In Mexico approximately 70% of the population suffers from obesity, which has made us the 1st country with the highest index of overweight in the world.
Day after day millions of Mexicans try to survive with miracle diets, different types of slimming products and exercises. These methods fail to control the metabolism in almost 99% of cases neither solving the diseases associated with obesity.
Today, there are advanced techniques approved by the Senate of the Republic and integrated into the General Health Law to combat obesity and treat eating disorders.
These are minimally invasive and laparoscopic surgical procedures such as Gastric Bypass, Gastric Minibypass, Gastric Band, Gastric Sleeve or Duodenal Switch, among others.
These are applied to patients with morbid obesity, with the goal of solving the associated diseases that derived from overweight, such as type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, hypertension, sleep apnea, gastroesophageal reflux disease, degenerative diseases of the joints , among other.
This type of intervention reduces the metabolism and food intake, in most cases interrupt the digestive process, causing the patient to be satisfied after eating little and consequently losing weight.
A patient with only 2 days of hospitalization can return to normal life in about 7 to 10 days, managing to control their reflux, diabetes, cholesterol problems, triglycerides, sleep apnea and / or many other complications that result from being overweight.
With these types of procedures that have a success rate in more than 96% of cases, patients manage to regain their eating rhythm in a short time and improving their quality of life.