Bariatric surgery is one of many methods that allow weight loss also commonly known as weight loss surgery. It is a surgical procedure operated on the stomach or intestines. However, the success of the surgery is based on the co-morbid issues, in other words, other associated diseases like diabetes, respiratory problems, and bone related problems and others.
The success is also associated with how the person decides to spend their livelihood after the surgery. Improved quality of life is strongly recommended for anyone after the surgery. Many people who undergo this surgery face post-surgery stress and trauma, and end up making bad decisions. Therefore, it is very important that a person undergo pre and post-operative education. However, bariatric surgery is usually suggested for people with extreme obesity or has exhausted all natural and medicated methods to lose weight.
There are various types of Bariatric surgery, which are, Gastric Bypass, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Band, and Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch (BPD/DS). Every surgery method has its advantages and disadvantages, and the type of surgery is decided on the severity, health conditions, and other associated health conditions. However, bariatric surgery has been associated to treatment of other related diseases such as, diabetes, unhealthy cholesterol levels, high blood pressure, and sleep related problems. However, a person after the surgery may face diarrhea, shortages, gallstones, nutritional infection, and hernias as side effects. The side effects gradually fade away with appropriate care and lifestyle.