Is Rapid Weight Loss Dangerous?

After weight loss operations, especially in the first few months, rapid weight loss is being experienced. This is a situation that pleases the patient on the one hand, but at the same time there is a risk of disrupting the metabolic balance on the other.

The fat loss that the body can easily tolerate is about 4-5 kilos per month. Faster metabolic weight loss is undesirable. Because in such cases, the body's dehydration, blood sugar drop, the changed levels of electrolytes such as: sodium, potassium, calcium may provoke crutial metabolic disbalance.

As a result to those changes , tiredness, insomnia, strenthless, drop of blood pressure, heart rhythm disorders are some of the problems that may occur.

In this respect, it is essential that slimming following the obesity treatment operations is under the control of physicians and dieticians. Adequate liquids, electrolyte and protein intake should be observed and supplemented with additional recommendations if necessary.

This is also necessary in order to prevent problems such as: muscle myolysis , gallbladder stone formation, menstrual irregularity, hair loss and depression that may develop in the long term after the surgery.

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