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Aesthetic Medicine
Aesthetic medicine

TREATMENTS

NUTRITION

What is it?

The diet and nutrition are two of the most determining factors in the health of the population, excess weight and especially obesity (excess body fat) reduces the life expectancy of people who suffer from it, this leads to high blood pressure, diabetes, elevated cholesterol, uric acid, etc.

In our clinics of Aesthetic medicine in Malaga, Torremolinos and Marbella, we have diet and nutrition treatments that improve the quality of life of our patients.

For a correct assessment of the patient analytical control is essential, a diagnosis of body comparison by first evaluating the patient's fat mass, body water content, muscle mass and basal metabolism using impedancemetry. ANDFood intolerance analysis is also a very useful tool for developing a diet. specific to the patient.

FOOD EDUCATION AND WEIGHT LOSS IN CHILDREN.

It is very important to carry out correct nutritional education and create new habits in children aged 8-15, especially in those who exceed the appropriate BMI (overweight or even obesity). In this case, specific diets that are easy to accept for them are used.

In our clinic They include specific complementary treatments and diets to lose weight safely and in order to improve health in adults or in those women who have come out of pregnancy and want to regain their silhouette.

PROBLEMS IN MATURE AGE.

In the second half of life, it is difficult to maintain weight without reducing food intake, due to changes in body compression. In Doctors Lopez Clinic We not only reduce excess weight and control it, but we also we accompany with specific treatments to eliminate grlocalized handle (central or abdominal adiposity) to recover your silhouette.

OBESITY TREATMENT ON DEMAND.

Various factors influence the causes of obesity and Your treatment must also be multifactorial., taking into account the specific diet according to clinical – metabolic – dietary history; as well as, their physical or professional activity.

PERSONALIZED ASSESSMENT

We offer personalized treatment with a diagnostic study. Our specialists will take a complete history of your health, habits, physical exercise, food tastes, etc.  With the data collected, our experts create an appropriate diet for each patient. and always under strict qualified medical control, all with a good purpose to ensure that your weight loss is healthy, safe and controlled.

COMPLEMENTARY TECHNIQUES

Any of these diets can be complemented with techniques such as cosmetic surgery: liposuction, abdominoplasty or intragastric balloon, the latter is a device designed to facilitate weight loss in patients with obesity, produces a decrease in the feeling of hunger and the appearance of early satiety when eating. With these two effects it is easier to follow an adequate diet and be able to change the dietary and exercise habits necessary to not only achieve weight loss, but also maintain it during the following months.

INTRAGASTRIC BALLOON (BIG)

 He BIG intragastric balloon It is a soft silicone balloon that is introduced into the stomach through the mouth, via endoscopy. Therefore, it is not a surgical act. The deflated intragastric balloon is introduced and once inside the stomach it is filled with a sterile saline solution.l, stained with methylene blue. This procedure is performed under sedation (not general anesthesia) and without pain.

The intragastric balloon helps you feel full, thereby reducing your need for food, while you follow a weight loss program with the assistance of a team of doctors and dieticians. Think of it like the stabilizer wheels on a bicycle, without which learning to ride can be slow and painful. With the help of your “own training tool” the intragastric balloon can help you transform your body in a safe and effective way, improving your health and quality of life..

Placement: The implantation of the intragastric balloon lasts no more than 20 minutes and the patient can go home 2 or 3 hours later.

Duration: The intragastric balloon remains in the stomach for about 6 months. After this period, it must be withdrawn. The balloon will be removed in the same way it was placed, that is, through the esophagus and mouth by a doctor specializing in the digestive system, using gastroscopy.

WHO CAN BENEFIT FROM THE INTRAGASTRIC BALLOON?

The purpose of the BIG system is help people who are over their ideal weight by at least one 40% lose weight, or what In a standard adult it can be 20 – 25 kilos overweight.. Additionally, the BIG system may be particularly useful for people considered too obese or at higher risk for serious surgical interventions. Using this system to lose weight before an operation can reduce the risks associated with it.

HOW MUCH WEIGHT WILL BE LOST WITH THE BIG?

The appropriate pace to lose weight in any obesity treatment should be around 1 kg per week. Weight loss will depend on factors such as the length of time the balloon remains inside the stomach (maximum 6 months) and the rate of weight loss of each patient..

There is a possibility that you will lose little weight or not at all while carrying the ball, just as there is a possibility that you will lose weight in a way that is uncontrollable or harmful to your health. Be sure to talk to your doctor about these possibilities.

WILL YOU GAIN WEIGHT AGAIN AFTER BIG REMOVAL?

You You will have a better chance of maintaining your weight loss after removing the balloon if you maintain the habits you have acquired. in your diet and eating behavior, during the use of the ball. If the habits acquired in the diet are maintained, there is a greater possibility of maintaining weight loss after removing the balloon.

WHAT UNPLEASANT EFFECTS CAN BE FELT WITH THE BIG SYSTEM?

It is very likely that the presence of the balloon inside the stomach will cause nausea or vomiting for a few days after its placement. Your medical team may prescribe medications to alleviate these potential effects.

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