How Gastric Sleeve Surgery saved a 10 year old’s life!

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Weight loss surgery is boon for the people who are obese. There is a difference between being overweight and obese. You are considered obese when you are well above your BMI. Most people who are obese don’t often realize that obesity is actually a disease that is the harbinger of many other diseases.  People who are obese often find it hard to walk, sit and stand for more than a few minutes. Obesity increases the chances of diabetes, blood pressure and cardiac issues. Obesity also plays a major role in the loss of self-esteem and confidence. While dieting and exercising mostly takes care of this issue, most people who are morbidly obese find it hard to lose much weight. It is during such times that they are asked to opt for weight loss surgery. The most popular weight loss surgery these days are a gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, adjustable gastric band, and biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch. These surgeries often result in success stories and more than once it has saved the life of someone who could have succumbed to extreme obesity. One such success story of that of Arya Permana.

This little boy’s gut-wrenching story appalled and shocked the world. He earned the dubious reputation of being the most obsess child in the world. At the age of 10 Arya, unlike his friends couldn’t walk or sit up for long. He couldn’t even go to school and would experience shortness of breath very often. Arya’s weight at the age of 11 was a staggering 30 stone (190.509 kg). In the end, it was gastric sleeve operation that saved his life by removing a large portion of the stomach making it smaller and, so Arya’s appetite would reduce and he’d also feel fuller despite small meals. This would help cut down his appetite and facilitate weight loss. The results were astonishing. Permana lost nearly 31 kegs of weight with this life-saving surgery. He is expected to lose another 100 kegs with the help of this procedure. Arya’s is one of the thousands of lives saved by bariatric surgeries.

Weight loss surgery on its own won’t save lives one must adhere to a controlled diet and plenty of exercises. Weight loss surgeries are highly effective in bringing down morbid obesity that is in many ways tough to monitor and difficult to control. It is essential to understand that weight loss surgery different from person to person. Hence it is best to consult an experienced surgeon. At Alluremedspa, we have experience and reputation for handling cases that require sensitivity and skills. We are equipped with lasted technology and used nest techniques to achieve results. Our operations are spearheaded by Dr. Milan Doshi whose experience and skills make us one of the most proficient authorities in weight loss. While considering weight loss always choose quality and skills over cost. While mulling over surgery options always remember while you do pay for surgeries, your life, well being and happiness is priceless.

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