Every surgery comes with a lot of concerns, expectations, and effects. Bariatric surgery is one procedure everyone anticipates differently. However, what most of them don’t realize is that its effects start occurring long before weight loss.
A bariatric surgery changes the way your body digests food. Once the digestion improves, other functions start improving significantly. With these benefits, you begin to feel healthier and more comfortable. When your body start absorbing more nutrients, it helps in building strength and balancing hormones.
Before moving on to other health benefits of bariatric surgery, first let’s see what a bariatric surgery is. It is a type of surgery which is performed on obese people to help them lose weight. Your stomach size is reduced to control food intake. After a bariatric procedure, food passage alters by skipping the intestine. This also limits your calorie intake.
Health Benefits Of Bariatric Surgery
Apart from the fact that bariatric surgery is the most effective procedure for morbid obesity, it has many other advantages for your overall health.
Improves Heart Health
After undergoing a bariatric treatment, patients see significant improvement in blood pressure levels and cholesterol levels. This ultimately improves cardiovascular health and reduces the risk of a heart stroke.
With an improved blood circulation and better appearance, patients experience a boost in self confidence. The fear and stress associated with being obese and going out in public is replaced by a positive outlook on life. This also help you develop positive habits overtime.
A healthy weight maintenance results in a better sleep. Bariatric surgery specifically improves sleep for people with sleep apnoea and allows them to sleep without a machine.
Bariatric surgery also improves body functions which includes fertility, sex life and reproductive system.
Helps With Type-2 Diabetes
Studies suggest that diabetic patients with obesity have seen improvement in their type 2 diabetes.
A gastric bypass surgery changes the way you digest food. It helps your system in getting rid of extra fluids and salts. The procedure also enables the heart to pump naturally. All these effects help people with high blood pressure in stabilizing their blood pressure levels.
Joint Pain Relief
With obesity, pressure on your joints increase whenever you stand up and walk due to your excessive weight. When you start losing weight after a bariatric surgery, pressure is taken off of your ankle, knee and hip joints and you feel relieved.
Ready To Experience The Benefits Of Bariatric Surgery?
If you have been struggling with weight and seeking help, bariatric surgery can do that for you. Not only will you begin to lose weight, you’ll be able to develop healthy habits which will ultimately bring you closer to the healthiest version of yourself. If you don’t know whether you’re a candidate or not, book your free consultation with us today!