Frequently Asked Questions

Overweight surgery is an effective method to lose weight and keep the weight under control over time. Below are frequently asked questions such operations:

What benefits does excess surgery?

  • Large weight loss. Most patients quickly lose weight and continue with this for 18 to 24 months after surgery.
  • Impaired appetite. Due to the decreased production of "hunger-hormones" experience the patient impaired hunger feeling.
  • Increased combustion. Hormonal changes after surgery increase the metabolism.
  • Better control on type2 diabetes. Some patients experience a complete decline of diabetes symptoms.
  • Lower Cholesterol
  • Lower blood pressure
  • Better sleep quality
  • Less joint pain
  • Better Mobility
  • Improved fertility for women
  • Improved quality of life
  • Increased life expectancy

What is required to lose weight with the excess surgery?

If you are considering taking an operation you have probably tried "all" other roads to weight reduction. Operation becomes too many last resort when other options have not worked. The risk of overweight related health problems and diseases increases the more obese one is, and thus also the risk of complications during surgery. Anyone considering surgery as an alternative must be aware of how demanding it is to undergo an operation, both at the forefront of operation and in the aftermath. In order for the result of the operation to be successful, that is to achieve permanent weight reduction, life style needs to change completely in terms of diet, exercise, and health control. If one is not determined to make the effort required is not over weight surgery an option.

Will an operation provide permanent weight reduction?

The result after years of experience with overweight surgery shows that it is the best method to reduce weight and achieve permanent weight reduction. The good and swift effect is the combination of impaired appetite due to reduced production of "hunger-hormones", increased combustion due to hormonal changes after surgery, and intake of smaller amounts of nourishment. In addition, one should also not underestimate psychological factors such as motivation, dedication and follow-up.

How does one avoid that side effects occur as a result of an operation?

When conducting an operation at PSH, you get a good follow-up from our dedicated team after the operation. As long as one follows this follow-up program and the measures necessary you will reduce the likelihood of side effects. The first time after surgery will be demanding for the body and it is important with proper measures to help it through the restructuring. Side effects are primarily related to malnutrition so patients must follow our plan and nutritional advice. If one follows the advice from us, most people will have a normal digestion and good health.

Need a doctor's referral?

No. You can contact us directly by phone 52 70 05 50 or on post@privatsykehuset.no

Is there a long waiting time to get an operation?

No, with us there is no waiting for surgery, but it runs an average of six weeks from the first consultation to surgery. This time is being used for preparations for the operation.

If you would like more information regarding obesity surgery please contact us by Tel. 52 70 05 50.

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