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Adolescent Obesity Studies
I would start: with your primary physician. He or she may work with you or may refer to a nutritionist. Doubt a bariatric consult would be indicated at this time. Take care. ...Read more
The definition started with Louis Israel Dublin, chief statistician of the Metropolitan life insurance company, in the early 1940s, as a BMI >25 (definitely >30) for people in their 20's based on retrospective observational life insurance data of the age at which people died later in life. This was subsequently adopted by the medical disease industry. However, BMI is ...Read more
Several studies: There are a number of studies on this topic that both obesity and diabetes are related to sugary drink consumption. Here are links to a couple: http://www.Cnn.Com/2013/03/19/health/sugary-drinks-deaths http://www.Hsph.Harvard.Edu/nutritionsource/sugary-drinks-fact-sheet/. ...Read more
Depends: We all face social problems and there are no particular social problems associated with being obese. However people may face social problems based on a lot of factors like being obese or too thin, too tall or too short, white, black, yellow or red and on and on. Any of these can become a problem or not depending on how we view ourselves and cope with these factors relative to those around us. ...Read more
Have a problem sleeping in the night. Not more than 5-6 hours. Cannot concentrate on studies. I'm 20 and obese. Feel irritated sometimes. Any remedy?
Sleep difficulty: Have aquiet hour before bedtime. Turn off all electronic devises including tv. Take a walk, read a non action book. Listen to soft music and take a warm bath. Also try to get to bed at the same time every night. ...Read more
A lot: Obesity in children or adolescents or adults is due to imbalance of intake and expenditure of calories. A simple view is that obesity is the result of taking in more calories than are expended. Caloric restriction and increase in physical activity are both important in controlling obesity. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A 2014 study says Artificial sweetener contribute to obesity by altering the composition and function of bacterial populations in the gut.Your view?
Obese, high bp, age 32/female. Achy calves in am, itchy near ankles. Oa: hip, knee, foot, ankle. Explain daytime fatigue? Sleep study toss & turn/apnea.
Sleep apnea: Daytime fatigue is a very common problem associated with multiple medical problems. The p[roblem becomes "the chicken or the egg" sleep apnea causes obesity, Insulin resistance, hypogonadism, as well as hypertension. You should focus on sleep hygeine first and get a 2 step sleep study. The other medical conditions cannot be controlled with untreated sleep apnea. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Obesity: Nothing is impossible as long as you have the determination to do it. ...Read more
Find casue of obese: Its not hard, just write down everything you eat or drink for 5 days, here is a list of the top 6 reasons for weight gain, if you are eating or drinking them, stop and find better choices: 1. Any drink with sugar 2. Fast food 3. Skipping meals 4. Fried food at lunch or dinner 5. Bad breakfasts-bagels, muffins, sugary cereal 6 bad snacks remember these are are in order, start on top, change only 2. ...Read more
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