Caution if your body fat rate exceeds 25 percent!


BODY fat rate is above 30 percent in men and 25 percent in women is associated with obesity. General Surgeon Specialist Assoc. Dr. Hasan Abuoğlu drew attention to the dangers of obesity.
REYAP Hospital, General Surgery Specialist Assoc. Dr. Hasan Abuoğlu stated that the World Health Organization defines obesity as “abnormal, excessive fat accumulation in the form and ratio that will cause diseases in the body”. “Those with your body mass index over 40 are considered morbidly obese. 22-28 percent in women and 12-20 percent in men. The rate of body fat is 30 percent in men and 25 percent in men is associated with obesity. “


Stating that obesity surgery can be considered for morbid obesity patients, Assoc. Dr. “Obesity is a serious risk factor in terms of developing cancers such as pancreas, colon, breast, bladder, prostate, stomach. In addition, it increases the risk of vascular stiffness, hypertension, heart attack and stroke due to high cholesterol. Obesity, which causes psychological disorders and social problems, is an important cause of infertility (infertility) in women. “

Providing information about obesity surgery, Abuoğlu said: “When it comes to obesity surgery, stomach reduction surgeries come to mind first. Stomach reduction operations are performed with many different intervention methods. It is more accurate to determine the most appropriate method for the patient rather than single and best surgical method or option approach. Regardless of which surgical intervention is chosen, all of them are performed with laparoscopic (closed) surgery method.Obesity surgery is between body mass index 35-40 and can be applied in patients with type 2 diabetes, hypertension, sleep apnea, joint disorders, gynecological problems, heart and vascular disease. In addition, they can be included in the surgery program for the treatment of diabetes after performing the necessary examinations in our patients with body mass index 30-35 with type 2 diabetes and metabolic disorders. “


Underlining that nutrition after surgery is very important, Assoc. Dr. “After the obesity surgeries, it is very important for the patient to start a new life, to follow the diet program created for them, to continue with food, vitamin and mineral supplements regularly. Diet programs should be tailor-made. Basic principles should be observed, daily protein needs should be met, Meals should not be skipped, main and intermediate meals should be followed so that the metabolism should work faster without overfilling the stomach. Absolutely, a second plate and portion should not be consumed. Daily water consumption should not fall below 2 liters. Liquid should not be consumed half an hour before and half an hour after meals. Ready-made beverages should never be consumed, and decaffeinated and still beverages should be preferred. All suggestions should be followed with love and willingly and adopted as a lifestyle. He should be asked to support you in complying with the suggestions given by the family and friends. “


Stating that regular exercises to be performed under the supervision of experts play an important role in the success of obesity surgeries and accelerate the recovery process. Dr. Hasan Abuoğlu “Even though a special program is created for each patient, basic principles should be followed in walking and exercising after stomach surgery. Sports activities should not be started without your doctor’s approval. The most ideal exercises are early walks. Walking in the tempo and time recommended by your doctor is very useful. and weights should be avoided. Exercises such as gym or swimming should be planned according to weight loss and doctor’s recommendation. It is ideal to do your favorite exercises. Swimming and fitness are the exercise types we prefer “.


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