The Actual Well being Podcast: The Reality About Weight Loss Surgical procedure

This week on Actual Well being, we’re speaking about weight reduction surgical procedure. It’s a subject we’ve got touched on earlier than on the podcast, however this week we’re taking a deeper dive and bringing you all the pieces you might want to know concerning the process.

right here’s now a common acceptance that the “eat much less transfer extra” method to coping with advanced weight problems isn’t appropriate. Meaning remedies like bariatric surgical procedure are getting extra consideration. However what precisely is concerned, and what do folks have to know earlier than they determine to bear the process?

Becoming a member of me to debate this, is Advisor Bariatric Surgeon at St. Vincent’s College Hospital, Helen Heneghan.

Helen says folks ought to perceive how tough it may be to lose extra fats. “Your physique is designed to forestall you reducing weight…So all the pieces goes towards you to take care of weight reduction. It’s essential that individuals acknowledge that it isn’t their fault.”

For these with weight problems who’ve struggled to maintain the burden they’ve misplaced off, Helen says there are different choices folks can discover. “Sufferers who come for surgical procedure have misplaced weight [before]. They’ve misplaced stones and stones again and again…in the event that they haven’t managed to maintain weight off that they’ve beforehand misplaced, there are medical remedies obtainable.”

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The Actual Well being podcast is in affiliation with Laya Healthcare.


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