Bariatrics deals with obesity - the cause of obesity, prevention of obesity, and treatment of obesity.
Bariatric Surgery or Weight Loss Surgery is a surgery performed on the stomach and/or intestines to assist people suffering with obesity or overweight in losing weight. Bariatric Surgery has two objectives, to achieve a healthy weight and to maintain that healthy weight.
Obesity and overweight have in the last decade become a global problem and is a rising medical problem. Obesity raises concern because of its implications for the health. Obesity increases the risk of many diseases and health conditions. These include:
Obesity and Overweight definitely has detrimental health effects. People with BMI (Body Mass Index) exceeding the normal range has much greater risk of medical issues.
The first-line treatments of obesity and overweight include diet, excercise, behaviour therapy, and anti-obesity drugs. But for severe obesity this has limited success and success for long term is very poor. Weight loss surgery or bariatric surgery results in greater weight loss than these conventional treatments. Weight loss surgery can improve the quality of life and bring improvement in obesity related diseases (hypertension, diabetes mellitus, etc).
I felt blessed when I heard about Dr. Padmakumar, as I was struggling with overweight and difficult to carry out my day to day activities. I was also having trouble to breathe properly and my heart rate was also running very high (116- 118).
After my surgery my BP, my heart rate and breathing problem became okay, I lost almost 7 kg within a week of my surgery.
I had a comfortable post operative period and very good experience with Dr. Padmakumar’s team. I take this opportunity to thank everyone in his team for my recovery. I would recommend everyone whom I will come across who struggles with the same problem to contact his clinic.
Writing this feedback to say a big thanks to Dr. Padmakumar and team, who did surgery for me on 23.11.2016. I came and visited doctor when my weight was 130 kgs , now after 1.5 years I lost 40+ kgs and which makes me feel comfortable and healthy when compared to my life 1.5 years before. Even through words are not enough to express my gratitude to Dr.Padmakumar, I still has to pin this words to boost confidence to other patients who visits him for Bariatric surgery.
Thanks a lot again doctor,
I feel more energetic and happy after the surgery. The first 2 weeks after my surgery was a difficult phase. But after that I felt more at peace. I thank the clinic and Padmakumar doctor for helping me through this journey. I still have a long way to go but this has helped me a lot.
I Shija Anil, lost almost 12 kg. Now I am feeling very healthy and confident. The service I got from Keyhole centre is very good. I extremely thanking
Dr. Padmakumar very much.
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