Dr. Jesus Nunez | May, 2024

Quick and safe methods to lose weight

The struggle to lose weight can be challenging, especially for those who have tried multiple diets and exercise routines without success. Fortunately, there are more advanced and faster methods for losing weight, especially for those who need more immediate and effective results. In this document, we will explore four of the fastest methods to lose weight, focusing on the efficiency and effectiveness of bariatric procedures and gastric surgeries. We will also discuss medically supervised diets, weight loss medications, and intensive exercise programs.

Bariatric Procedures

Gastric Balloons

Description: Gastric balloons are temporary devices that are inserted into the stomach through endoscopy and inflated to take up space, reducing the capacity of the stomach and promoting a faster feeling of satiety.
Effectiveness and Speed: These procedures can help patients lose between 7% and 15% of their total body weight in the first six months.
Minimally invasive procedure.
Does not require surgery.
Fast recovery.
Possible gastric discomfort.
Risk of deflation or migration of the balloon.
Recommended For: Moderately to severely overweight people who have not been able to lose weight with conventional methods and are not immediate candidates for surgery.

Gastric Surgeries (Bypass and Sleeve)

Gastric Bypass: Involves the creation of a small pouch at the top of the stomach that connects directly to the small intestine, which limits the amount of food that can be consumed and reduces calorie absorption.
Gastric Sleeve: It involves the removal of a large part of the stomach, reducing its capacity and the production of the hunger hormone, ghrelin.
Effectiveness and Speed: Both procedures are highly effective, with an average weight loss of 60-80% of excess weight in the first 12-18 months.
Significant and sustained weight loss.
Improvement of comorbidities associated with obesity (diabetes, hypertension).
Surgical risks (infection, bleeding).
Long-term nutritional deficiencies.
Recommended For: People with severe obesity (BMI > 40) or those with BMI > 35 with serious comorbidities.

Medically Supervised Diets

Description: These diets are strict, personalized eating plans, supervised by a health professional, which may include meal replacements, severe calorie restriction, and ongoing monitoring.
Effectiveness and Speed: They can result in rapid and controlled weight loss, especially in the first months.
Continuous medical supervision.
Personalized plans according to individual needs.
Difficult to maintain in the long term.
Possible side effects from severe calorie restriction.
Recommended For: People who are moderately to severely overweight who need rapid and supervised intervention.

Weight Loss Medications

Description: There are several FDA-approved medications that can help reduce appetite or fat absorption, such as Orlistat and Phentermine-Topiramate.
Effectiveness and Speed: They can help lose between 5% and 10% of body weight in a year when combined with diet and exercise.
It may be a good option for those who are not candidates for surgery.
Side effects such as nausea, constipation and risk of dependence.
Recommended For: People with a BMI > 30 or BMI > 27 with related comorbidities.

Intensive Exercise Programs

Description: Structured, high-intensity exercise programs designed to burn calories quickly and increase metabolism.
Effectiveness and Speed: With a proper diet, these programs can lead to significant weight loss in a short time, although results may vary.
Improves cardiovascular health.
Increases muscle mass and resistance.
Skeletal muscle injuries.
Difficult to maintain long term without proper supervision.
Recommended For: Mildly to moderately overweight people looking to improve their overall physical condition quickly.

Gastric Bypass Surgery from $6,800 USD

There are multiple quick and effective methods to lose weight, especially for those who have not achieved results with traditional diets and exercises. Bariatric procedures such as gastric balloons and gastric surgeries (bypass and sleeve) are particularly effective for significant and rapid weight loss. However, it is crucial to consult with a healthcare professional to determine the most appropriate method based on individual needs and overall health.

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Dr. Jesus Nunez

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