19 Apr How To Lose Weight? /Obesity Treatment
Obesity is a chronic disease caused because of long-term positive energy balance; the intake of calories is more than the expenditure of energy. This results in progressive accumulation of body fat that might have a negative effect on the health.
The goal in the starting of the obesity treatment is usually a weight loss of almost 8-10% percent of your total weight i.e. if your weight is 81 kgs and are obese by BMI index standards, you would need to lose weight about 7-8 kgs for your health to improve. It goes without saying, the more you shed, greater will be the benefits for you and your body.
All obesity treatment programmes will require you to change your eating habits and an increase in physical activities. The treatment methods depend upon the level of one’s obesity, overall health, mental health and willingness to participate in weight loss plan.
Methods of Treatment of Obesity
The first goal of obesity treatment is to reduce calories. Practicing healthier eating habits and consuming low calorie food is vital for overcoming obesity.
Exercise and physical activities:
Increased physical activity or exercise is an essential part of obesity treatment. Most people who are able to maintain their weight loss for more than a year do regular exercise, even simply walking.
Changing the behavior and mindset of an obese person is an essential part of the obesity treatment. Finding out why the patient eats large quantities of meals, what triggers it etc? Mostly stress person crave for the junk food and leads to overeating which cause weight gain.
Prescriptions and weight loss medications:
If a person wants to lose weight then it requires healthy routine, physical exercises, balanced diet etc. But in some cases person is unable to lose weight by these methods due to certain reasons. In such cases, doctors often prescribe medications which are meant to go along with the diet plan, exercises and behavioral changes. These medications are not an alternative method.
Weight loss Surgery:
In some cases where the patient undergoing obesity treatment, is unable to lose weight by the stated methods, doctors advice the patients to undergo bariatric surgery. Weight-loss surgery/Bariatric surgery limits the amount of food that one is able to consume at one sitting or decreases the ability to absorb food or both.
So, with all that being said, it’s time that people suffering and going through this painful experience to get treated before the condition takes a turn for even worse .As said by one of the best bariatric surgeon in punjab Dr Amit Garg, “If it is good to lose something; that is WEIGHT. Stop saying, I wish and start saying, I will lose weight and gain confidence.
When it comes to Bariatric surgery/Weight loss surgery, Dr. Amit Garg is known as one of the best bariatric /weight loss surgeon in India. He is the Head of Department of Bariatric Surgery and a specialist in this field with years’ of experience in conducting bariatric surgeries in India & abroad. He is one of the best surgeons in Northern India ( Punjab, Himachal, Chandigarh, Haryana, Rajasthan, Delhi, Gurgaon) and has conducted many Bariatric surgeries at all levels.