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M South Indian.Why in most cases an obese man and women or obese girl or boy of same weight and height has different levels of belly fat?Male has more

M South Indian.Why in most cases an obese man and women or obese girl or boy of same weight and height has different levels of belly fat?Male has more

Fat distribution: In general, males tend to carry their excess abdominal fat within their abdominal cavity (intra-abdominal fat) and females within their abdominal wall (subcutaneous fat). This is a generality and does not hold true for all cases. ...Read more

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Obesity (Definition)

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


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My daughter is been classified as obese is there any excersises you could recommend for a 10 year old fairly strong girl?

My daughter is been classified as obese is there any excersises you could recommend for a 10 year old fairly strong girl?

Structured Activity: A minimum of 60 mins daily, it will be helpful to involve the whole family in an active lifestyle. Structure allows for better compliance due to accountability to other team players/family members. Walking; use a tracking device 1.5 to 2 miles daily. Dietary intervention is equally important. Participation in household chores that promote activity serves multiple purposes too. Take care! ...Read more

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I'm currently 23 year old girl, obese with a weight of 94kg and my ALT is 57 but I have no problem regarding health, what should I do?

I'm currently 23 year old girl, obese with a weight of 94kg and my ALT is 57 but I have no problem regarding health, what should I do?

Lose weight!: It is easy for me to say and not easy to do, however, you must try to lose weight. You probably have non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (nash) also called nafld. Your weight makes you at higher risk for diabetes, heart disease, arthritis and many other illnesses. Visit this site to get started. http://www.webmd.com/diet/features/lose-weight-fast-how-to-do-it-safely. ...Read more

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I am 22 years old girl and I do not have periods also I am obese?

I am 22 years old girl and I do not have periods also I am obese?

See yout doctor: You didn't say whether you;d ever had a period or not. If if it's a recent symptom it may be related to your weight, especially if you gained or lost a lot recently, you may also have poly cystic ovarian syndrome(pcos) if you never had a period, then there are many conditions that need to ruled out by an md, you might want to consider a pregnancy test as well. ...Read more

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I m a 23 yr old girl. M suffering frm epilepsy frm last 11 yrs n m taking encronate chrono 200(sodium valporate). Also from last few months m suffering frm thyroid with TSH 7.38 , vitamin D is 9.4. Vitamin B12 is also less due to which i hv become obese 8

I m a 23 yr old girl.
M suffering frm epilepsy frm last 11 yrs n m taking encronate chrono 200(sodium valporate).
Also from last few months m suffering frm thyroid with TSH 7.38 , vitamin D is 9.4.
Vitamin B12 is also less due to which i hv become obese 8

Need 2nd opinion Dr.: You have enough things going on that you need to be working with, or getting a 2nd opinion from an integrative medicine doctor (or ayurvedic physician. Vitamin D absorption is much less in obesity, b/c it gets sequestered (stored and not active) in fat &you need Vitamin B12 to be higher. Your TSH value is very high, so this needs to be managed better too as UR thyroid controls UR metabolism. Impt! ...Read more

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I m lady 36 age obese 2 c sections 14 years boy 9 years girl not on medication I have problem of prolong periods , bloody discharge white thick disc.

I m lady 36 age obese 2 c sections 14 years boy 9 years girl not on medication  I have problem of prolong periods , bloody discharge white thick disc.

Heavy menses: Menstrual irregularities can be caused by a wide variety of conditions including hormone imbalances, polycystic ovary syndrome, gynecologic tumors (benign or malignant), uterine fibroids, and obesity to name a few. The best course of action is to undergo a thorough examination by your ob/gyn. ...Read more

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Can belly fat accumulate in different proportions among sisters , i know a family where obese younger girl has more belly fat than her old obese sister?

Can belly fat accumulate in different proportions among sisters , i know a family where obese younger girl has more belly fat than her old obese sister?

Variable: Where fat accumulates can vary from person to person depending upon their genetic predisposition, height, weight, Insulin resistance, etc. In all of them, however, it relates to weight gain increasing Insulin resistance, and can be improved by diet, exercise and weight loss -- + medication if needed. Check w/doctor. ...Read more

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Im a 17 yr girl and 5'4 i weigh 180 lbs which makes me obese im already losing weight im really worried about my height my first period was at 11 yrs?

Im a 17 yr girl and 5'4 i weigh 180 lbs which makes me obese im already losing weight im really worried about my height my  first period was at 11 yrs?

Height: Eating right- fruits, vege and water along with exercise are very important to bringing your weight to where it should be. It is not easy as our society is based on marketing bad things to us constantly, but you can do it. You have heard and seen the consequences of obesity. You likely will not grow any taller. You have 2-3 years after your 1st period to grow then your done growing. ...Read more

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Can a slightly obese indian teenage girl inherit big belly from her father or is it the fast foods she eats that determines her belly fat?

Can a slightly obese indian teenage girl inherit big belly  from her father or is it the fast foods she eats that determines her belly fat?

obese: Her obesity may partially be from genetic predisposition, but it is also very likely that she is either eating fast food, too much food, too many carbs, sugars, junk food, soda, etc. If she ate a healthy diet and exercised regularly, she would likely gradually reduce her body fat. ...Read more

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Male (Definition)

Male refers to the masculine gender, those people ...Read more