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Date : 24-07-2018

Most people are living at the high end of their genetic weight range. This genetic trend accompanied by present-day eating habits add up to a condition called obesity. Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy or sleeve includes the removal of (about 75%) the stomach along the greater curvature surgically. This is preferred by candidates who want a straightforward weight loss procedure.   Is It For You? Not all who are obese qualify for gastric sleeve. Adults (18 -65 age) who are morbidly obese ie who have a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or higher are considered ideal candidates for a ...

Date : 18-07-2018

Are you obese? Have you been taking medication to reduce cholesterol for a longer time? Do you often take birth control pills? If you feel you have been doing these all this while, you are very much likely to have gallstones on your list. Women in their forties are more affected. Upper abdominal pain which wakes you up in the night is the typical symptom. If stones slip into the bile duct, it can cause severe pain, jaundice, and infection of the bile, which is a very serious condition. When gallbladder stones become symptomatic, ...

Date : 20-06-2018

Does your obese look hurt you when you see yourselves in the mirror? Is it that bulky stomach that has been retaining you from achieving your goals? Moreover, won’t it be fabulous to regain your old, slim, young look by reducing your weight? Bariatric surgery is the removal of a portion of the stomach in people with obesity as a measure of reducing the weight. The surgery is done in people with a Body Mass Index greater than 30. A portion of the stomach along the greater curvature is cut away reducing around 15% of ...

Date : 23-02-2018

The liver tumor is abnormal growth of tissues in or on the liver. It is also known as hepatic tumors. The liver is made of different types of tissues, hence several types of tumors can develop. This can be benign (noncancerous) or malignant (cancerous). Benign Liver Tumors Benign liver tumors are common and they do not spread to other areas of the body. Benign liver tumors are not detected as they do not raise any serious health issues and any symptoms. Types of benign liver tumors HemangiomasHemangiomas is the most common type of benign liver tumor and are ...

Date : 20-06-2018

Colon cancer happens when abnormal cells grow in the lining of the large intestine. Colon cancer affects the large intestine and is usually starts with polyps in the wall of the intestine. A change in the life-style with a high fiber, low fat diet can help prevent colon cancer and screening can detect it in the early stages. If you notice any symptoms of colon cancer such as blood in stool or an ongoing change in bowel habits, do not hesitate to make an appointment with the doctor. Dr Deepak Varma is one of the leading ...

Date : 24-11-2017

What cause Piles? The swelling occurred inside and around the back passage is called as Piles. Piles are formed due to the swelling or bloating of veins present with the anal canal lining. The swelling in the vein is due to the accumulation of more blood than usual.   Major types of Piles Piles can be found in two variants External PilesExternal Piles are those which develops below the lower part of the anal canal. External piles are painful as lower anal canal has pain nerve fibers.Internal PilesInternal Piles develop above the 2-3 cm inside the anus in the ...

Date : 20-06-2018

Hernia and its types A hernia forms when an internal organ bulges through the opening in the muscle or tissue. Abdomen areas are more prone to hernias. Hernias may also appear in the upper thigh, belly button, and groin. In most cases, surgeries are recommended to prevent the complications. The different types of hernia are:  Inguinal herniaThis is the most common hernia and most probably found in women. This is due to the push of intestine into the abdomen through a tear in the lower abdominal wall. Umbilical herniaIn this case intestine pushes through the abdominal wall near ...