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Obesity

Obesity

Overweight and Obesity

Basics

According to the world health organization (WHO) report, overweight and obesity are the fifth leading threat to worldwide deaths. At least 2.8 million adults die each year as a result of being overweight or obese.

 

 


Risk Factors for Obesity

 

Obesity & Pregnancy

As you grow older, you tend to lose muscle, which slows down the rate at which your body burns calories, especially if you are inactive. This could further aggravate the weight problem. In women, it’s more common due to menopause.

 


Worldwide Obesity Statistics

Drug Therapy & Surgery

Obesity is the largest and fastest growing public health problem all over the world. It results in a number of chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes, osteoarthritis, obstructive sleep apnea, gallstones, and fatty liver diseases.

 

 

Overweight and Obesity

Lifestyle Modification

Regular exercise is a necessary part of losing weight and maintaining weight loss. Exercise can help prevent many chronic diseases and also improve your overall mood.

 

 


Risk Factors for Obesity

 

Non-Conventional Therapies

In the present day scenario, weight gain is the result of leading a sedentary lifestyle, which includes unhealthy food choices and consuming more calories than you utilize.

 


Worldwide Obesity Statistics

Resources and References

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