What are the positive and negative side effects of having Gastric Bypass (Roux-En-Y) surgery?

What are the positive and negative side effects of having Gastric Bypass (Roux-En-Y) surgery?

  • positive and negative side effects of gastric by pass surgery

Gastric Bypass – Positive and negative side effects The Procedure Gastric Bypass (Roux-e-Y) is considered as the gold standard in bariatric surgery. In Gastric Bypass, the stomach is divided into a smaller upper portion and a larger lower portion. The smaller upper portion that is attached to the food pipe is now reconstructed by attaching to the small intestine. The food what we eat bypasses major part of the stomach and early part of the small intestine. So actually the large stomach part and some part of the small intestine is bypassed and hence the name Gastric Bypass. In effect the reduced capacity of the stomach and the reduced length of the small intestine play an important role in weight reduction. In this way, it is a combination of restrictive and malabsorption procedure. Dr Maran MDr Maran is an experienced Surgeon in the field of Gastro-enterology. He specializes in Advanced laparoscopic Surgery procedures of the gastro-intestinal (GI) tracts. Dr. Maran […]

What is safer the lap band or gastric sleeve surgery or Gastric bypass?

  • Lap band or gastric sleeve or gastric bypass

What is safer the lap band or gastric sleeve surgery or Gastric bypass? Among the many procedures in bariatric surgery, one is confused which one to choose from. Whether to undertake Gastric Sleeve or Gastric Bypass, or to settle for Lap band surgical procedure. The bariatric surgeon definitely explains the pros and cons of all the three types. Let us examine which is safer and is a better bet. Dr Maran MDr Maran is an experienced Surgeon in the field of Gastro-enterology. He specializes in Advanced laparoscopic Surgery procedures of the gastro-intestinal (GI) tracts. Dr. Maran is also a leading Bariatric Surgeon in Chennai and has a penchant for addressing problems concerning Obesity. http://www.twitter.com/drmaran

Prescribed diet for gaining weight between Ectomorphic and mesomorphic

  • diet for ectomorphic and mesomorphic

What is the prescribed diet for gaining weight for a person whose body type is between Ectomorphic and Mesomorphic? Very rarely you find a person who has a pure ectomorphic (thin build, generally tall, skinny and bony) body or a pure mesomorphic (with medium build and medium muscle) body. Same goes true for Endomorphic (stocky and well built) bodies too. Your body generally shows traits of everything. But you can be generically classified into a combo of any two body type based on the two predominant traits you may show. Being Ecto-mesomorphic is one such combo. Dr Maran MDr Maran is an experienced Surgeon in the field of Gastro-enterology. He specializes in Advanced laparoscopic Surgery procedures of the gastro-intestinal (GI) tracts. Dr. Maran is also a leading Bariatric Surgeon in Chennai and has a penchant for addressing problems concerning Obesity. http://www.twitter.com/drmaran

Is it possible to repair your DNA through diet?

  • repair your dna through diet

Is it possible to repair your DNA through diet? DNA is our blue print, a program that contains all vital information and instructions that actually expedites the process of biological growth, biological repair, for the functioning of our vital organs, fighting pathogens that intrudes our biological system and fighting other non-pathogenic diseases. Damage to DNA speeds up the process of aging and with it comes susceptibility to all kind of infections and diseases. How is DNA damaged? The most important factor that ends up damaging DNA is the food we consume. The more processed and refined our food is, the more damage to DNA. But how is that? Refined and processed food simply does not give any work to the body and our DNA makeup is not evolved to support this kind of food in a positive way. They are easily broken down to sugar, spikes the insulin level in our body and produce inflammation to the body causing us […]

After Having a Sleeve Gastrectomy can I undergo my religious fasts?

  • Can I fast and pray after sleeve gastrectomy surgery

After Having a Sleeve Gastrectomy can I undergo my religious fasts? Many religious texts say that religious rituals are to be conducted when you are hale and healthy and your body is under normal health conditions. Fasting is for individuals whose body can tolerate going without food for couple of hours. You have just undergone the gastric sleeve and you are just returning to your normal health. Would you want to risk your health and the success of the surgery at this crucial juncture? Dr Maran MDr Maran is an experienced Surgeon in the field of Gastro-enterology. He specializes in Advanced laparoscopic Surgery procedures of the gastro-intestinal (GI) tracts. Dr. Maran is also a leading Bariatric Surgeon in Chennai and has a penchant for addressing problems concerning Obesity. http://www.twitter.com/drmaran

Is Obesity a disease, a lifestyle or socio-cultural phenomenon?

Is Obesity a disease, a lifestyle or socio-cultural phenomenon? In the middle of 2013, the American Medical Association decided to classify and treat Obesity henceforth as a disease. That is a clear stand by the medical world. But is there something beyond? Opinions are divided indeed. Why should AMA classify obesity as a disease in the first place? Dr Maran MDr Maran is an experienced Surgeon in the field of Gastro-enterology. He specializes in Advanced laparoscopic Surgery procedures of the gastro-intestinal (GI) tracts. Dr. Maran is also a leading Bariatric Surgeon in Chennai and has a penchant for addressing problems concerning Obesity. http://www.twitter.com/drmaran

More About Sleeve Gastrectomy, Commonly Called Stomach Stapling?

Of the many types of Bariatric Surgeries, Sleeve Gastrectomy is one type that is a restrictive method. A restrictive method is one that works on the principle of shrinking the size of the stomach to restrict the intake quantity of food. Dr Maran MDr Maran is an experienced Surgeon in the field of Gastro-enterology. He specializes in Advanced laparoscopic Surgery procedures of the gastro-intestinal (GI) tracts. Dr. Maran is also a leading Bariatric Surgeon in Chennai and has a penchant for addressing problems concerning Obesity. http://www.twitter.com/drmaran

Weight Loss Surgery Options?

  • Weight Loss Surgery Options?

Weight Loss Surgery Options If your BMI is above 35 and have health problems, or your BMI is above 40 with no health problems, bariatric surgery is the only option available for you to reverse your conditions. Your Bariatric Surgeon determines which Bariatric surgery procedure is required for you. Still you might be thinking about the options available before you. They are Dr Maran MDr Maran is an experienced Surgeon in the field of Gastro-enterology. He specializes in Advanced laparoscopic Surgery procedures of the gastro-intestinal (GI) tracts. Dr. Maran is also a leading Bariatric Surgeon in Chennai and has a penchant for addressing problems concerning Obesity. http://www.twitter.com/drmaran

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Dr Maran is a qualified Surgeon in the field of Gastro-enterology. He is a leading Bariatric Surgeon who also specializes in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery procedures of the gastro-intestinal tracts. He has penchant for addressing problems concerning Obesity