Infographic: Types of Weight Loss Surgery

Discovering different types of Weight Loss Surgery As we know weight-loss can offer a many benefits to overall health of one’s body like lowering high blood pressure, heart disease, strokes, cancer, diabetics, high cholesterol levels and avoiding a heart attack due to being over health. And young and old alike are taking the route of weight-loss surgery to control lots of health problems. We discuss briefly weight-loss surgeries; the benefits and any complications. 1. Gastric Bypass Surgery – Hinder the absorption of calories from foods you eat. Using staples to divide the stomach and connect part small of intestine to a connected pouch. Good for weight-loss, sleep apnea, high cholesterol and high blood pressure. The bad part is you may suffer with blood clots, lung problems to bed sores. Is overeating may cause stables to come out. 2. Laparoscopic Gastric Banding -Tries to divide stomach in two sections. Creating small pouch to hold food to prevent absorption of calories the foods you eat. Benefit no cutting or stapling of stomach. Bad part: Gallstones and band slip of out of place. 3. Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy – portion of the stomach is removed. Benefits is controlling your high cholesterol, high blood pressure, asthma to diabetics. The Bad is that your weight-low is slow. 4. Gastric Plication – Here a sleeve is created for stomach. Benefit again is controlling your high cholesterol, high blood pressure, asthma to diabetics. The Bad is complications you may have from surgery. 5. Ileal Transposition – Helps control blood sugar levels; while managing diabetes and obesity. The bad is there’s complications like major surgical procedures.

Key Points:

  • 1Weight lose normalizes high blood pressure and high cholesterol, relief of sleep apnea/
  • 2Surgery may take 30-60 minutes Does not involve cutting or stapling the belly
  • 3Conditions with obesity will improve

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