What are the benefits of gastric bypass surgery?

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Gastric bypass surgery is moreover known as a weight loss surgery which is a medical procedure in which the original size of the stomach is reduced in order to help in weight loss. In Gastric bypass surgery the stomach is reduced to a small pouch which is then connected to the small intestine. In this the person is able to eat only small meals and overeating is restricted and the food then directly reaches to the small intestine by passing through the most of the stomach and the food is digested properly. Gastric bypass surgery and other weight loss surgeries are collectively known as bariatric surgery which is done to people who are not able to lose weight in spite of dieting and exercising and have serious medical issues that require immediate shedding of weight. Bariatric surgery has been proved as a life changing experience for people who have been suffering from various chronic diseases caused due to being overweight.  Such people have suffered from several diseases, joint pain and life-threatening conditions. With the help of surgery they have been greatly benefited and resumed back to their usual routine. With the help of Science and technology , the face of Medical Science has totally changed and performing such medical procedures have become easy, painless and has fast recovery. Bladder cancer specialist in Jaipur also benefits from laparoscopic techniques and uses it in order to perform surgery. In today’s times surgery is done laparoscopically that requires minimal incision and vertical or horizontal cuts are not required in order to perform the surgery like it was traditionally done. Laparoscope is a small instrument that has a camera attached to its one end and it helps to showcase a larger image of the inside of the body and the organs are visible on a large monitor screen that helps the doctor to perform the surgery more accurately without making many  large cuts. Stomach cancer doctors in Jaipur also recommend laparoscopic surgery in cases where a small part of the stomach is required to be removed. Conditions that require bariatric surgery or gastric surgery There are several medical conditions apart from weight loss that require Gastric bypass surgery in order to reduce the risk of life-threatening diseases. Some of the life threatening diseases that require bariatric or gastric bypass surgery include:
  • Heart disease
  • Stroke
  • Sleep apnea
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Liver disease
  • Cancer
  • Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease( NAFLD)
  • Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis ( NASH)
  • Joint pain for osteoarthritis
  • To improve the life expectancy
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome or infertility
  • Improve overall quality of life
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux disease (GERD)
Benefits of gastric bypass surgery: People are able to lose incredible amounts of weight with the help of gastric bypass surgery. Weight loss also helps in reduction of risk of diseases related to obesity and increases their life expectancy by 40%. It helps in reducing the risk of heart diseases and hypertension It helps in reducing the risk of hyperlipidemia, which is a condition in which the blood cholesterol level is very high that also might lead to diabetes. Common complications such as obstructive sleep apnea, disrupted sleep and other complications related to sleep are also resurrected by gastric bypass surgery. People suffering from gastric problems and indigestion also get relief from gastric bypass surgery. There are a lot of people who are unable to walk or continue their routine tasks due to being overweight and obesity.  This also causes pain and difficulty in walking due to their overweight which actually puts a lot of pressure on the knee joint for which they require knee replacement surgery. But unless the weight is reduced the surgery is of no use, so in such cases the doctor and best cancer hospitals in Udaipur recommends Gastric bypass surgery as it helps to improve the overall living condition of the person. When people suffering prolonged obesity are unable to lose their weight through diet, exercise or a medical condition in which they are not able to do any physical activity.  They also suffer from back pain, liver damage and motility issues and all these things do not let them do any physical activity. In order to lose faith in such cases gastric bypass surgery is the only option left for them in order to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Further, it helps in making healthy life choices, diet choices that change the complete perspective of a person in order to live a healthy life.