Learn how bariatric surgery California helps you to lose weight

If you’re considering having bariatric surgery California, we know you have many questions. The main questions we receive from patients during consultations are “what are the potential complications from bariatric surgery?” There are short or long term risks involved during surgical procedure.

Bariatric weight loss surgery provides an excellent, lifesaving option for people who are severely obese and cannot lose weight by traditional means, and for those who suffer from serious obesity-related health issues. These types of surgery promote weight loss by restricting food intake or combination of food intake and interrupting the digestive process.

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What is the impact of obesity?

When you put on too much fat it results in obesity. It is a chronic disease that poses a significant threat to human health, and more and more Americans are feeling the effects.

  • 35% women and 31% men are considered seriously overweight
  • Estimated 300,000 premature deaths in the U.S due to obesity
  • 15% of children between the ages of 6 and 19 years are obsessed

Let’s look how Bariatric Surgery Istanbulcan do to the body, and how this can lead to reduce the excess fat and increase quality of health.

What is bariatric surgery?

Obesity is a chronic condition in which a person health is affected and difficult to treat through exercise or health diet. Bariatric Surgery Californiais used to reduce the size of the stomach with a gastric band or through removal of a portion of the stomach or by resecting the small intestine to a small stomach pounch.. Weight loss surgery is the option may be recommended by the doctors to improve the quality of life and resolve or improve many other serious obesity-related issues.

  • Type 2 diabetes
  • High blood pressure
  • Sleep apnea conditions and other sleep disturbances
  • Swelling and pain in legs and joints
  • Issues of fertility
  • Cure the Cholesterol-levels and other blood lipids issues of heart attack and strokes

As in other obesity treatments, the most successful results are achieved by changing the eating behaviors and exercising regular physical activity.

How many types of obesity surgery one can undergo?

There are different types of obesity surgery, one can they undergo the surgery depending on the need of the patient or condition you are suffering from. Check the types of the obesity surgery you can undergo

1-Gastric Sleeve

This is a surgical weight-loss procedure is a technique where the stomach of the patient is reduced to 15% of original size using surgical method. Large portion of the stomach along greater curvature is removed using the procedure. After the treatment, you can get the sleeve or tube-like structure for your stomach. This technique is really helpful as it permanently reduces the size of the stomach. The procedure is performed laparoscopically and cannot be reversed. Method is mostly used for children and adolescents to treat their obesity.

2-Gastric Bypass

In this surgical method, the stomach is divided into a small size upper pouch and lower “remnant” pouch and then two parts are reconnected to small intestine. There are different gastric bypass (GBP) procedures to reconnect the stomach to intestine used by the surgeons. Any GBP procedure can leads to the reduction in the volume of the stomach also altered physiological and physical response to food present in the stomach.

3-Duodenal switch

Duodenal switch(BPD-DS) or gastric reduction duodenal switch (GRDS),is also known as biliopancreatic diversion. It is another way to lose weight that consists of a restrictive and a malabsorptive.

The restrictive part in this surgical method can help to remove approximately 70% of the stomach along the greater curvature and also a major portion of duodenum. The other technique malabsorptive helps to reroutes a lengthy portion of the small intestine that results in two different pathways to reduce weight.


A laparoscopic adjustable gastric band is also called as lap-band, A band, or popularly LAGB. It is a silicone made device which is placed around the patient’s stomach carefully to remove excess of fat by decreasing food consumption.

This method is really helpful for patients whose BMI is ofbetween 35 and 40 with certain conditions such as diabetes, osteoarthritis,sleep apnea, and metabolic syndrome etc.

5-Gastric Balloon

A gastric balloon is also known as stomach balloon. It is an inflatable medical device that is placed into the patient’s stomach temporarily to reduce the weight. It is as per the doctor recommendations used as an option to treat your excess fat when you left with no other choice as dieting and exercise, in the case patient don’t require surgery nor doctor recommend it but no longer help to reduce weight.

Who is a good candidate for Bariatric Surgery?

If you desire to get a bariatric surgery California, you need to know fulfill few qualifications. In case you are not able to achieve healthy weight loss with other prior weight loss efforts. Check them as follows:

  • BMI ≥ 40 or even more than 100 pounds considered as overweight.
  • BMI ≥ 35 or more obesity-related conditions such as respiratory disorders, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, lipid abnormalities, type II diabetes, osteoarthritis, gastrointestinal disorders, heart diseases, hypertension and sleep apnea.

For example, a person with height 5’11″ tall and weighs 290 lbsand would have a BMI over 40.

How Bariatric Surgery can help you?

Bariatric surgery becomes an effective tool with when combined with a comprehensive treatment plan to provide you long term weight-loss. Beside this also help you to enhance the quality of life. Bariatric surgeryIstanbul also help to improve and resolve the issues related to the obesity such as high blood pressure, heart disease, type 2 diabetes and more.

Frequently, individuals have improved their obesity-related conditions by getting treatment for their obesity. Significant weight loss using bariatric surgery Turkey may also pave the way for numerous exciting opportunities for you, your family by improving your health.

Change in life after Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery California is a major event in a patient life for weight loss, but the event is also considered as a new beginning. Obesity is a long term disease and there is no operation or medication that can offer you a permanent cure. Surgery with good aftercare and modern lifestyle changes can help you get long term results for health and weight.

Nutrition (food and supplements) and Fluids

Your surgeon or dietitian will make an effective nutrition plan for you to follow post Bariatric surgery. This may consist of liquid diet, soft or pureed foods and regular-textured food to be followed for a particular period of time. While you are healing in the first few months, it is hard to get enough fluid. The patient’s goal is to receive 64oz or more of fluids daily to avoid dehydration, constipation, and kidney stones. You will also require a lifelong habit of daily supplements that usually including:

  • Multivitamin
  • Vitamin D
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin B12

Plasma Medica has specific recommendations on the doses of medications, but be sure that you follow instructions of your dietitian and also surgeon.

Healthy lifestyle choices give the best results for health and quality of life after Bariatric Surgery. You should include Protein-rich foods to your diet with at least 60-100g of protein daily, depending on your medical conditions, operation and activity level. Avoid or limit the food that contains added sugar such as cookies, cakes, candy, juice or other sweets, refined carbohydrates to improve your weight loss results.

Is bariatric surgery painful?

You may feel little little pain at your incision site or the position of your body under surgery. Some patients also experience pain in neck and shoulder after laparoscopic bariatric surgery. Anesthesia is used during the surgery to avoid any type.

Diet Do’s and Don’ts after Bariatric Surgery

To increase success rate of your Bariatric Surgery, new eating habits and dietary choices are essential to make part of your diet after surgery. You need to change your eating habits as you can no longer continue your previous diet plan.

  • Eat soft, pureed and liquid food
  • Consume Protein based food
  • Drink lot of water to keep your body hydrated
  • Eat food slowly by chewing it thoroughly before swallowing
  • Avoid eating tough red meats, dairy products, carbonated beverages and other fried or other fatty foods as it will be difficult to digest.

Plasma Medica Approach

Plasma Medicais most advanced Bariatric Surgery Turkey.  We have strict criteria for selecting experience doctors and our staff. Our surgeon has ability to consistently deliver the highest level of bariatric surgical care possible.

Bariatric surgery is one of the effective treatments offered at Plasma Medica if you want to get long term benefit of weight loss and reduce the risk of other health problems. Although, it is not a cure for obesity but helps to improve the health and quality of life of millions of people! Are you next?

The skilled staff at Plasma Medica wants to assist better for your bariatric surgery and guides you how it works. Schedule consultation with our expert to discuss about obesity and reliable treatment for it!