Bariatric is the medical field that deals with obesity with a surgical method. It is applied when BMI surpasses 35. In this type of therapy, various physician specialties participate, internists, endocrinologists, psychiatrists, nutritionists and physical trainers or healthcare adviser (Health Coach) until the treatment is complete.
In some cases, people with a BMI 30-35 are being recommended bariatric surgery if obesity is accompanied with type 2 diabetes, sleep apnea or health problems in the spine – knees. After surgery improvement is felt as soon as the first 10 kilos are gone.
The process of weight loss after bariatric surgery is completed in approximately 12 months with most of the loss being in the first 6 months, but few patients can reach the entire loss aimed initially.
Along with the weight loss in most cases, blood pressure, diabetes type 1, cholesterol, joints pain are gone too. Great attention should be given to body balance for not arising any new skeletal problems. Human beings adjust their balance according to weight; however, when the change is abrupt adjustment is difficult. Various spinal-joint-knee problems appear when someone puts on weight in short time, as well as rapid weight loss causes various skeletal problems, especially when there is no support from strengthened muscles.
Exercise after bariatric surgery has its importance to reach the weight you want. A moderate exercise after surgery can help you lose another 6% of the total unwanted weight.
Among other issues patient must deal with is the sagging skin. The more weight you lose the more skin will sag. The aesthetic surgeries help but can’t do wonders. Exercise is a natural, safe and painless method with no cost solution for the whole body.
Studies have shown that a large percentage of bariatric patients gain weight again after five years, because they don’t focus on changing their lifestyle and habits. Bariatric surgery gives a huge push and assistance to obese individuals in creating a healthier, leaner body. It improves their appearance and psychology in a very short time, but this cannot be maintained unless lifestyle changes are made. This is achieved by training, continuous educating and support from health advisers (Health Coach) today.