Constipation is the common side effect of Bariatric Surgery.

What is Constipation? Constipation is defined as a condition in which it is difficult to empty the bowels, usually as a result of hard stools that occur fewer than once a week. If you don't have a bowel movement every day, you can feel you're constipated. Constipation is a typical problem after Bariatric Surgery. Bariatric [...]

Is Hernia Surgery Necessary? Look for the Following Warning Symptoms.

A hernia occurs when the muscle wall or tissue that surrounds an organ becomes weak. This can force fatty tissue or any organ out of place, causing a bulge. Hernias are most commonly found in the lower abdomen, however, they can also arise anywhere in the body. Unfortunately, the body cannot cure itself of a [...]


The issue of gaining excess weight has been growing exponentially ever since the time of modernization or we can say from the time of westernization. With changes in the eating habits, adequate or excess availability of food, around the corner availability of high calorie junk foods and reduced physical activity the OBESITY factor is ever [...]

Management of weight loss in women

Diet and Obesity

Diet is an important component of our lives. Our diet is dependent on our culture, religion, our location, socio economic status etc. but due to rapid urbanization and easy availability of energy dense foods (junk food/ unhealthy food), our daily diet has changed drastically over last couple of years. This has plummeted the problem of [...]

5 Interesting Facts About Bariatric Surgery

  Bariatric surgery also known as weight loss / metabolic surgery, has become the treatment of choice for obesity. It gives obese people a new lease of life. But like any other surgery, there are several things that people should know before contemplating bariatric surgery. Facts About Bariatric Surgery 1. Bariatric Surgery is not same […]

All you need to know about Hernia

Hernias can happen to anyone. Worldwide, more than 20 million patients undergo groin hernia repair annually. There are as many types of hernia surgeries as many surgeons are there. Each one has his or her modifications for the type of hernia. As long as two of the most basic criteria are met, any type of [...]

Dr. Sudhir Jadhav on Obesity and Bariatric Surgery in Older Adults

Dr. Sudhir Jadhav is a Bariatric and Laparoscopic Surgeon practicing in Pune. Having done his MS in General Surgery from the prestigious Seth GS medical college and KEM Hospital, Mumbai, he has worked as Assistant Professor in Surgery department at KEM Hospital for 5 years. He is having over 9 years of clinical experience, he [...]


Bariatric or metabolic surgery is done for the obese individuals with one or more comorbidities. On average, the length of hospital stay varies from two to four days depending upon the patient conditions and the type of surgery. In majority of the cases, the patient is upon his/her own feet and can start walking on [...]

What are the Myths and Facts of Obesity

Myths and Facts of Obesity : Obesity rates have risen over the years and day by day and so have the myths and misconceptions about the disease. There’s still a lot and many things which we don’t know about the causes or the best way of managing obesity, but we have to know more about […]