OBESITY AND TREATMENT
Obesity is considered one of the most serious diseases of both today and the future. It can be defined as “accumulation of excess fat tissue in the body”. Obesity is an important public health problem that causes changes in life and eating habits, excessive consumption of processed and health-threatening industrial foods and other factors resulting in both chronic diseases and loss of life comfort. Obesity Surgery is a powerful option for those who want to lose weight, but could not achieve this with various ways, such as sports, diet programs and different treatment methods. And this is one of the most effective methods in the treatment of the disease and achieves very successful results in the long term. Obesity surgery is preferred for a fit and healthier life. The operations are successfully carried out by expert surgeons & teams here in TURKEY…
WHO CAN HAVE OPERATION?
Bariatric surgery can be applied to individuals aged between 18-60 years. Before the surgery, the patient's eating-drinking habits, lifestyle, diabetes, blood pressure are taken into consideration.
The requirements for the surgical treatment of those who wish to benefit from this treatment are as follows:
- People, whose body mass index is more than 40 and body mass index is between 35-40 and have obesity related diseases such as hypertension, sleep apnea, diabetes, heart failure,
- People, who carried out various diet programs and different treatment methods to lose weight and fail,
- People with obesity disease who cannot been treated for at least 5 years,
- People who can handle surgery and anesthesia.