Bariatric Surgery is an excellent option for obesity
Obesity, US enemy
Obesity is a lifelong disease, a chronic medical condition that unfortunately does not have a permanent cure and raises the risk for many other serious health conditions, including all causes of death. A person will be considered obese according to their BMI (Body Mass Index) which is a tool o estimate and screen for overweight and obesity in adults and children. BMI is a measure of body fat based on height and weight.
Many aspects may contribute to excess overweight in adults such as genetics, sedentary behaviors, the type and amount of food they consume, the level of physical activity they do, etc. People in this situation must take their overweight and obesity as a matter of importance due to the risk for many other health problems such as high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, liver disease gallstones, breathing problems, many types of cancer and 200 other health conditions related to obesity. Severe obesity can shorten a person’s life by 10 years.
The overweight and obesity is a disease, and should be treated as such
During the 60s and 70s, the prevalence of obesity changed relatively little; however, it has been increasing sharply over the ensuing decades.
In the US, according to 2017 – 2018, from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, nearly one in three adults are obese, this means more than 30.7 % of men and 41 % of women are considered obese in the United States.
Lately, the United States ranks 12th in the world for obesity. US citizens do not understand the size of their obesity epidemic, even when the CDC classifies more than one-third of Americans as obese. These causes of driving Americans’ chronic obese disease, there are no clear answers as there are many aspects of people’s habits and lifestyles that might be considered such as fast food, lots of sugar consumption, added fat consumption, and no physical activity among many others. It is well known as well that nowadays the meals and foods we consume are over processed, containing more sugars, carbohydrates and fats.
The reality shows that over the past years, obesity has become the US enemy and many Americans have taken this matter seriously and have looked for options to end this situation and learn how they can change their life and do better towards food. As mentioned above, obesity is one of the most common diseases worldwide as the percentage of child and teen obesity is gradually getting higher and higher.
As mentioned before, the overweight and obesity can affect in numerous ways. It’s very common that here at Hidalgo Bariatrics, receive lots of patients who are suffering from this disease and even though they have tried several diets and exercise they haven’t seen the results as they are expecting to.
From all this above, Bariatric Surgery offers American and all worldwide obese people an opportunity to open their eyes and change their life as well as their perception of themselves, helping to gain more self-stem, energy, a healthier lifestyle and improve their love life relationship. Bariatric surgery can be the key to success if patients have good aftercare and moderate their after-surgery lifestyle. This will bring them wonderful long-term results not only losing weight but providing them with a healthy life and amazing results in the short term.
According to Dr. Juan Francisco Hidalgo and his great team at Hidalgo’s Bariatrics in Tijuana Mexico, if you decide to undergo a bariatric procedure, you will improve your social life and relationships after the surgery.
Not only will your body change, but your social life as well as your mental and emotional health after surgery.
At Hidalgo Bariatric Clinic, we offer a range of bariatric surgery procedures tailored to the unique needs of each patient. Our experienced team of surgeons and medical professionals use state-of-the-art technology and techniques to perform these procedures with precision and care.
Bariatric surgery has been shown to be highly effective in achieving significant and sustained weight loss, as well as improving or resolving related health problems such as type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and sleep apnea.
However, bariatric surgery is not a one-size-fits-all solution. Our team will work with you to determine if bariatric surgery is the right option for you based on your medical history, weight loss goals, and lifestyle. We’ll also provide comprehensive pre- and post-operative care to ensure the best possible outcome.
If you’re considering bariatric surgery as an option for obesity, contact us today to schedule a consultation with our team. We’re here to help you achieve your weight loss goals and improve your overall health and well-being.