Obesity Clinic

Unable to look yourself in the mirror ? Is that your extra fat bothering you? Do you want lose weight? The obsesity Clinic at Nano Hospitals provides you the right guidance.

 

Obesity is generally defined as a state where excess fat is accumulated all over the body. One of the comonly used index to measure the obesity is BMI (Body Mass Index). A BMI index of  30 and over is considered as obese and requires doctor consultation.

Causes for Obesity:

Obesity may occurs when a person's calorie intake exceeds the amount of energy he or she burns. What causes this imbalance between consuming and burning calories is unclear. Evidence suggests that obesity often has more than one cause. Genetic, environmental, psychological, and other factors all may play a part.

Obesity Risks:

  • Diabetes
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Cancer
  • Gallbladder disease and gallstones
  • Osteoarthritis, a disease in which the joints deteriorate, possibly as a result of excess weight on the joints
  • Gout, another disease affecting the joints
  • Pulmonary (breathing) problems and others

 

Treatment for Obesity: Generally treatment needs to be long term as weight loss should be gradual process, because there chances of weight gain is possible during the treatment.

  • Nutrition plan
  • Changing your eating habits
  • Increasing your physical activity
  • Changing your attitudes about eating
  • Joining a weight loss program
  • Developing support systems
  • Following any drug therapies ordered by your doctor.