Your BMI is 32
BMI values between 18.5 and 24 are considered normal weight. Your BMI of 32 falls into the category considered obese. While commonly people do not consider weight loss procedures at this BMI, in the case of an existing health problem that can be linked to obesity, chances are that lap band procedure or gastric sleeve may have great benefits. This is especially true if a well-balanced diet and a regular exercise routine have failed to bring the desired weight loss results.
Each person’s body is unique and may have different caloric needs. When your body’s caloric balance status is in caloric excess, it means that you are eating more calories than your body is using and you will store these excess calories as fat. Besides diet and behavior, the environment and genetic factors may also have a significant effect in causing people to be overweight or obese. It is important to understand the risks you are facing if you do not take any measures to lose weight.
Overweight and obese individuals are at increased risk for many diseases and health conditions, including the following:
- High LDL
- Low HDL
- High levels
If you are seriously overweight, have tried dieting and exercise but you fail to lose weight, weight loss surgery is a viable option to consider. If your weight is impacting the quality of your life, bariatric surgery can help you regain control of your life and improve your health.
If you try to stick to the daily caloric intake that corresponds to your height, you will be able to lose weight at a slow but steady pace, until you reach your desired weight. Dieting is not truly efficient on its own, but it can work wonders combined with regular physical activity. Once you lose all the weight you intend to get rid of, your daily caloric intake should be recalculated to serve the goal of maintaining your weight. Weight loss surgical procedures can help you control your caloric intake. The weight loss surgery costs can vary from $7,000 to $23,000 based on the type of procedure you require.
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Lap Band Procedure For a BMI 32
Although lap band procedure is recommended for BMI over 35, it can also be done for overweight patients whose BMI is between 25 and 30. The Lap Band is an adjustable gastric banding system, which is attached to the upper part of the stomach, drastically limiting stomach capacity. It is a minimally invasive surgery that has helped hundreds of thousands of people achieve lasting and healthy weight loss.
The lap band system has proven to provide significant short-term weight loss within the first 1-2 years of use and has shown to improve or resolve several serious obesity-related comorbid conditions (sleep apnea, asthma, diabetes, hypertension). Although lap band surgery is completely reversible, you should consider the lap band a lifelong commitment. Removal should only be considered if serious complications develop.More About The Lap Band Procedure »
Gastric Sleeve Procedure for a BMI 32
If your BMI is between 25 and 30, it means that you are overweight and are a possible candidate for the gastric sleeve procedure. Also called a sleeve gastrectomy, the surgery is performed using laparoscopy meaning that there will only be a few small incisions through which the doctor performs the procedure. Laparoscopic technique allows for quicker recovery and less patient discomfort, to name a few advantages.
Results depend on the commitment of each patient, who must be willing to adopt a sensible eating plan and reasonable routine activity. As a restrictive procedure, the sleeve gastrectomy will limit the amount of food you can eat by reducing the size of your stomach and making you feel full quicker. The stomach during the gastric sleeve procedure is reduced to about 25% of its original size.More The About Gastric Sleeve Procedure »
Based on DRI (the Dietary Reference Intakes) established by the Food and Nutrition Board, the list below contains the daily need of vitamins, mineral, and nutrients. The list contains estimations made for the average person and should be regarded as a general guide.
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The above recommendations are only estimates of your minimum needs, and illness or any genetic individuality is not taken into account. Furthermore, these recommendations are specific to women with ages between 19 and 30, and may differ from the standardized Daily Values used on nutrition facts labels.
Important note: If you have been diagnosed with obesity-related co-morbidities, only perform the type of physical activity recommended to you by your doctor, and only at the intensity level that keeps you in your comfort zone.
A sedentary life is your worst enemy. Physical activity can bring you welcome long-term life changes, as well as a new, better quality of life.