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India Profile  »  Medical Tourism In India  »  Surgery in India  »  Bariatric Diseases

Bariatric Diseases

Bariatric according to medical science deals with obesity, its cause, treatment and surgery. Overweight is detrimental for a person's, physical, social, psychological and emotional health. Obesity is a rising medical problem that makes one susceptible to heart diseases, diabetes, sleep apnea and other chronic problems. It is always advisable to prevent ourselves from diseases than to go for its cure but when faced with a crisis doctors are ready with answers. offers medical tourism in association with the Apollo Group of Hospitals, for diagnosis and treatment involving bariatric surgery.

Factors Causing Obesity

  -  Consumption of more calories than what the body burns is one of the factors leading to obesity. The unused calories are stored as fat and over a long period of time with minimal physical activity one tends to become obese.
  -  Hereditary and genetic factors are also responsible for gain weight.
  -  Environmental factors and modern lifestyle contribute to this new medical problem

Overweight health hazards

  -  Overweight severely damages the body in all its bodily functions. There is propensity of developing major medical problems due to obesity
  -  Life span of an obese person is much less than compared to others.
  -  Obese people are 6 times more prone to heart diseases.
  -  High blood pressure and hypertension are common in obese people often leading to severe heart attacks, hardening of arteries and kidney problems.
  -  High blood cholesterol, diabetes, sleep apnea , respiratory problems, heartburn, asthma, bronchitis, arthritis, urinary incontinence and emotional imbalance are other major health hazards of obese people.

Surgical Treatment for Obesity

  -  Gastric Bypass
  -  Gastric Banding

After Surgery

  -  Bariatric surgery not only reduces weight significantly but minimizes a number of other health problems associated with it.

  -  Bariatric surgery is not just for overweight people but also for those who are unable to shed weight through dieting. After the surgery one should be cautious about the quantity as well as the quality of food one eats and one should maintain his or her weight. offers medical tourism in association with the Apollo Group of Hospitals, for diagnosis and treatment involving bariatric surgery. Log on to it to get the information regarding bariatric diseases, its diagnosis and its different forms of surgery.

(In US $)
Twin Sharing
(In US $)
1) Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding 2 Days 6500 6000


  • Prices are subject to change or withdrawal without notice.
  • These are indicative prices only and may vary depending on the conditon of the patient, at the time of admission.
  • Apollo will provide final estimates at the time of patient's admission.
  • Single room is well furnished with Bed, Sofa-cum-Bed for Companion, Cupboard, Medicine Drawer, TV, Telephone and Wi-fi facility for Internet access. Mobile phones are available on request.
  • Stay and food for one Companion with patient in a Single Room is included in the above packages.
  • Services like Mobile, Laundry etc. will be charged extra.
  • Post-stay outside the Hospital is at the personal expense of the patient and is not included in the above prices.
  • 1 US $ = INR 45

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