Evolution of Obesity Surgeries
The most effective treatment for obesity is surgery. These treatments involve surgical intervention in organs or tissues that function with normal physiology to become healthier. It is desired that the side effects of these surgeries, which are performed to be
Obesity in Children and Adolescents
Obesity is a mixed, multifactorial condition influenced by individual genetic and non-genetic factors. Obesity in children and adolescents often results from a lack of physical activity, unhealthy diets that cause excessive energy intake, or a positive energy balance that results
Post-Operative Pregnancy Nutrition
An increase in pregnancy rates is observed after bariatric surgery. Patients should be informed about not getting pregnant in the first year. It is not recommended to get pregnant while the weight loss process continues. Despite these warnings, early pregnancies
Why Do We Become Obese?
Obesity can be defined as excess fat storage in the body. Although this seems like a problem; this phenomenon can also be considered as an adaptation for survival. In nature, living things constantly need energy to survive. Fat is a
Obesity and Microbiota
Trillions of bacterial communities live in multiple parts of the human body. The number of these bacteria is 10 times more than all the cells in our body. Although they are very very small, their total weight is around 2-3kg.
Obesity and Cancer
Cancer, in its simplest form, can be described as uncontrolled cell proliferation. Cells multiplying uncontrollably cause disease in the organ or tissue they are in. Growth and proliferation are coordinated by some intracellular and intercellular signals. This coordination is in
The Plague of Our Day
Throughout history, obesity has created different perceptions in different times and cultures. Sometimes it means strength, power; other times it is mentioned with fertility, abundance. Today, it is known as a disease. Evolutionarily starting from hunter-gatherer humans; about 10 thousand years
About Bariatric Surgery
Obesity, the incidence of which has been increasing in recent years, is on the way to reach the peak of all the diseases of the past. It is tried to be treated with many methods such as dieting, increasing physical