Understanding Facts And Increasing Awareness of Obesity

Obesity facts and awareness

Understanding Facts And Increasing Awareness of Obesity

What is Obesity?

Obesity is a medical condition that occurs when a person carries overweight or body fat that might affect their health at any age. A doctor will usually be told that a person has obesity if they have a high body mass index (BMI). The person considered as obese if him having 20 % more than the required weight. It is the condition of being much too heavy for one’s height so that one’s health is affected. In other words, it means to be too overweight. Here is the proper treatment on Obesity surgery and weight loss surgery in Pune By  Dr.  Sudhir Jadhav.Obesity Problems

Causes of Obesity:

There are some causes of obesity, Dr. Sudhir Jadhav is one of the best Bariatric Surgeon in Pune who can minimize your weight-related problems very successfully.

Genetics. Your genes may affect the amount of body fat you store.

  • Lifestyle of family
  • Inactivity
  • Unhealthy diet

Above are the issues which affect the body during the overweight.

Facts of obesity:

Obesity has reached large proportions globally, with at least 2.8 million people dying each year as a result of being overweight or obese or by excess fat. Overweight and obesity are defined as abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that may impair health and can affect the body.                                                                                                                                                                       Overweight and Obesity in long term Kills more people than Underweight, and act as a predisposing factor for diseases such as “Cardiovascular Disease” ( Heart attack and stroke) diabetes musculoskeletal disorders (Osteoarthritis), some cancers including ( breast, ovarian, prostate, liver,  gallbladder, kidney and colon ). The diseases and the disorders caused by the overweight successfully cured by the bariatric surgeon in Pune Dr. Sudhir Jadhav.

 In the short term, it leads to more commonly Metabolic Syndrome

The criteria for the diagnosis of the Metabolic Syndrome are:

Central obesity + any two of the following four factors *

  • Raised Serum Triglycerides             >150mg/dl
  • Raised Serum HDL cholesterol      < 45mg/dl
  • Raised Blood pressure      systolic   ≥ 130 and diastolic ≥ 85 mm Hg
  • Raised fast Blood Sugar level          (> 100 mg/dl)

In adults, overweight and obesity are connected to increased risk of heart disease, high blood sugar, high blood pressure, certain cancers, and other chronic conditions.

To diagnose obesity, you have to do Obesity Surgery in Pune will perform a physical exam and recommend some tests before bariatric surgery which are as follows.

  • Taking your health history
  • A general physical exam
  • Calculating your BMI(Body mass index)
  • Measuring your waist circumference
  • Checking for other health problems
  • Blood tests

Treatment of Obesity And Obesity Surgery :

The goal of obesity treatment is to reach to the healthy and proper weight. This improves your overall health and lowers your risk of developing complications related to obesity and related to your health.

The initial treatment goal is upto5 to 10 % weight loss of total weight. That means that if you weigh 200 pounds (91 kg) and have obesity by BMI standards, you would need to lose only about 10 to 20 pounds (4.5 to 9 kg) for your health to begin to improve. However, the more weight you lose, the greater the benefits.

All weight-loss programs require changes in your eating habits and increased physical activity. The treatment methods that are right for you depend on your obesity severity, your overall health and your willingness to participate in your weight-loss plan.

Benefits of Obesity Surgery are:

After the bariatric surgery, it can reduce the risk of cancer, because it is proved that excess fat overweight can cause cancer problems in our body.

Obesity can cause low self-esteem and reduce quality of life. Bariatric surgery increases both of these.

It leads to an improvement of infertility in both males and females reduces the risk of complications during pregnancy.

Lower and perfect weight can be caused by bariatric surgery leads to a happy and longer life.


After the Bariatric surgery or overweight surgery by Dr. Sudhir Jadhav Bariatric Surgeon in Pune, one can reduce the risk of heart diseases, cancer disease and can make our life healthier and peaceful. He is a leading expert in Bariatric and weight loss surgery in Pune, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery and General Surgery at Sahyadri Super Speciality Hospital, Nagar Road Pune, Shree Hospital Pune, Sahyadri Hospital Hadapsar Pune and Jehangir Hospital Pune Station.

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