Sunday, April 2

Weight loss surgery is making the bones weak, increases the risk of fracture

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Many people have started to go for weight loss surgery for reducing their body weight. Yes, increasing weight has become the biggest problem. Due to lack of time and inability to quit fast food people are going for surgery which is quick and easy. That is why the trend of surgery is strong.

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How Weight Loss Surgery can Weaken Your Bones?

According to a study, surgery done for weight loss can weaken the bones and increase the risk of fracture.  A study published in Journal, JBMR Plus, states that the structure of bones changes after the surgery done for weight loss. This change does not stop despite surgery, despite the stability of the weight after surgery.

Annie Shafer of the University of California at San Francisco, USA, said  “The current medical guidelines have clarity on bone health but most recommendations are based on low level evidence or experts opinion.”

changes in the elements of nutritional factors, hormones, and bone marrow  is behind the weakening or strengthening of bones.

In most studies, the effects of Roux en Y gastric bypass surgery have been studied. This surgery has been a priority for weight loss throughout the world. But recently it has been taken by Sleeve Gastrectomy. At present, the effects of this latest surgery on the bones are not known.

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