Obesity – Causes, Symptoms, Signs, Investigations, Prevention, Treatment, Complication
Obesity: An Overview
Symptoms Associated with ObesityFor most individuals, obesity has become a lifelong struggle. Obesity is caused by multiple factors, and although the principle of decreased calorie intake and rigorous exercise is a relatively simple concept, there are many reasons that lead to obesity in a person. The need to manage obesity is clear since it has become the cause of many other health problems including:
When to See a Doctor?
Causes of ObesityAlthough there are mostly genetic, behavioral, metabolic, and hormonal influences on body weight, obesity occurs when you consume more calories than you burn during the day via exercise and normal routine activities. Your body stores excess calories as fat. People with obesity might consume more calories before feeling full, feel hungry sooner than normal people, or eat more due to stress or anxiety. Complications Caused Due to Obesity
Irrespective of whether you are at risk of obesity or not, you can take steps to prevent unhealthy weight gain and health-related problems. The steps to prevent weight gain and manage obesity are as follows:-
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