Advanced Laparoscopic Specialists Offer Hope

Publié par hamza lion vendredi 4 décembre 2015

By Marci Nielsen


The morbidly obese have often tried dieting, exercise programs, and fasting without success. Advanced Laparoscopic Specialists in New York city are trained in a comprehensive program designed to help individuals who are at least 100 pounds above their ideal weight and who are facing health problems in consequence. In a fully personalized program, gastric by-pass surgery is only one step.

This surgery, which reduces the size of the stomach, is considered by many to be frivolous. However, those who are obese desperately need help. They face life-threatening health concerns including type 2 diabetes, hypertension and other cardio issues, and sleep apnea. All of these are serious, as well as making life difficult, and all can lead to complication that lower the quality of life.

Exercise, a key part of any weight-control or health-building program, is hard for the obese. Since muscles burn calories most efficiency, lack of muscle tone exacerbates weight gain. A sedentary life leads to digestive problems, more rapid weight gain, and an increase of body fat. Circulation of lymph and blood is compromised, which lowers immunity. It is not uncommon for obesity to lead to chronic illness.

Excess poundage stresses joints such as knees and ankles, making even moderate walking for a mile or more virtually impossible. As lack of exercise contributes to weight gain, the problem only worsens. If the person also has hormonal issues and poor eating habits, the stage is set for obesity. In the United States, this condition is the second largest 'bad habit' cause of death. The first is smoking. In fact, too much sitting is now called 'the new smoking'.

Laparoscopic surgery carries less dangers than open incisions. In this technique, long metal tubes called endoscopes are used to allow the surgeon to operate through tiny incisions that may be far from the actual site of the surgery. There is less chance of infection, less pain and scarring, and a greatly reduced time for recovery.

The surgeon views the operating area by means of special lights and cameras that are contained in the endoscope. The advances in technique have made gastric by-pass available to individuals whose health might not make them good candidates for conventional surgery. It has also lessened the risks and brought this solution into favor as weight-control therapy.

The clinics that offer this service also provide comprehensive support. Dietitians and nutritionists hold classes on proper eating habits and good lifestyle choices. Support groups help both before and after surgery and recovery, giving people the encouragement they need for success. Behavioral counselors help people understand the emotional aspects of obesity and the ways that people can cause themselves to fail.

Patients have all the help they need to lose weight and keep it off. Without this kind of extra care, many people gain the weight back after by-pass surgery. With counseling and support, as well as the skilled hands of trained surgeons, people can truly find new life, hope, happiness, and health.




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Advanced Laparoscopic Specialists Offer Hope

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By Marci Nielsen


The morbidly obese have often tried dieting, exercise programs, and fasting without success. Advanced Laparoscopic Specialists in New York city are trained in a comprehensive program designed to help individuals who are at least 100 pounds above their ideal weight and who are facing health problems in consequence. In a fully personalized program, gastric by-pass surgery is only one step.

This surgery, which reduces the size of the stomach, is considered by many to be frivolous. However, those who are obese desperately need help. They face life-threatening health concerns including type 2 diabetes, hypertension and other cardio issues, and sleep apnea. All of these are serious, as well as making life difficult, and all can lead to complication that lower the quality of life.

Exercise, a key part of any weight-control or health-building program, is hard for the obese. Since muscles burn calories most efficiency, lack of muscle tone exacerbates weight gain. A sedentary life leads to digestive problems, more rapid weight gain, and an increase of body fat. Circulation of lymph and blood is compromised, which lowers immunity. It is not uncommon for obesity to lead to chronic illness.

Excess poundage stresses joints such as knees and ankles, making even moderate walking for a mile or more virtually impossible. As lack of exercise contributes to weight gain, the problem only worsens. If the person also has hormonal issues and poor eating habits, the stage is set for obesity. In the United States, this condition is the second largest 'bad habit' cause of death. The first is smoking. In fact, too much sitting is now called 'the new smoking'.

Laparoscopic surgery carries less dangers than open incisions. In this technique, long metal tubes called endoscopes are used to allow the surgeon to operate through tiny incisions that may be far from the actual site of the surgery. There is less chance of infection, less pain and scarring, and a greatly reduced time for recovery.

The surgeon views the operating area by means of special lights and cameras that are contained in the endoscope. The advances in technique have made gastric by-pass available to individuals whose health might not make them good candidates for conventional surgery. It has also lessened the risks and brought this solution into favor as weight-control therapy.

The clinics that offer this service also provide comprehensive support. Dietitians and nutritionists hold classes on proper eating habits and good lifestyle choices. Support groups help both before and after surgery and recovery, giving people the encouragement they need for success. Behavioral counselors help people understand the emotional aspects of obesity and the ways that people can cause themselves to fail.

Patients have all the help they need to lose weight and keep it off. Without this kind of extra care, many people gain the weight back after by-pass surgery. With counseling and support, as well as the skilled hands of trained surgeons, people can truly find new life, hope, happiness, and health.




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