Weight Loss Surgery
We care about your Health
BariOSS is Bariatric, Obesity and Metabolic Surgical Speciality Centre which is the only bariatric centre in South of Tamil Nadu which serves patients who require assessment and treatment for obesity and morbid obesity, and also for patients who need other kinds of laparoscopic surgeries.
BariOSS Centres (Bariatric Obesity & Metabolic Surgical Speciality Centre) is located in Chennai, Madurai, Tirunelveli, Nagercoil, Tenkasi & Tuticorin.
* Last updated: October 25, 2021, 12:01 IST
- Chennai, Madurai, Tirunelveli, Nagercoil, Tuticorin, Tenkasi
Areas of Specialization on Various kinds of Surgery
Our team approach means that every patient receives the highest level of care, before, during, and after surgery. We provide each patient with personal attention and expert guidance to make their surgery—and their journey toward a new, healthier life—a success.
Know about Obesity
Obesity is defined as a disease in which fat has accumulated to the extent that health is impaired.
WHO defines Overweight & obesity as abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that presents a risk to health.
Obesity occurs when an individual’s body weight is in excess of the healthy range for their height leading to a high percentage of body fat.
Obesity isn’t just a cosmetic concern. It is a medical problem that increases your risk of other diseases and health problems, such as heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure and certain cancers.
Obesity is commonly measured by body mass index (BMI), which calculates the relationship of weight to height. An adult with a BMI of 30 or more is considered obese. Click here to know more about BMI
How Does Obesity Affect You ?
- Shortened life-expectancy
- Impaired quality of life
- Preventable Non-Communicable Diseases
- Low Self-Esteem
Do's & Don'ts?
Add Veggies in Diet
Do not stress
Don’t Skip meals
Avoid Junk Foods
Don’t Give up
Here are some of common Queries on Obesity
Obesity is defined as abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that may impair health. WHO defines Overweight & obesity as abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that presents a risk to health.
How is Childhood Obesity Measured?
In infants and children under 5 years of age obesity is assessed according to the WHO "Child growth standards" and the WHO Reference for 5-19 years (body mass index-for-age)Read more
How can childhood obesity be prevented?
Supportive policies, environments, schools and communities are fundamental in shaping parents’ and children’s choices, making the healthier choice of foods..Read more
How is Obesity Measured in Adults?
Overweight is defined as the individual’s body mass index (BMI). In adults BMI greater than or equal to 25 is overweight; and BMI greater than or equal to 30 is obesityRead more
Health Consequences of Obesity?
Cardiovascular disease, Insulin resistance, Musculoskeletal disorders (especially osteoarthritis), Some cancers (endometrial, breast and colon), Disability.Read more
Various Types of Bariatric Surgery
Weight loss surgery is also known as bariatric and metabolic surgery. These terms are used in order to reflect the impact of these operations on patient’s weight and the health of their metabolism to treat obesity,
Physiological consequences of obesity are:
Type 2 Diabetes
High blood pressure
PCOD (Poly Cystic Ovarian Disease)
Joint problems (arthritis)
Shorter life expectancy
Our super heros are fighting against obesity.
Dr. Christopher SK
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