Benefits of Weight Loss Surgery for PCOS Patients

PCOS or polycystic ovary syndrome is the condition in which formation of multiple cysts takes place along the edge of the ovaries. PCOS can cause various problems in women during their reproductive age.

One of the common causes of PCOS is obesity. According to studies, 50% of the women who were diagnosed with PCOS are obese. PCOS can also cause rapid weight gain. If you are obese and suffering from PCOS, considering weight loss surgery will benefit you a lot.

Weight loss surgery gives successful weight reduction

One of the most obvious benefits of weight loss surgery is successful weight reduction. The surgery reduces your stomach size thus makes you to eat less portions. Losing weight with PCOS can be very difficult, so many people with PCOS undergo the surgery to take control over their weight.

Weight loss surgery regulates your insulin levels

Insulin resistance is the most common problem for people with PCOS. Insulin resistance makes your blood unable to remove the excess sugar. When your body can’t metabolize the sugar properly, then it can lead to type 2 diabetes. Weight loss surgery can help your body in regulating the insulin. Though the surgery can’t cure the syndrome, it can significantly help manage the insulin problems.(Weight loss surgery and diabetes)

Weight loss surgery decreases risk of heart disease

Obesity is one of the most leading causes of heart disease. Women with PCOS are even at higher risk of heart disease as is combined with obesity. Studies conducted on patients with PCOS who gone through weight loss surgery reduces their threat of heart disease by 20%-80% within a decade of the surgery.(Weight loss surgery to reduce heart disease risk)

While any kind of surgery involves certain risks, for few patients the benefits far outweigh the risks. You need to consult your doctor to find out whether you are a good candidate for weight loss surgery.

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13. April 2013 06:28 by bariactric | Comments (0) | Permalink

Weight Loss Surgery And Healthy Heart

 

The assessment conducted on the patients who have undergone weight loss surgery revealed that this procedure reduced various risk factors of cardiovascular disease along with improved heart functioning.

Obesity is extremely awful for heart. This is not only a cosmetic problem; it also has serious effects of cardiac disease along with other metabolic aliments like diabetes, hypertension and high cholesterol.

Most of the adult population in U.S is obese. A research conducted at world health organization and the centre for Disease Control and Prevention reported that 2.8 million overweight adults depart their life every year.

There are many benefits of weight loss surgery on the health. The international diabetes federations have recommended decreasing the BMI rate to 30 for bariatric procedure. This means the person is overweight by 20 – 30 pounds and the patients having type 2 diabetes can’t be treated by any medical therapy.

After having the surgery, an average of 54 percent of overall reduction in weight loss was seen in the patients. Before surgery, approximately hypertension and high cholesterol was seen in 44 percent of the patients.

Over 5 years after the surgery, 73 percent of the patients improved in controlling diabetes, 65 percent had improved in hypertension and 63 percent lowered cholesterol levels.

The other 18 studies reported that the patients who have undergone bariatric surgery have considerable decline in mass of left ventricle was the risk factor of the heart failure. Diastolic functioning of heart at relaxation improved after bariatric procedure. The time involved in closing the aortic valve and the opening of mitral valve known as isovolumic relaxation improved as of 84-72.9 milliseconds. This is a general diastolic problem in overweight people.

To improve the mechanism of a heart by losing weight through exercise and diet proved to be helpful, yet for the people struggling to lose weight and having severe obesity ought to considered for surgery.

The transience rate of weight loss surgery is low when compared to the coronary bypass procedure. The American Heart Association stated that weight loss procedure is very much beneficial in lowering the risks involved in the heart disease.  

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4. September 2012 14:11 by bariactric | Comments (0) | Permalink

Bariatric Surgery May Help with Your Heart Health

Bariatric surgery is one of the most effective weight loss procedures for severely obese people. These surgeries promote weight loss by altering the anatomy of digestive system, by limiting the amount of food that can be consumed and also digested.

Apart from losing great amounts of weight, people who have gone through any kind of bariatric surgery reduced their risk of cardiovascular disease by almost 50%. Still the connection between obesity and cardiovascular disease is not fully understood; however obese people often show signs of structural changes to the heart, including excess heart muscle mass in the left ventricle and enlargement of the right ventricular cavity. Both the conditions are connected to heart failure and various other problems.

Also, people who have gone through the bariatric surgery noticed a significant improvement in diabetes, high blood pressure, dyslipidemia, all these are risk factors of cardiovascular disease.

9. September 2011 21:49 by bariactric | Comments (0) | Permalink

About Bariatric Care Center

The Bariatric Care Center is dedicated to the holistic approach to morbid obesity. We believe that surgery is only a small fraction of the whole process of losing weight and a powerful tool when used appropriately. In order to achieve that, our team includes a specialized panel in Psychiatry, Nutrition and Exercise Physiology.

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