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Number of fears in obesity surgery

Increasing the number of surgeries related to this disorder in the world, along with obesity, said Prof. Dr. Abdulkadir Bedirli, "Unfortunately, approximately 10,000 people in Turkey each year are having a obesity operation," he added.

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Stressing that environmental factors have increased obesity in recent years, Prof. Dr. Abdulkadir Bedirli, "Friends, spouses, school and business life is affecting our habits. Many studies have been made in this regard to effect of weight of social relations. This issue was investigated with a study of 12 thousand people for 32 years. The research revealed that biggest factors in way of becoming obese were friends. For example, close friendship increases risk of obesity by 171 percent. These rates are 40 percent among siblings, 37 percent among spouses, "he said.

Watch out for sugar drinks

Stating that re are two different opinions about eating habits Prof, Bedirli said: "The first of se is increased consumption of high-calorie industrialized foods and beverages. In many countries including our country, school children receive about 20 percent of ir energy from sugary beverages. Or views can be explained as a reduction in consumption of natural and healthy foods such as fruits, vegetables, legumes and cereals.

10,000 operations each year

While number of obesity surgeries applied in United States in 2011 was 158 thousand, this figure had reached 196 thousand in 2015. The annual numbers of obesity surgeries performed in UK show a stable cruise. Put about 5 for 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. The number of obesity surgeries applied in Turkey has been a significant increase in last three years, and approximately 10,000 people have started to apply obesity surgery annually. The calories that people eat and drink have a direct effect on body weights. With same proportion of body consumed calories, weight increases with less consumption while staying balanced. The most stable approach to weight control is to eat less and exercise more independently than source of calories. "


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