According to Dr.Kapil Agrawal, one of the best bariatric surgeons in India, proper selection of bariatric procedure delivers excellent results in terms of getting rid of obesity related health problems and leading a longer, happier and healthier life.
Some of the benefits that people enjoy after undergoing bariatric surgery are:
Better mood and improved esteem
Studies have shown that patients experience marked improvement in depression within a few months of bariatric surgery. Due to the hormonal changes brought about by weight loss surgery, patient experiences lift in mood. Due to increased social acceptance, better energy levels your outlook towards life changes dramatically. Being thinner boosts your confidence and self-esteem.
Bariatric surgery improves sleep duration and quality. Obesity reduce sleep quality and duration and reduced sleep promotes weight gain. Eight hours of good sleep is essential for maintaining a healthy body and mind. People who are severely obese suffer from obstructive sleep apnea, excessive snoring, respiratory problems like asthma which severely effects the quality of sleep which further promotes weight gain. Bariatric surgery causes complete reversal of obstructive sleep apnea, snoring problems thereby significantly improving sleep quality. People experience fresh morning, better mood and calm mind after bariatric surgery.
Clean, clear and healthier skin
Many obese patients suffer unknowingly from a condition called acanthosis nigrans. It is a disease characterized by velvety patches of dark brown skin in different area of the body. After bariatric surgery, hormonal changes cause clearer, healthier skin. The dark patches are almost gone and the color and texture of skin improves significantly. Acne disappears, eczema clears and better circulation gives you a healthier skin.
Increased sex drive and better sexual performance
Several studies have shown that people who lose weight start experiencing increased libido. This is due to hormonal changes brought about by weight loss surgery especially the decreased cortisol levels. Weight loss not only increases your sexual urge but also improves your sexual performance. Increased energy levels, reduced weight and better stamina are some of the factors that contribute to better performance.
Balance of hormones and elimination of toxins
Bariatric surgery causes drastic and positive changes in some of the hormones. It reduces the level of ghrelin, hunger stimulating hormone. It increases leptin levels which brings early satiety. Increased ln the level of incretin hormones helps in getting rid of diabetes and decrease in level of estrogen hormones decreases risk of several cancer. As the body fat melts away ,several toxins stored in them also get washed away leading to improved functioning of body system
Boosted immunity and decreased risk of cancer
Significant reduction in weight causes natural boost in immunity. Our body ability to fight and recover from viral and bacterial infections improves. Obesity is also associated with different types of cancer and people who are obese are prone to develop breast cancer, uterine cancer, cancer of colon and prostate. Reduction in weight decreases the risk of cancer.
Healthier heart and increased life span
One of the greatest benefits of weight loss is that it improves cardiac health. With weight loss the efficiency of heart is increased, the work load is decreased thereby increasing the life of heart. You will be surprised to know that obesity is associated with premature death due to health problems it brings along with it. Bariatric surgery reduces the mortality rate by 90% and increases your life span by an average of 7 years.
Bariatric surgery is a potential solution for anyone struggling to lose weight through conventional methods, and it may be the only answer when dealing with severe obesity. Dr. Kapil Agrawal, one of the top weight loss surgeon in India, can help you in getting rid of obesity so that you can look forward to positive changes in your life.