Complex disorder involving an excessive amount of body fat risk of diseases like heart disease, diabetes and high blood pressure.
- Body mass index (BMI) is 30 or higher
- consumption of more calories
- eating excessive amounts of cheap, high-calorie food
- spending a lot of time sitting down, at desks, on sofas or in cars.
- not sleeping enough, which can lead to hormonal changes that make you feel more hungry and crave certain high-calorie foods
- genetics, which can affect how your body processes food into energy and how fat is stored
- growing older, which can lead to less muscle mass and a slower metabolic rate, making it easier to gain weight
- pregnancy (weight gained during pregnancy can be difficult to lose and may eventually lead to obesity)
- Environment and Community
- Psychological and Other Factors
- family style
- unhealthy diet
- quitting smoking
- lack of sleep
- calculating BMI index
- CT,MRI, Ultrasound Scans
- accurate measures of body fat and body fat distribution
- Measuring your waist circumference
- blood tests
- local weight loss groups
- exercise on prescription
- healthy diet with fruits vegetables eggs milk meat
- avoid foods with salts and fat
- Lifestyle and Behavior Changes
- Medical Weight Loss
- Weight Loss Surgery
- orlistat (Xenical)
- lorcaserin (Belviq)
- phentermine and topiramate (Qsymia)
- buproprion and naltrexone (Contrave)
- liraglutide (Saxenda).
- Learning about your condition.
- Sticking to your treatment plan
- lose a significant amount of weight
- Identifying and avoiding food triggers.
- Taking your medications as directed.
- nutritious foods like fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean protein
- Eat high-fat, high-calorie foods in moderation.