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I am experiencing abdominal obesity and black tar-colored stools. The following also describe me: Weight gain and Obesity. What should I do?

I am experiencing  abdominal obesity and black tar-colored stools. The following also describe me: Weight gain and Obesity. What should I do?

Examination: See your GP or a Gastroenterologist immediately. Bleeding (black tar colored stool) demands immediate investigation. ...Read more

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Obesity (Definition)

Having too much body fat. It is different from being overweight, which means weighing too much. The weight may come from muscle, bone, fat, and/or body water. Both terms mean that a person's weight is greater than what's considered healthy for ...Read more


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60 obese lady highsugar heavy bleeding after manapause uterus stick with intestine surgery rcomendd but surgeon will attach stool bag severe pain what?

60 obese lady highsugar heavy bleeding after manapause uterus stick with intestine surgery rcomendd but surgeon will attach stool bag severe pain what?

Colostomy: It is hard to judge whether or not you need a colostomy (stool bag) from the limited details you gave. In fact, it is more of a decision that might have to be made in the operating room. Generally though, if your colon can be prepped adequately, you shouldn't really need a colostomy. If you were having a total colectomy with ileoanal pull through, you could need an ileostomy temporarily. ...Read more

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Does obesity make people incontinent of feces?

Does obesity make people incontinent of feces?

No: While morbid obesity can result in a variable degree of urinary incontinence, especially in women, it does not cause fecal incontinence. If you have developed fecal incontinence you should see your primary care physician, who can initiate the appropriate work-up and refer you to a specialist if indicated. ...Read more

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Im 24 obesse female with pcos recently diagnosed idiopathic intercranial hypertension i had problems for years bowels now orange watery stools ?

Im 24 obesse female with pcos recently diagnosed idiopathic intercranial hypertension i had problems for years bowels now orange watery stools ?

Stools: kinda sounds like some fat malabsorption going on. Have you recently been started on metformin? The main concern would be that the color you are seeing has blood in it. Probably time to have your doc check a hemoccult for blood in your stool ...Read more

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Does obesity kills ?

Does obesity kills ?

Obesity: 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! http://mtex.it/d7iq1obg ...Read more

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My problem is obesity?

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

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How to control obesity?

How to control obesity?

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 more

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How to decrease obesity?

How to decrease obesity?

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 more

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Obesity cause and solutions?

Obesity cause and solutions?

Eating/exercise: 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

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Why is obesity a good thing?

Why is obesity a good thing?

Obesity: Being obese is not a good thing. It increases your risk of developing a long list if medical problems, and in general, increases your risk of death. ...Read more

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Is being obese a disability?

Is being obese a disability?

Obesity: Obesity indicates • 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 • Diabetes • Heart disease • High Blood Pressure Complications of these diseases can cause Disability ...Read more

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I m obese , exercises for it.

I m obese , exercises for it.

Obesity exercise: One of the best exercises for obese is water therapy. Either walking or swimming. Water creates resistance and protects joints and also causes increase calorie burn by maintaining body temp. ...Read more

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What are the tests for obesity?

What are the tests for obesity?

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

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Why is obesity becoming so common?

Why is obesity becoming so common?

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 more

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Is being obese necessarily unhealthy?

Obesity: yes. It is very unhealthy to be obese. Being Obese increases risk for cancer, heart disease and diabetes. STAY HEALTHY and LOSE WEIGHT ...Read more

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What are your thoughts about obesity?

Respect Obesity: 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

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What are the major causes ofinfant obesity?

What are the major causes ofinfant obesity?

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 more

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Feces (Definition)

Feces is the product of ...Read more