and more active lives.

With bariatric surgery, depending on their unique circumstances, a patient could have their stomach reduced (gastric sleeve surgery) or a large portion of it bypassed by rerouting their small intestine to a stomach pouch.

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Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery and Gall Bladder Removal

A gall bladder removal surgery, also known as a cholecystectomy, is quite a commonly performed surgery which is carried out when people experience pain due to stones in their gallbladder. There is no medical treatment for gallbladder stones, these have to removed by surgery.

Traditionally, a gall bladder surgery is done with four cuts on the patient’s abdomen at most hospitals.

Laparoscopic Hernia Repair

Laparoscopic Hernia Repair

A hernia occurs due to  a weakness in the muscles of the abdomen or pelvis. Usually, people feel a bulge under their skin or a dull ache in the abdominal area for a while, just as Rohit Gupta did when he was diagnosed with a hernia.

“I’d been feeling this bulge for a while” Rohit told us “and it would become larger when I  coughed or bent down to pick up something heavy.