Top 20 Doctor insights on: Counter argument for obesity
I have plantar fasciitis. My question is do I need to see a foot dr or will an over-the-counter insole work? I am very obese.
I have plantar fasciitis. Is it better to go to a foot dr for custom insoles or will over-the-counter insoles work as well? I am very obese.
Obesity is linked to multiple other problems:arthritis, CAD, HTN, DM2. Central obesity also is associated with worsening inflammatory chemical in your system. Excess fat essentially becomes a type of endocrine organ with negative effect. Hey, check out this link and do something about it!
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Start w eval by your: Doctor. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site helps determine calories burned for > 100 activities: http://www. Prohealth. Com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2.Cfm. ...Read more
See your doctor for: Starters. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site helps determine calories burned for > 100 activities: http://www. Prohealth. Com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2.Cfm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Portion control: Good eating habits involving portion control and moving more. Portions have grown to double in the last 20 years. We need to follow guidelines for portion control to decrease and or prevent obesity. Moving more and being more active is also important. Try to be active daily, ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Obesity is caused by eating too many calories and/or burning too few calories.
Obesity goes away by taking in fewer daily calories than you burn. So eat less calories and exercise more. Weight daily and if your weight is staying the same or going down you're on the right track. If it goes up, then you're not doing enough. Period. ...Read more
• Poor Dietary habits with lack of discipline
• Lack of Exercise
• Poor coping with stresses in life
It is Not what you eat,
IT IS what is eating you!
Being obese is not a Disability
Obesity can lead to
• Heart disease
• High Blood Pressure
Complications of these diseases can cause Disability ...Read more
Weight & Height: Weight & height are used to determine bmi (body mass index). There are publised bmi values for age and gender that tell you if your weight is too low for your height, just right, high (that's obestiy) or dangerously high (that's morbid obesity). Tests like blood suger, thyroid function & lipid levels help assess the risks associated with obesity. ...Read more
Lifestyle.: First, technology has made most of us quite sedentary, and as such we don't expend nearly as many calories as we used to. Second, busy lifestyles tend to beget grab-and-go types of foods, which are generally less healthy and actual relaxed sit-down meals. That's one way to see it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I like this question. It may garnish a number of different responses.
My first thought is that fear of obesity leads many people to be mean, prejudiced, and to treat the overweight poorly.
I often think that the morbidly obese I see and treat may have some significant trauma in their past and they need compassion, caring, and understanding to get to a healthy place.
Love one another. ...Read more
Overfeeding/ diet: The contributors to infant obesity are diverse. Assuming a babies sucking behavior means hunger rather than self comfort. Teaching baby to eat rather than fuss (invalidating their feelings & training them to be hungry instead)equating feeding with loving. Rewards based on high calorie foods. Families with patterns of overnutrition who fail to recognize it for infants. Etc. Etc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers