5Mar, 2018

What is Bariatric Surgery and how does it work?

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Obesity is spreading like a wild fire. The modernization in lifestyles on one hand has made our life easy, but on the other hand the widespread availability of junk foods and lack of physical exercises are pushing us towards obesity and its side effects. Obesity results from misbalance between the intake of calories and their proper utilization. The most commonly used tool for quantifying obesity is Body Mass Index(BMI). It is the ratio between weight in kgs and height in meter2. Normal BMI of a person is 18.5 to 24.9. […]