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How Does Weight Loss Surgery Work?

Weight loss surgeries which are popularly called as Bariatric Surgery help a person in reducing weight in 3 ways

Restrictions on Stomach Size

Artificially controlling the size of stomach can impact the amount of food that can be retained in stomach, this approach results in person feeling stomach full in spite of taking very less amount of food

Restrictions on Stomach Size

This is achieved by by-passing the some of the intestine less amount of absorption results in malabsorption of calories. The popular surgeries under this category are gastric bypass and biliopancreatic diversion-duodenal switch(BPD-DS)

Reducing the production of 'ghrelin hormones'

Ghrelin hormones are hunger causing hormones. Using some Bariatric procedures the production of these hormones can be reduced, this eventually results in less hunger means less calorie intake (reduction in consumption of food)